Road Trippin’: Rules For Being Shotgun

  In my family, I'm the driver.  I don't mind, I like to drive.. But, just because a person isn’t driving doesn't mean they get to sit there all brain dead, looking out the window like they’re watching a moving picture. I’ve actually had to tell someone this, which is why I’ve decided to … [Read more...]

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

                            Tip toe through the tulips during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. This is the perfect springtime day trip out of Seattle. Millions of tulips, and daffodils in … [Read more...]

San Diego Hometown Tourist: Presidio Park

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...]

Top Spots for the Best Views of Seattle

Seattle is one of my favorite cities.  It would be #1 if I didn't love Manhattan, London, Amsterdam and Stockholm.  One of the things I love is that some days when I'm riding around or just hanging out I feel like I'm in a lovely painting of blue skies, perfect cumulus clouds, green tree lined roads … [Read more...]

5 Things I Love About Stockholm

Stockholm is the first European city that I visited. In fact, I got my first passport, in 1997, to take that trip. I love this city. It's one of my favorite European capitals. There are quite a few reasons why I love Stockholm, and why I keep going back. I've decided to share just a few of them. In … [Read more...]

How To-Do a Layover in Amsterdam

You look at your travel itinerary and you see that you have a 6 hour layover in Amsterdam.  You’ve heard all about Amsterdam...and would love to check it out, but you only have 6 hours.  Think you got time?  You bet you have time.  A six hour layover in Amsterdam is just enough time to make you wish … [Read more...]