Provence Part Two – Avignon and Pont du Gard

Avignon Avignon is a quick 20 minute train ride from Arles and it is well worth spending a day there.  My first glimpse of Avignon was years ago, driving by … Continue Reading →


Bora Bora

Many years ago, approximately 25, I took my first trip out of the country by myself.  My kids had gone to visit their grandparents in Belgium, and the house was … Continue Reading →


Have a Seat

It is easy to exhaust yourself  with a frenzy of must-see, must-do activities when you travel.  I’m a firm believer in taking some time to simply find a bench, sit … Continue Reading →


Grateful Travel Moments

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday here in the States, I’ve been thinking about how fortunate I have been to see as much of the world as I have.  My … Continue Reading →

Tea at the Moana

Aloha, Honolulu!

My father was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1919.  The only hotel in Waikiki was the Moana Surfrider and it would be 8 more years before the Royal Hawaiian was … Continue Reading →