October 24, 2019

"As a first-time, solo traveler, I definitely had some pre-trip apprehension. It was totally unfounded—you may start the trip alone, but that’s the last time you’ll feel that way. Enter one, exit as a member of a lifelong family of dear friends.

My intent in taking this...

October 18, 2019

It had been years since I have visited the stunning city of Florence, Italy and my wife, Anne, had never been. Anne was booked to sing on a cruise through the Italian Riviera and lucky me, she invited me to go along as her guest. Its was a pretty good gig for me!

The it...

September 23, 2019

As many of you know, Mykonos is one of my favorite islands in the world. I spent both my honeymoon and 50th birthday celebrations there. Although it is always my preference to spend an extended amount of time in this one perfect place, I was fortunate enough this summe...

September 2, 2019

I have been fortunate to spend a number of days over the years in the unique and picturesque town of Santorini. At times this town can be crowded during the days due to the many cruise ships that dock in and out of the popular port. However, on this last stop, I explor...

June 7, 2019

My wife and I were looking for a quick getaway from New York City to celebrate our anniversary. It needed to be an easy direct flight, a location not to far from the destination airport, and a property that would provide some much needed quiet and serenity along with f...

May 27, 2019

I was looking for a fun little stay-cation in New York City to celebrate my birthday. We had purchased Broadway Show tickets, so ideally I wanted a location that was not too far away from the theater district. I have never been a fan of staying in the Times Square area...