Spain’s Secret Beaches in L’Ametlla del Mar

Spain’s Secret Beaches in L’Ametlla del Mar

The beaches of L’Ametlla del Mar will always be special to me. Its shores are ...

Sunset Sunday, An Unforgettable Maasai Sunset in Kenya

Sunset Sunday, An Unforgettable Maasai Sunset in Kenya

This week, I am excited fellow #Africhat Organizer, Ethan Gelber, will share his magical Maasai memory and his Simba Camp sunset in Southern Kenya. In Ethan’s words:  Impossible to make out in the penumbral shadows are animals, the kind of wildlife one expects to see on a sunset savanna in southern Kenya, especially Maasai giraffe [...]

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Should You Attend Travel Shows for Travel Inspiration and Information?

Should You Attend Travel Shows for Travel Inspiration and Information?

People often ask me, should they attend travels shows, such as the New York Times Travel Show or others? Well, let me ask you – Do you love to travel? Do you need inspiration? If so, then yes – make an appearance. Ah, but what can you expect? And which one should you attend? Well, [...]

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Sunset Sunday, Seattle’s Space Needle at Sunset

Sunset Sunday, Seattle’s Space Needle at Sunset

During this past summer before boarding the ms Westerdam for  a cruise to Alaska on Holland America, I spent time in Seattle. It was my first visit to America’s Emerald City in years and the first since the Seahawk’s Super Bowl Championship. Of course, I purchased a few Super Bowl Champion souvenirs as a life [...]

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the Sunset Sunday 2014 Review and 2015 Preview

the Sunset Sunday 2014 Review and 2015 Preview

Happy New Year Sunset fans and welcome to another year of Sunset Sunday memories and magic to appreciate. Sunset Sunday 2014 Recap What a magical and memorable year for sunsets 2014 turned out to become. With forty-eight sunset posts across 5 continents (including ten sunset guest posts), the year reached the milestone of 200 Sunset [...]

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The Writing in the Sky, Sunset Sunday Returns L’Ametlla, Spain

The Writing in the Sky, Sunset Sunday Returns L’Ametlla, Spain

Walking down to the inner harbor I noticed the beautiful sunset sky over L’Ametlla del Mar as boats prepared for fishing expeditions. My travels once again took me to Spain and this charming seaside fishing town on the Catalonian coast of Costa Dorada. I have enjoyed many L’Ametlla sunsets through the years. I visit the [...]

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A 2015 Anniversary Prompts Summer Return to America’s Best Idea, US National Parks

A 2015 Anniversary Prompts Summer Return to America’s Best Idea, US National Parks

This past year, I visited Glacier Bay National Park on board a Holland America cruise ship. Incredible. And talking to the National Park Rangers on the observation deck when we entered the park by ship was a real treat. Their knowledge and appreciation for landscape left an impression, as did Alaska. America holds tremendous beauty, [...]

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One Bucket List Item for 2015

One Bucket List Item for 2015

Let’s all complete one Bucket List item in 2015: The travel blogging world lost Anita Mac, who took her own life, in 2013. Those of us involved in this post want to pick up the torch where Anita left off (her blog focused on bucket list travel) and pledge to accomplish one item from our [...]

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The Bucket List Sunset Sunday, Santorini, Greece

The Bucket List Sunset Sunday, Santorini, Greece

We all have our places we want to see, want to visit, want to holiday. Santorini tops many lists. The luxurious Greek Island is a bucket list destination and after my extended stay earlier this September, I can confirm it not only doesn’t disappoint, but even exceeds expectations. The views are simply stunning. The Santorini [...]

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