Fashion or Travel: Comfortable Walking Shoes

For some of you the travel season is over, while for others who appreciate traveling off-season, it’s just beginning.  Now, I’ve always packed 3 pairs of shoes when travelling. A pair of flats to be worn for more formal occasions, a pair of good tennis shoes or walking shoes, and a sandals. That’s how I […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – The Hoxton Paris, France

Paris is always a good idea – no matter the season and with it, the collection of the most beautiful boutique hotels will sure make your trip the most memorable. The Hoxton is one I’ve fallen in love with from decor to the simple elegance of eclectic style. The accommodations I recommend  for first timers […]

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Visual Therapy – That’s All

What is it about greenery or flower and fauna that puts a smile on our faces? This beautiful collection of greenhouses from around the world couldn’t have come at a better time for me – and I hope for you – to ward off the end-to-summer blues I’m feeling right about now. Greenhouses are the […]

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Travel: Paris in the Fall

I’ve been thinking hard about taking a trip to Paris in the next few weeks, well…because I simply miss it. So while searching the best airfare, and rates at my favorite hotel, I came across this interesting article in Timeout Online of the 21 things not to miss while in Paris in the fall. Which, […]

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Travel: Where To See The Best Fall Foliage

Fall is around the corner, in a week or so and some places are already experiencing colder temperatures in the early morning hours, and the orange hues at sunset are surely signs that my favorite time of year is almost here. There are some trees in San Francisco that are changing colors, but not to […]

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Food: Best Burgers in America

This topic could go under either topic – Food or Travel. Food if you are a local of course, and travel if you fancy burgers and will make a special trip to the US or state-to-state to test-taste all of them.  Oh what a challenge that would be for someone like me – a road […]

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Travel: Japan’s Most Beautiful Places

I have always been fascinated with Japan and have longed to go there for over a decade. And until I could make it happen, I am intrigued by the beauty of this destination:

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Travel: California Wineries

In my opinion, February and October are the best months for the wineries in California – in terms of the beautiful photo opps.  February, thanks to the yellow mustard plants covering entire fields – the color contrast most welcoming against the bare blackened vines. October is harvest season, when the grapes are robust and deep variations […]

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Travel: Summer End Travel

Three weeks and counting to Autumn, and you realize you need a quick getaway before the stresses of the holiday season is upon you or not….but will use that as an excuse to sell to your significant other the idea of a late summer vacation –  kinda like these places. Disclaimer: Some of the destinations […]

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Travel: About Los Angeles, CA

Although this articles asks the question – which L.A. neighborhood fits your personality best – I decided to consider the topic a touristy adventure instead. You see all my life, I’ve aimed to live in this interesting city – because I wanted to get into the movie making business or something close to it – […]

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