Category Archives - Destinations

Exploring the Barranco District in Lima: Art and Culture in Peru

Barranco Lima Peru

Machu Picchu and other sites in Peru hold a rightful space at the top of travel bucket lists and an increasing number of people are

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Discover Portland’s SE Wine Collective

SE wine Collective

Oregon has become a renowned wine producing state, and collectives like Southeast Wine Collective make making great wines possible for small producers. Take a look.

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Best of the Northwest Art Museums

Pablo Picasso said, “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” The same could be said of travel, so

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Shangri-La Bangkok: Riverfront Luxury

The Shangri-La Group continues to win many top hotel awards and kudos in the hospitality world…Bangkok’s riverfront Shangri-La continues this tradition of luxury and top-flight

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A Walking Food Tour in Savannah’s Historic Eastside

Savannah is a city everyone should experience–historically fascinating, friendly, fun and sexy, with fabulous food. What’s not to love? Join me on a walking food

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Driving Mt. Rainier’s Scenic Loop

Washington’s Mt. Rainier, at 14,410 feet the state’s tallest mountain, is a marvelous destination any time of the year. You could take weeks to explore

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Portland’s Distillery Row: Take the Tour

Tour Portland’s Distillery Row in SE Portland, Oregon and sample craft vodkas, gins, whiskeys, rums, and specialized spirits such as brandies, aquavit, and liqueurs. Stock

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Three Days in Sunny Sequim, WA


Sequim is pronounced, “SK-WIM.”
It’s located on the north end of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula.
Thanks to the “rain shadow” of the Olympic Mountains, it

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Port Townsend’s Cider Route

Touring the Olympic Peninsula and visiting Port Townsend in pursuit of the best of area’s cideries makes a wonderful trip . One this trip, I

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Kentucky Ham: Now a West Coast Staple

I first enjoyed cured Kentucky ham during a three-week road trip that took me throughout much of Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas and Missouri. I couldn’t get

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Enjoying Hard Ciders in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

Beautiful weather and waterfront location in Port Townsend, Washington, and I’m there to sample and enjoy hard ciders at the Northwest Cider Association’s 4th Annual

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Escape to Favorite Yakima Valley Wineries

Yakima Valley, Washington, offers beautiful scenery, farms and food fins, and more than 75 vineyards. Kestrel Vinters and Milbrandt Vineyards were two of my favorite

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