North America

I’ve been trying to figure out how I should approach the review of my recent trip to Myrtle Beach, SC. Paradoxically, I’ve never been at a loss for words when it came to describing my experience in a particular locale. However, I must say that this trip was fairly uninteresting. But rather than taking an “if you can’t say anything good...

New York City is bigger than life itself. When I think of Manhattan, I envision constant movement, not one of confusion (though it may seem that way at first) but one of dogged and deliberate certainty. New Yorkers are a focused lot; each stride has a sense of purpose, of self-assuredness. Its people are what make this city come alive. As...

I'm a romantic at heart and I've always thought a Lighthouse situated at the edge of a rocky cliff overlooking a sandy beach epitomized that sentiment.  Maybe the idea of reaching back to a time when one glowing light spun rhythmically through a fog-drenched night drawing sailors safely to its shores is what has me intrigued. That is primarily why I...

Our visit to Miami was purely by happenstance. We couldn't decide if we wanted to disembark from Ft. Lauderdale or Miami for our Caribbean cruise. After doing a fare search on Spirit Air, we decided it made (financial) sense to fly into FF and drive to Miami. We bid for and got a $15.00 per day economy car rental from...

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada We visited during their rainy season, but that didn't drench our spirits. Vancouver is one of the friendliest cities in North America and you can practically eat off the ground it's so clean. Their transportation system is very user friendly and great restaurants abound. Take a trek to Granville Island to enjoy their top notch farmer's market and...

San Francisco, California One of my favorites, mostly because it's such an esthetically beautiful city with so much to do.  We visited Alcatraz and Sausalito while we were there, and as a lover of all things Victorian, I had a blast admiring the "Painted Ladies". The Golden Gate bridge was even more magnificent in person, the pier was all abuzz with activity...