va • ca • tion [a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday]
Ok. Now that I have a serious case of jet lag behind me, I am going to attempt to recap our awesome trip to Japan. Aside from the jet lag, I should be note that I was on the mend from a cold before departing for Tokyo, only to have something else get into my […]
Let me first thank all the people that provided recommendations for things to do and see, and places to eat in Amsterdam. There are definitely a lot of things to do in Amsterdam. Unfortunately, we didn’t make it around to everything that was on our list, including a day trip to Bruges, Belgium. We will […]
On Monday, my wife, son, and I are headed off to Amsterdam for a week. (It’s one of the three trips my wife won while competing on Top Chef All Stars.) We are excited to do something different for the holidays. It will be interesting to experience New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam. I’ve heard the […]
I am working on a post to recap my recent trip to Vancouver and Seattle. While on the trip, it occurred to me that I am a rather unapologetic hotel snob. If at all possible, I prefer to stay in boutique or more upscale, branded hotels. I like nice beds with high thread count sheets. […]
image by jim lo scalzo Planning things, particularly trips, at the last minute is very unlike me, but here I am — bound for Vancouver and Seattle for six days with my wife and son. I have been to Seattle, but that visit was eight years ago. I have never been to Vancouver. image by […]
Last weekend, I attended the Food & Wine All Star Weekend in Las Vegas. I hadn’t been in Las Vegas since 1993. Perhaps needless to say, a lot has changed in 17 years. One thing that remains as mesmerizing as before is the fountain at the Bellagio. This visit, I actually stayed in a tower room […]
I am on vacation this week. I have a few blog topics running through my head, so I may post. I am am Tweeting, so click the tab above if you don’t already follow me. Otherwise, I’ll see you when I get back on Monday, February 1.