Sunset Sunday-A SUP Sunset on Lake Powell, Utah

Sunset Sunday-A SUP Sunset on Lake Powell, Utah

Flashing back to a Utah sunset memory that is forever etched in my memory.On July 11, 2011 at the Utah-Arizona border on Lake Powell, where I was starting Sol’s stand up paddle fitness retreats my brother Tyler, his wife Marci, and their 2 year old son Beckham came to visit from California. Tired from their [...]

Xoximilco-A Different Night Out in Cancun, Mexico

Xoximilco-A Different Night Out in Cancun, Mexico

Cancun, noted for its spring break fiesta feel and famed nightlife now has another option for those seeking a great evening out on the town.  A night inclusive of dinner, dancing and drinking coupled with the opportunity to learn about the culture and history of Mexico. Yes, a night at Xoximilco, a theme park in [...]

Sunset Sunday-The Central Andes of Argentina

Sunset Sunday-The Central Andes of Argentina

Los Penitentes, in the central Argentine Andes, bustles in the winter ski season and is a popular summer hiking destination. But the rest of the year it’s a hermits dream with utter peace and palpable silence. It can be the perfect place to capture the energy and amazement of a picturesque sunset. The image, an [...]

Sunset Sunday-A Civil (War) Sunset from Gettysburg, PA

Sunset Sunday-A Civil (War) Sunset from Gettysburg, PA

I always wanted to visit the Civil War site at Gettysburg. The National Park Service’s Military Park located in southern Pennsylvania is constantly a topic of conversation in my family, but I never stepped foot on its soil until recently. When driving south to a wedding on I-81, I noticed the Gettysburg exit and decided [...]

The American Miracle: Happy 4th of July

The American Miracle: Happy 4th of July

I stepped on the ice and instantly felt the chill. No, it wasn’t the coldness of the arena or the ice itself, but the chill recalling a positive and patriotic childhood memory. As a hockey fan (now a huge New York Ranger fan) I watched the game in 1980, I believed in miracles. Yes, I [...]

Watching the New York City Fireworks at Ink 48

Watching the New York City Fireworks at Ink 48

A  few years ago I watched the 4th of July fireworks on the Hudson River from Pier 66.  Impressive. New York City always puts on an inspiring and well choreographed display to celebrate America’s birthday. Last year I received  an invitation to watch the fireworks in VIP fashion as a guest at one of my [...]

Sunset Sunday-Dreams Riviera Cancun

Sunset Sunday-Dreams Riviera Cancun

I pulled a cerveza from the in-room fridge and made my way down to the beach during the golden hour. I love putting my toes in the sand at sunset even if on the east coast of Mexico in the Riviera Maya. Sure, I might not see the sun itself dip below the horizon, but [...]

Sunset Sunday – Galle District, Sri Lanka

Sunset Sunday – Galle District, Sri Lanka

Galle, located in the southwest of Sri Lanka is one of the island nation’s top destinations. Steeped in history, which dates back to King Solomon times with its local ivory and spices attracting traders from Persia, Arabia, Greece, Rome, India and China, the district also contains a colonial past with a first Portuguese then Dutch [...]