City Views

During the first day of our recent trip to Las Vegas, we embarked on one of our favorite pastimes, a city bus tour. Despite the annoyingly repetitive warnings from the tour narrator to hop off at one of the popular stops, we remained in our seats fixated by the glimpse of life "off-strip".As the timeworn vessel careened around the tightest of corners, causing the...

I've developed a fond appreciation for brief vacations.  If nothing else, it proves that you can still enjoy and experience a great deal that a city has to offer without spending an extended period of time there.  I've spent 24 hours in Amsterdam and 36 hours in Savannah and didn't feel like I sacrificed anything in the process.  When I managed to find...

People watching.  It's one of my favorite things to do when I travel.  It's an up close and personal way to studying anyone but it's particularly interesting when it's someone in another country.You quickly come to learn that more often than not, we have more in common than we'd realized.  There may be different methods to attaining similar goals and...

Honolulu, Hawaii Today's photo proves that you can find opportunities anywhere without really trying. We were on our way back to our rental in Honolulu, Hawaii when we happened upon five men who were kayak racing down a canal.The canal just happened to be parallel to Pinky’s Pupu Bar where we were enjoying an Aloha plate, which is a traditional Hawaiian...

It doesn’t take long to figure out that fine art is not in short supply in Sedona. As you drive through the city’s main thoroughfare on State Route 89A, it becomes quite evident that there is a profound respect not only for nature’s creations but also for those that are meticulously crafted by the hands of men. ...

Thailand is known as the "Land of Smiles", but my visit to Honolulu, Hawaii in the summer of 2006 gave Thailand a run for its money. From the moment that I stepped off the plane into the tropical paradise masquerading as an airport, I was in love.The resort-like feel of the Honolulu International Airport was given notice of what joys...