On The Move In The Galapagos

On The Move In The Galapagos

I feel a special affinity for the giant tortoises of the Galapagos. Like me, they are large and slow. Unlike me they are green, a hue I only achieve when I’ve had too much to eat or drink. They also live a very long time, well over 100 years on the average. Maybe that’s the … Continued

A road trip through the Argentine wine country

South America is one of the best places in the world for a road trip.  The huge continent has it all; the most pristine and luscious rainforest in the world, postcard perfect beaches, wetlands the size of small countries, unspoiled natural wonders and spectacular mountains second only in height to the Himalayas.  To go along … Continued

“The Dream Begins,” Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part 5

Read Part 4 “The Dream Begins,” Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part 5 There are many explanations for déjà vu. Precognition, or prophecy, the overlap between short term and long-term memory, or if accompanied with hallucinations it could even be considered a form of neurological illness.  When I was eight I had a dream about an … Continued

Family Travel

Making Family Travel Easier and #PrettyGreat!

Gone are the days when family travel was considered a luxury. With the wide-range of travel promos being offered today, and (thanks to the internet) easy online booking process of airlines, hotels, tour operators and travel agencies, families are now going places to have unique experiences together. And it looks like the upward trend will … Continued

“Realization,” Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part 4

Read Parts I, II, and 3 “Realization,” Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part 4 Salvatore’s team won the game and as was custom after every game of calcetto we headed to a pizzeria to celebrate. It wasn’t about the celebration of victory it was about the celebration of life and being with close friends. Nicolas and … Continued

Visit Amanpuri in Thailand and help Palisades Elementary Charter School

Palisades Elementary Charter School Writing and Arithmetic.  More likely, the child will talk about computer lab, music class, or time spent in their school’s garden…the FUN stuff that integrates their core curriculum into real life experiences, and enriches their education and learning ability. Like any public charter school in LAUSD, Palisades Elementary is highly resource constrained.  … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel