Road trips — to each their own

road trip Roads trips are a great way to discover a region When dreaming of the perfect road trip, some drivers plan a route along one of the highest roads in the world. Others steer through a much lower setting which hugs an ocean coastline at sea level. Then there are...

Sicily — Food, Nature, and Archaeology

Sicily, Italy, Sicily is a wonderful blend of the modern and ancient worlds “You can steal my money, but not my food.”  “If lunch or dinner doesn’t have at least five courses, it’s just a snack.”  “If you want things to go exactly as planned, don’t come here.” These words, spoken by...

Nevis’ sweet plantation life

Nevis Plantations This “Rooms to Explore” feature focuses upon places throughout the country and the world where I have stayed that became part of the experience of visiting a destination. Places that bring to life the local history, culture and lifestyle in a very meaningful way –...