Archive | Take a Trip

Fyllis Hockman and Victor Block picnicking in Sicily.

Sicily: Where What’s Not The Itinerary is as important as What is

Admittedly, exploring the old medieval city of Modica was fascinating, but it couldn’t compare with the unexpected joy rides in vintage iconic Fiat 500 sports cars over hilly, twisty, curvy, windy, narrow, cobblestone streets.

Read the full story

Posted in Travel & Leisure, Take a Trip1 Comment

Vervet monkeys

Sugar Plantations Are Gone, But St. Kitts a Sweet Spot to Visit

When Christopher Columbus sighted two small, adjacent islands during his second voyage to the New World in 1493, he named the larger of the two St. Christopher, now St. Kitts.

Read the full story

Posted in Features, Take a Trip0 Comments

Notexactlyanisolatedbeach....

Puerto Vallarta: Magic And Mayhem on The Malecon

I heard that you could spend from dawn to dusk on the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and never get bored and I thought, “OK, I’m up for that challenge.”

Read the full story

Posted in Take a Trip1 Comment

Beach with lounge chairs

Movie Star Famous Puerto Vallarta Has Much to Offer

The vacation destination where my wife, Fyllis, and I chose to escape the winter cold may not be for everyone.

Read the full story

Posted in Features, Take a Trip1 Comment

Ruins of Hamilton Family Plantation

Nevis: An island Hamilton would be proud of

A few years ago, the fact that an island was the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton would have elicited little excitement.

Read the full story

Posted in Take a Trip0 Comments

Stalcup lowhouse

Savannah Comes to Life Through Stories, History

Savannah may conjure thoughts of John Berendt’s 1994 book and subsequent movie, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, about a murder that took place in the Mercer-Williams House.

Read the full story

Posted in Travel & Leisure, Take a Trip0 Comments

Page 1 of 2012345...1020...Last »