South Africa Part II: Sabi Sands Game Reserve

This is the second of a four part travel series across the south of Africa. Six family members traveled to four countries over ten days: Capetown and Sabi Sands Game Reserve in South Africa, Victoria...

South Africa Part I: Capetown

Welcome to Capetown, South Africa.  A hip, beautiful, seaside town on the southwestern coast of South Africa. Six of us, three siblings and three “outlaws”, toured four locations in south...

New England: Seven Days, Five States

Our godson’s graduation from a northern New York college, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or RPI, prompted a quick side trip to Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont before arriving ...

Scottsdale, AZ

A quick weekend jaunt to Scottsdale, AZ, brought many an opportunity for visiting family and sightseeing. The landscapes in this area of the country are certainly striking. Off to the Botanical Garden...

Around the World Trip – Last Stop, Vietnam

The final country on our Around the World adventure was Vietnam. We spent eight days in this beautiful country and visited four very unique locations: Hoi An, Hanoi, Sapa, and the stunning Ha Long Ba...

Around the World Trip – Cambodia

Cambodia was a sobering (and stifling hot) experience.  We began in Phnom Penh, the capital city, touring various sites and and visiting the Genocide Museum. This was the actual site where prisoners ...

Around the World Trip – Maldives

What an unexpected delight it was to find the Maldives!  For those who aren’t familiar (we weren’t), it’s a ring of 1200 islands located about 600 miles south of the southern most t...

Around the World Trip – India and the Taj Mahal

Our visit to India and the Taj Mahal started and ended with travel issues.  It was bound to happen, right?  Upon arrival, Steve’s luggage didn’t make it and on the way out the airlines c...