Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
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Scenes from Guadalajara

Scenes from Guadalajara

Guadalajara is the second biggest city in Mexico, so we could only see so much in a week, but what we explored was impressive. Colorful sculptures, fountains, historic buildings, and great walkable plazas add a lot to the bustling city. Nearby art-filled Tlaquepaque...
Knockout Kauai

Knockout Kauai

Words cannot describe the outstanding scenery in Kauai, the oldest island in Hawaii. My Los-Angeles based parents made “The Garden Isle” home many years ago around the time of Hurricane Iniki in 1992. I have been fortunate enough to travel there many...
Charmed by Casa Cacao

Charmed by Casa Cacao

I will travel miles for quality chocolate and food, even through hordes of pedestrians, fruit and vegetable vendors, and a zoo of honking cars. So yesterday my love and I made our way through the Tijuana center near the famous and bustling Avenida Revolucion because...
Delights of the Desert

Delights of the Desert

After more than a year of the pandemic, we were ready to explore new sites rather than feeling cooped up at home. Once the sunny spring hit, we chose an overnight journey to the Southern California desert with its expansive mountain views. Our road trip to the Desert...
Unwinding in Valle de Guadalupe

Unwinding in Valle de Guadalupe

For those exploring the north end of Baja California, Valle de Guadalupe is a must-see wine valley approximately an hour from coastal Ensenada or about a two-hour drive from San Diego. There are over 100 wineries in the region, but you don’t have to drink...