A Central Texas Itinerary: A Week of Wildflowers, Wine, Food, Music and History in Hill Country


It has been years since we had last been to Austin and San Antonio—too many years. And the last time we were there, we spent all our time in, and driving between, the two cities. This trip we decided to add a detour through the Hill County in addition to exploring the 2 cities. San [Read more …]

Planning an Exploration of Tuscany

Tuscan landscape-GREAT

Maybe it’s the wine, maybe the food, the atmosphere, the people, the scenery, the medieval towns and villas, or maybe it’s a combination of all of them. But whatever it is, we love Tuscany. Any trip to Tuscan must include at least some of its larger cities. Florence is truly one of the [Read more …]

The Alaskan Coast in 11 Incredible Days


Joyce and I went to Alaska years ago and swore we would return. Unfortunately, it took us 27 years to do so. This post provides: An overview of the highlights of the trip; The itinerary we used to pack as many experiences as possible into it; and Links to the posts that fully describe and [Read more …]