Australia Connections

“Souls are waiting for you in Australia.” That was the response from my psychic when, in 1997, I asked him – pleaded with him – to tell me whether I should act on what seemed to be a completely insane…

Back in the Saddle Again

Its confounding to think about the passing of time.  I started this blog back in 2009, initially as a place where I could mostly share what I thought were some screamingly funny travel anecdotes (no judgement, please!) Gradually, I added…

Best Brunch Spots in Europe

Brunch is my favorite meal.  I love the eggs.  The cheeses and charcuterie.  The selection of salads.  The pastries.  The bloody marys.  You name it, I love everything about brunch.  So, I was particularly delighted to find this piece in…

More challenges for traveling to Cuba

Interesting piece from AFAR Magazine detailing more challenges for Americans traveling to Cuba post-embargo.  Bottom line: A.  Don’t believe what you’re hearing about using credit cards or phones in Cuba – its not happening yet; B.  Go with a travel company,…