Around the World A Travel Journal

Around the World

Cowgirl Creamery Sidekick

Cowgirl Sidekick – The Perfect Day

I have this friend who has a small (28 foot) sailboat that he takes out almost every weekend to sail ...
Tea shop

Song Tea & Ceramics – Organic Tea

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Tommys Joynt

Tommy’s Joynt – An Encounter

The best bistro ever! Check it out on Spotted by Locals.
A man fishing

Fort Baker – Of All the Places

At the anchor of the Golden Gate Bridge...who knew Fort Baker could be so nice? Check it out on Spotted ...


Bison skulls with paint

Toro Restaurant and Rum Bar – Scottsdale

This was a really fun and laid-back place to have an early dinner in Scottsdale, Arizona. Check out this quick ...
Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend – Mother Nature’s Art

Since I was in the neighborhood, that neighborhood being Page, Arizona, I decided I might as well hit Horseshoe Bend ...
Curvy rock formations

The Colors of Antelope Canyon

I'm sure we've all seen images of Antelope Canyon and have ooo-ed and ahhh-ed all over ourselves. But nothing beats ...


San Francisco Brewing Company – A Nice Place to Relax

Howdy folks! Have a look at my latest article for Spotted by Locals here. ⬇️
The Pier Market

Pier Market – Another Great One!

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A room full of bikes

Blazing Saddles – Bike Rental Shop

Check out another of my latest articles from Spotted by Locals here!
balloon alley

Balloon Alley – Interactive Murals

Check out another of my latest articles for Spotted by Locals here.


visiting montreal, canada

Video – Welcome to Montreal!

My latest video for Rovology. Enjoy!
visiting montreal, canada

15 Best Things to Do in Montreal, Canada

Check out my latest article here!
Aboriginal Cultural Festival - Victoria, BC

Victoria: A Jewel in the Crown of British Columbia

I’ve been to Victoria, British Columbia exactly twice in my life with nearly 30 years distance between trips. The first ...


Charlie Robinson’s Field

An Impromptu Bit of Entertainment with the Irish Seed Savers – Ireland

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The sea making aggressive waves

The Wild Atlantic Way with Traverse Journeys – Guest Blog Post – 2019

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Eat sign

Omaha Steaks – A Legacy

Never been to Omaha? Well, you are going to want to go now…or as soon as this virus is done ...

New Mexico

toltec brewing

Toltec Brewing

This was a great place to watch a game! Check out my latest article for Savory Traveler!
Lights forming a cowboy and a desert scenery

Christmas Southwest Style

This was so much fun to write and photograph! Check out my latest article in Food, Wine, and Travel Magazine, ...
Christmas Lights

Spirit of the Season

A couple of years ago, I read about a Christmas celebration at the Coronado Historic Site in Bernalillo, the former ...
Santa Fe - La Cieneguilla Cave

8 Best Things to Do in Santa Fe, New Mexico – 2021 List and Images

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North Carolina

Johnston County, North Carolina — What’s Not to Love?

Johnston County, North Carolina, isn't a place you hear about often, if at all. But not exploring all it has ...

Hollywood Glamour in the Heart of the South

Check out my latest article in Weekend Notes
Black house

Dreams Do Come True on the Outer Banks

Ever since I saw the movie Nights in Rodanthe, with the fantastic house, the wild horses running on the beach, the ...


San Antonio Riverwalk

San Antonio: UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy

My latest UNESCO article with the folks over at Wander with Wonder. Check it out!

Following the UNESCO Culinary Trail in San Antonio, Texas

What a great trip this was! So many great things to do, so many great people to talk to, so ...
Hall of the Mountain King

San Antonio’s Underground and UNESCO Culinary Honors

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Boat dock

11 of the Coolest Things to Do in Port Townsend, Washington

Check out my latest article for Rovology here...