Dal Moro’s, Venice – A Great Cheap Meal With One Catch


Jenn kept talking about this pasta place rated #6 out of 1220 on Tripadvisor.  One day we set out to the Castello neighborhood of Venice in search of this pasta nirvana. Continue Reading →

New Discovery At The Guinness Factory in Dublin


A trip to Dublin with my daughter, my mom and her husband Bill around Mother’s Day.  Our tradition, since mom moved to England has been to celebrate Mother’s Day together Continue Reading →

Hotel L’Orologio – Time Heals All Wounds… Check Out the Secret Bathroom


Our family had just experienced a devastating loss.  My daughter Jenn and I had a trip planned which we cancelled (a cruise).  After the funeral I knew we would be Continue Reading →

Cuban Food in Hackensack, N.J. at Casual Habana Cafe

A Cuban oasis in the town of Hackensack, New Jersey

The only time I have ever had Cuban food is when my friend Martha made black beans and yucca.  This dish set the bar so high that I can’t eat Continue Reading →

Five Gifts for Travelers – #5 Rocked My World!


What to buy a travelista?  Well there are some great gifts for travelers this year.  Lets get started: 1-  Kickstarter Travel Jacket – Kickstarter website features items that inventors want Continue Reading →

Jetblue Has Made Me Blue


I have been an avid Jetblue fan for many years.  I just love how they name their planes, the no baggage fees and their friendly staff .  Ah but alas, Continue Reading →

Disappointment at the Vatican


We are of Italian descent and visiting Italy was our dream trip (my daughter and I).  This trip we  planned for years.  Our Vatican experience would be a beautiful spiritual experience Continue Reading →

Svarta Kaffi and My Walk Through Reyjavik, Iceland

Streets of Reykjavik, Iceland

I had landed in Iceland the night before – sick.  After a great dinner at the Hotel Holt Gallery restaurant and a tour that night, then an Icelandic horse ride Continue Reading →

The Top of London’s Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge, London

After our trip to the Imperial War Museum (Harry’s choice), it was my turn to pick.  I chose the Tower Bridge Exhibit.   I had my first sighting of this iconic Continue Reading →

The Blue Lagoon Iceland – Luxury Room and Private Entrance

Blue Lagoon Luxury Rooms

It was the last stop on a 10 day U.K., Iceland trip.  I was sick, an ear infection left me with less energy.  I was looking forward to being pampered. Continue Reading →