Hiking in the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

Hiking Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in La Jolla, CA

2,000 acres and 12 miles of hiking trails on majestic bluffs and even a trail winding down to secluded ocean beaches. Read on…

Sunset over Torrey Pines

Sunset Over the Torrey Pines Golf Course

Note: click the photograph for a larger view. It’s 5:52 p.m. and I caught the sun setting into the Pacific Coast marine layer gazing through the trees on the world-famous Torrey Pines Golf Course. The marine layer is formed as cold ocean water such as is found on the Pacific Coast inCalifornia cools the air just above it. […]

Making Tamales at the Santa Fe School of Cooking

Highlights of our Recent Santa Fe Culinary Tour

Loads of photographs from our recent Santa Fe Culinary Tour. Want to join us for our next small group outing? Read on…

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Happy Halloween: A Spooky Cathedral in Santa Fe

A little spooky something I whipped up from our recent visit to Santa Fe. To learn how I created this, read on….

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Test Driving the new Sony A7 in Alaska

Sony just sent us one of their new A7 mirrorless cameras to try out, and share our experiences and photographs with you. Read on…

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Airline Travel Tip: Avoid Frustration by Booking Earlier

Travel is up this year, and we’re finding folks very frustrated picking through the leftovers regarding airline flights. Read on…

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Viking River Cruises: 12 More River Vessels for 2015

Viking River Cruises fleet will expand to 64 river vessels in 2015. To learn about this company’s remarkable growth, read on…

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Virtuoso Life Luxury Traveler’s Guide – March 2014

This month’s 123-page digital luxury travel magazine is jam-packed with wonderful destinations around the world, luxury cruises, and more. Read on…

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We’re Viking River Cruises Certified Travel Professionals

Thinking about a Viking River Cruise? We do all the work, you have all the fun. Read on…

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Free Airfare: Bora Bora, Tahiti, Moorea w/ Paul Gauguin Cruises

Free roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles on this 7-night cruise from our friends at Paul Gauguin Cruises. Read on…