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A Glorious Day in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

A Glorious Day in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

As I carefully planned my itinerary for Sydney, I knew I had to have a day to visit the Blue Mountains. I have read several books where they figure prominently, their blue haze a romantic background to so many stories. The Blue Mountains definitely lived up to their romance. Shying away from large tours and […]

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What I Love about The Four Seasons Sydney

What I Love about The Four Seasons Sydney

I could do the usual hotel review and tell you all about this luxurious 5 Star hotel in Sydney, but instead, I will tell you what I loved about it! (Check out the hotel facts at the Four Seasons, Hotel Facts).   First, the friendliest greeting team ever! All smiles from the time I stepped […]

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Fab Photos Friday: A First Look at Sydney!

Fab Photos Friday: A First Look at Sydney!

  Whenever I go to a new city I take a bus tour in order to become familiar with the layout of the city. In Sydney, this included a wonderful harbour boat tour, which was awesome. Here is my first glimpse of Sydney!  

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Taking a Tour of The Rocks in Sydney

Taking a Tour of The Rocks in Sydney

Australia has a fascinating history. Many of those who settled Australia were convicts, sentenced to be “transported” by England, did you know that? I wanted to learn more about this history so I took a tour with The Rocks Walking Tours, located on Harrington Street, in The Rocks. They were recommended to me by the concierge at […]

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A Hot Mess on the Way to Sydney!

A Hot Mess on the Way to Sydney!

I have been so proud of myself! My packing actually went okay….it took 2 or 3 days, but I was very careful, followed my list, and checked everything off. Preparing for my epic month long journey has been arduous. I’m packing for two seasons, and have electronics, a cpap, camera gear, scuba gear, clothes, etc. […]

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San Francisco’s Beautiful Golden Gate Bridge Must be on your Bucket List!

San Francisco’s Beautiful Golden Gate Bridge Must be on your Bucket List!

I left my heart in San Francisco long ago….it is one of my favorite cities on the planet. Nothing says San Francisco like the Golden Gate Bridge! So here are 14 Facts, Six Things to Do and 24 Ways to See It From Every Angle! Fourteen Little-Known Facts: A bridge across the Golden Gate Strait was […]

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Similan Islands National Park, Thailand, is Wonderful Diving!

Similan Islands National Park, Thailand, is Wonderful Diving!

Finnerty Lambermon, or “Fin”, is a Citizen Scientist I met in the Yucatan, July 2015. We were both on a Ray of Hope Expedition with Dr Andrea Marshall, co-founder and the head scientist for Manta Rays at Marine Megafauna Foundation. Fin is from New Zealand, and adds a Kiwi’s touch to discussing the Dive Sites! […]

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Dory is My Doppelganger

Dory is My Doppelganger

Sometimes, I have to laugh when everything turns to …. . Since Dory is my doppelganger, I guess I shouldn’t be surprised! Don’t get me wrong, compared to 99% of the world, my life is awesome, and I have nothing to complain about. I have traveled in many countries, and I know that when one has […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Cozumel Above and Below

Fab Photos Friday: Cozumel Above and Below

There is no doubt that Cozumel is a one-stop vacation destination! You can even pose with Bob Marley at the Rasta Bar on Punta Sur (the south point of the island)! Cozumel is always fun, and there are cool places on the west, east, north and south sides! I never go to the island without […]

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Think and Pray for the Victims

Filed in Important Stuff! by on June 12, 2016 2 Comments
Think and Pray for the Victims

I wanted to publish today, but I find myself unable to. The tragedy which unfolded in Orlando over the weekend dominates my thoughts. Instead of writing about travel, or my life, today, I just want to say, hold the victims in your heart, and their families. What has occurred is unspeakable, but it will happen […]

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