Around the World A Travel Journal

Around the World

Spices

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 ...
toltec brewing

Toltec Brewing

This was a great place to watch a game! Check out my latest article for Savory Traveler! https://savorytraveler.com/restaurant_reviews/toltec-brewing/
Hall of the Mountain King

San Antonio’s Underground and UNESCO Culinary Honors

Check out my latest article on San Antonio's Underground and UNESCO Culinary Honors on GoNOMAD - https://www.gonomad.com/197159-san-antonio-underground
Ceiling designs: net with crabs, planes, and hot air balloons (scaled)

Crab House – So Much Food!

If you love seafood and plenty of it, check out my latest article on Spotted by Locals. You'll thank me ...

Arizona

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 ...

California

Pier 39 San Francisco

Pier 39 on San Francisco’s Embarcadero

Pull up a chair and enjoy my latest travel video for Rovology! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBzVF_isyX4&t=21s
Chocolate on Chocolate Cupcake

Kara’s Cupcakes – A Cupcake Bakery to Die For

Check out my latest article on Spotted by Locals! https://www.spottedbylocals.com/sanfrancisco/karas-cupcakes/
Ingleside Terraces Sundial

Ingleside Terraces Sundial – Largest in the US

Check out my latest article for Spotted by Locals! https://www.spottedbylocals.com/sanfrancisco/ingleside-terraces-sundial/
Christmas Decorations

A San Francisco Christmas

I love New York at Christmas time. All the lights and glitter and holiday cheer are wonderful. But, San Francisco…ah, ...

Canada

visiting montreal, canada

Video – Welcome to Montreal!

My latest video for Rovology. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etIspcT4mx0&t=2s
visiting montreal, canada

15 Best Things to Do in Montreal, Canada

Check out my latest article here! https://rovology.com/canada/quebec/best-things-to-do-in-montreal-canada/
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 ...

Ireland

Charlie Robinson’s Field

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

Check out my recent video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoaXlSxzYZA
The sea making aggressive waves

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

Check out my guest blog post on TraverseJourneys.com https://traversejourneys.com/blog/2019/12/13/tips-for-photographing-wild-atlantic-way-ireland

New Mexico

toltec brewing

Toltec Brewing

This was a great place to watch a game! Check out my latest article for Savory Traveler! https://savorytraveler.com/restaurant_reviews/toltec-brewing/
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

Check out my latest article! https://rovology.com/united-states/new-mexico/best-things-to-do-in-santa-fe-new-mexico/

North Carolina

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 ...