Escape to the Beautiful North Fork, Long Island

 I grew up on Long Island. Yet, surprisingly enough, I had never been out east to the North Fork, known most predominately for its numerous vineyards, large and small. Upon arrival, I couldn’t believe … [Read More...]


Fall in Love with Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

There are many regions one can visit on a trip to Ireland and each has its own unique flavor, whether a big city or small coastal town along the Wild Atlantic Way.   While many will fly into Dublin, … [Read More...]


History and Distillaries in Louisville and Lynchburg!

I’ve always loved Nashville and have been three times before, so when friends said they were headed for a long weekend, I jumped on board. In the past, I’ve done the staples like the Country Music … [Read More...]


The Texas Spa Roundup

In Houston, the rodeo may have been in town, but after I landed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, I was on my way to a lodge an hour outside of Houston to begin a very different roundup of … [Read More...]


Winter Blues? Head South for Sun, Sand and Serenity at The Carillon Hotel and Spa (formerly Canyon Ranch Miami Beach)

It was a few days into the New Year, and I had finally escaped the cold city for a few days and hopped on a flight to South Florida. I didn’t know exactly where I was going to go after my trip to the … [Read More...]


Chill Out at Chiva Som : Thailand’s Top Health Retreat

Wheatgrass and green juices with breakfast on the ocean,  hundreds of skin, body and mind treatments, fitness training and group classes, tai chi and yoga, and the most delicious buffets and sit down … [Read More...]


Thailand: Affordable Cuisine, Culture, Markets and Massages!

From Bangkok’s bustling city life to Chiang Mai’s temples and elephant farms, and Phuket’s paradise beaches and resorts, Thailand has something for everyone. As I write this, I am on my way to Chiva … [Read More...]


Arizona’s Agriculture and Adventures

When one thinks of a warm winter getaway, the Caribbean or South America may come to mind.  But how about vacationing in the United States, where you don’t have to worry about money exchange or … [Read More...]