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Lisbon is Always Smiling

Lisbon Castle Walls

What is it that makes a vacation destination tick all the check boxes? Aside from fair weather, when you come down to it so much depends on the people, the culture, and the beauty of the natural and made environment. Add a few conveniences and luxuries and you have the makings of a vacation or […]

Thursday, September 19th, 2019


Travel to Panama – A Magical Bridge Between Worlds

Panama old and new

The magical nation of Panama sits at many crossroads – between Central and South America; the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean; unspoiled nature and glassy modern cities;  relaxed traditional life and cosmopolitan hustle.   From the ecotourist to the “chic”-otourist, there’s something to surprise and delight everyone in the endless summer that envelops Panama – […]

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019


My Heart Belongs in Monteverde

Monteverde

If I was limited to one destination for the rest of my life, my heart would choose Monteverde, Costa Rica. There’s just nothing else quite like it. As popular as it has become, nothing prepares you for the communion with nature, the face-to-face encounters with wildlife, the boutique agriculture, the charms of upscale small-town living, […]

Monday, August 12th, 2019