The Beatles Love
Do We Need More “Love”

In a city that has evolved into a place where established artists who still have a great deal of commercial appeal (think Elton John, J-Lo, Lionel Richie) can come and play mini-residencies,…

Kimpton Seaside Resort
Hotel Ratings – What Do They Mean?

I’m going to take you back a few years, 10 in fact, to 2008 and the hit movie Ocean’s Thirteen. For those unfamiliar with the film, it was the third in the…

Machu Picchu
Peru – Beyond Machu Picchu
Long a tourist favorite on the rise, Peru has finally emerged from the shadows of its better-known neighbors Brazil and Argentina, as a world class destination whose come up is complete. Peru’s…
Fjord Alaska
Alaska The Last Frontier

Long before the phrase “bucket list” became part of American pop culture I had already made up my mind that Alaska would be on my list. Why Alaska? I contemplated that question,…

La Fortuna Costa Rica
Costa Rica – Pura Vida!
For the better part of the past decade friends and family kept singing the virtues of Costa Rica. Michael, you’ve got to visit Costa Rica. Trust me one said, “You won’t want…
African American Woman
Four Reasons to Visit Las Vegas Solo
Let’s get something straight: A solo trip is always a good idea. No exceptions, no rainchecks, no maybe-next-times. While romantic weekends and friend getaways are great and often very necessary, there is…