Category: Travel

Deck the Halls at Heathrow – Again

Deck the Halls at Heathrow – Again

A whimsical and tasteful little Christmas tree at Heathrow Airport is just right.

Impromptu Texas-Sized Surf and Turf in Edinburgh

Impromptu Texas-Sized Surf and Turf in Edinburgh

I wasn’t expecting a Texas-sized offering when I ordered the Scottish Beef Burger as part of an Edinburgh hotel’s set menu, but that’s what I got, along with a foodie-worthy smoked trout first course.

By the Water: The Best Way to Relax (Introducing Gumbo Cove)

By the Water: The Best Way to Relax (Introducing Gumbo Cove)

Bay St. Louis has sun, sand, sea and serenity galore. It was everything we thought it would be, and more.

Violet Sunset Haiku

Violet Sunset Haiku

A beautiful Mississippi sunset deserves a haiku.

Another Strange In-Flight Sandwich: Someone has a Sense of Humor

Another Strange In-Flight Sandwich: Someone has a Sense of Humor

A not-Cajun sandwich on a flight from Paris to London.

A New Meaning for “Bite the Biscuit” – The Denver Biscuit Company

A New Meaning for “Bite the Biscuit” – The Denver Biscuit Company

The biscuits at the Denver Biscuit Company are devilishly good, on a par with poetry.

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

If you love cookbooks, New Orleans, or Cajun-Creole food – or if you just want a good read that pulls you into a magical culinary history – you need this cookbook.

Through Another’s Lens

Through Another’s Lens

The Eiffel Tower looked new to me through the Grill-Meister’s eyes.

London by Night: Take a Stroll with Us Over the Thames

London by Night: Take a Stroll with Us Over the Thames

A twilight stroll across London’s River Thames on Blackfriars Railway Bridge and back again on the Millennium Bridge, with St. Paul’s Cathedral as a beacon.

Haiku: Paris View

Haiku: Paris View

Extraordinary architecture and skies in the La Defense section of Paris.

Camera Flash on Snow

Camera Flash on Snow

A video and photos of an unexpected Memorial Day weekend snowstorm in central Colorado, and a haiku to capture the feeling.

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

A very expressive seagull at the Santa Monica pier deserves a caption.

Notre Dame is Not Gone, Just in a Different Form

Notre Dame is Not Gone, Just in a Different Form

I wrote the haiku below a couple of years ago, after visiting Notre Dame on a business trip just a few weeks after my Dad died. Like so many people all around the world, I’m heartbroken about today’s fire that so badly damaged this beloved […]

Early Morning in ATX During SXSW

Early Morning in ATX During SXSW

An early morning foray into the empty streets of the city as it prepared for another day of a vibrant festival.

Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail

Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail

Monteith’s Close on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile really knows how to make you feel like they are glad you’re there. And they have an award-winning bartender who created The Outsider Cocktail.

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

I thought this picture was about the birds, until I saw the sky.


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