Travel: Not the Same Old…

I can’t figure out in which order travel falls into my top three obsessions – which are: writing, photography, travel. OR. Travel, writing, photography. OR Photography, travel, writing.  But it’s up there and so with that said, I am again online searching for more, much more about travel. In this case, not the same old […]

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Travel: Past the High Season

Enjoy your eclipse sighting – if you happen to be the fortunate few who can actually see it. Now, pas the eclipse sighting, I also realize most everyone is pre-occupied with back-to-school or sending their kids off to college or first days of pre-school. But the great part of this season, past the sentimental parents, […]

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Travel: Exploring Paris Past The Eiffel Tower

There are many sides to Paris I adore and what I love most is discovering something new every time I go there – which is at least once a year. For example: {featured image is copyright rawsilkandsaffron and one I took on March 12, 2017 celebrating a friend’s birthday}

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Travel: Where To Go In September

I always plan my travels for September – because I feel it is a great month to experience the best of weather, the least of crowds, and the locals not as stressed with tourists as they are during the summer. With that said, here and here are two lists of some of the best places […]

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Travel: Interesting Finds Online – Vol 16

I love the idea of being humored, or entertained, or caught of guard with information about this or that. You know what I mean?  Like when you are searching for something relevant and stumble upon something not so relevant and then you find yourself just appreciating the details or laughing about it, or even considering […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – Belmond Hotel Splendido – Portofino, Italy

A decade ago my hubs and I embarked on a trip to Italy. One town in particular was to Genoa in hopes of finding Portofino. Instead we stumbled upon Rapallo and all other small beach towns in the area. Which wasn’t a bad thing, but I was sad that I didn’t see this beautiful waterfront […]

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Travel: Most Beautiful Streets In The World

This might be an overstatement because, although the list here fairly details some of the worlds most beautiful streets, I can assure you there are so many more worth discovering.  And I know we all know this – but for now here are some of my favorites. For the complete list go here:

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This Morning’s Focus…Italy

The city (San Francisco) is not the place to be in the summer months if you are a sun worshiper, and the fact the fog is holding steady at bay, and the weather is unpleasantly windy and cold – all of it is enough for me to shift my visual focus – to simply Italy: […]

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Travel: Let’s Talk U.S.

I seldom mention travel in or around the U.S. – I suppose it’s because I take this amazing country for granted. But I’ve made my way throughout parts of the 50 states and truth be told kind of feel envious of those that have covered all 50 or even 30. Like my old travel boss, […]

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