Don’t Lose Your Family Vacation Photos!

Cannes

In May 2009, we (Rolle, My Mama, Her Friend, & Me) went on a 17 day European Vacation. We started out in London, stayed there for four days then we hired a car to take us to Southampton for the start of our 11-day Mediterranean cruise. The ports of call on the cruise were (in this order) Vigo, … [Read more...]

Top 5 Most Popular Posts For 2012

Central Park and Fall Leaves

The following posts were my most popular posts for 2012. It truly is a trip down memory lane considering that none were written in 2012. These winners are full of some of my best and favorite travel photos. I must point out that I took the top 5, which of course is totally unfair to the posts I … [Read more...]

New York City: Day Trip to The Walkway Over The Hudson

Thru The Grate - The Husdon River

It’s autumn.  That means it’s time for visiting locations that provide a great leaf-peeping show.  For a great day trip out of Manhattan, check out The Walkway Over The Hudson, located in Poughkeepsie,  It's a quick 1.5 hour drive outside the city. What was at one time the world’s longest bridge, … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Frankenweenie Hollywood Movie Premiere – Celebrity Interviews

Frankenweenie Premiere Billboard

I had the pleasure of working the reporters line while on a recent trip to Los Angeles.  It was awesome. I was reporting from the premiere of Disney's new Tim Burton movie; Frankenweenie.  It's a movie about a boy and his dog and what ensues when he brings his beloved pet dog Sparky back from … [Read more...]

San Diego Hometown Tourist: Balboa Park

Lily Pond Balboa Park

Balboa Park is San Diego's jewel.  America's largest urban cultural park has more than 30 Museums, Performing Arts Venues, and Sports and Recreational Facilities, along with numerous gardens and restaurants.  Sandwiched between 6th Ave. on the west and Park Blvd. on the east, Balboa Park is 1200 … [Read more...]

Amsterdam and Porcelain Houses

Herengracht 203 Top - KLM House #53

One of my travel collections consists of KLM Delft Blue miniature houses. They come out with new house every year, and each one is numbered.   Some might say that the coolest thing about them is that they come filled with Bois Jenever (dutch gin).  What I find most cool is that they are replicas of … [Read more...]

Travel Game Features San Diego

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Sign

I'm coming down to the home stretch with the Dog Days of Summer Travel Game.  And, there is not better place for the home stretch to end than in my hometown of San Diego. All month I have been traveling around and it's been a fun filled journey.  I started in Saudi Arabia and hung out in … [Read more...]

San Diego Hometown Tourist: Presidio Park

Serra Museum

Perched up on the top of a hill at the entrance into “the valley” Presidio Park is one of my favorite parks in San Diego.  With views over Mission Bay to the Pacific Ocean, it's a favorite for sunset watchers. As a major symbol of the city, it stands atop the hill recognized as the site where … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] This Morning In Seattle (8/11/12):

Seattle Skyline from Hamilton Park Lookout

Early this morning I went for a drive to one of my favorite areas in Seattle; Alki Beach. You can tell from this rough video taken using my phone that this is the beginning of a beautiful day.   … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Amsterdam Gay Pride Parade 2012

Black Booty Shorts Gay Guy

Dutch people overwhelmingly support equal rights for gays, and the country became the world's first to fully sanction gay marriages in April 2001.  So when I found out it was Gay Pride week the weekend I was going to Amsterdam, there was no way I was going to miss the parade.  I expected something … [Read more...]