Travel

San Francisco & Napa Valley: Day 3 (Part 1)

January 2, 2013
Before leaving our hearts in San Francisco for Napa Valley, our Trafalgar Tours group made a quick stop at a lookout point for the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge. In 1933, one of the world's most recognizable structures was created: The Golden Gate Bridge.  It is a suspension bridge crossing "the...

San Francisco & Napa Valley: Day 2 (Part 2)

December 27, 2012
I cannot say that by dinnertime I had worked up an appetite again, however I have discovered that when I am on a guided vacation with Trafalgar Tours it is essential for me to make room in my stomach for all of the meals, because each one always leaves me saying, "That...

San Francisco & Napa Valley With Trafalgar: Day 2 (Part 1)

December 21, 2012
No visit to San Francisco is complete without a stop at the world famous Ferry Plaza Farmers Market on a Saturday afternoon, which is exactly what Trafalgar arranged for us.  We joined Edible Excursions for a gourmet walking tour, which I highly recommend, because it is very crowded and you are able to skip...

Macy’s Heart Of Haiti Campaign

December 20, 2012
In December 2009, I had a strong urge to solo travel somewhere "off the beaten path."  I researched for days on end -- trying to find the place that would settle my wanderlust.  I wanted to visit a country that was new to me, that was full of culture, and that had...

San Francisco & Napa Valley With Trafalgar: Day 1

December 18, 2012
Last year, I was invited on a trip of a lifetime to France and Italy with Trafalgar, a company that has an outstanding reputation for providing affordable luxury and superior service.   In case you did not follow along on my European adventure, let me sum up the eight days with one...