Hit the Road

Hit the Road: ‘Aqua-music’ still plenty loud in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains

Hit the Road: ‘Aqua-music’ still plenty loud in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains

It’s a beautiful noise — all this running water. It tumbles down the stream bed fast and high, so loud it’s hard to carry on a conversation without shouting.

Hit the Road: Doing everything or nothing at Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa

Hit the Road: Doing everything or nothing at Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa

The great thing about Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa is that you can do everything or nothing.

Hit the Road: Loreto, Mexico is just downright charming

Hit the Road: Loreto, Mexico is just downright charming

Here it is — the genesis of California’s “modern” history and it’s in Baja California.

Baja trip includes sights above and under the sea

Baja trip includes sights above and under the sea

  We are walking at a fast clip, ascending a trail that seems to keep going up. The ground finally levels and we stop to peer at the landscape below. To the right, the rocky Islands of Loreto, their jagged masses jutting from the Sea of Cortez. To the left, a serene beach the shape […]

History and farm-fresh food a few of inn’s offerings

History and farm-fresh food a few of inn’s offerings

‘Bad’ is good for ABQ

‘Bad’ is good for ABQ

Everything’s-right-with-the-world in Ojai

Everything’s-right-with-the-world in Ojai

Hit the Road: The laid back Ojai

Hit the Road: The laid back Ojai

Here’s what I like about Ojai: It’s laid back, mostly walkable, sits in a lovely valley surrounded by cinema-quality mountains, and exudes an everything’s-right-with-the-world vibe. Ojai is the reward for working hard and for surviving the drive through Los Angeles.

Best tasting Pixies are grown in the Ojai Valley

Best tasting Pixies are grown in the Ojai Valley

French toast and Pixie ice cream for breakfast?

Beautiful East County

Beautiful East County