I live in Manhattan Beach, CA, and absolutely love to travel! This year I have spent three weeks in Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In October I will be going to Italy for a week to take a cooking class and then to England for a week to visit family.
I am retired from a career in Human Resources, working for several Fortune 100 companies.
Positano is my absolute favorite place in Italy. Having said that, if you haven't been to Venice, you must go - three days would be ideal. I have been several times and would go back in a minute. I spent a week last year... See More
I answered this in Trippy in August 2016. But not the whole way to Portland. I did a cut and paste. If you are in no hurry, then Highway 1 is the way to go. It will take you awhile. Most of it is one lane each way and there are a lot of RV's and slow-moving... See More
I have lived in the Los Angeles area all my life so have had no need for a hotel. I have recommended the Embassy Suites LAX Airport SouthEmbassy Suites chain to a number of people since they have free breakfast and a free cocktail hour in the evening.... See More
All of those are great options. My personal favorite is Cambria - been there so many times. Not having had an infant for almost 50 years (!!) I cannot comment on the babiness issue. There is a problem accessing Big Sur this year... See More
I was in Cuba in April 2015 on a tour, so most of my time was planned for me. Beyond the obvious - walking around Havana, the one thing I absolutely enjoyed was walking around the Hotel Nacional de Cuba. So full... See More
My sister has lived in England for many years. I think the Sunday roast is the traditional meal, but times have changed and so have many traditions. But, when there, if I can find a Sunday roast with Yorkshire pudding, I am in! See More
If you are in no hurry, then Highway 1 is the way to go. It will take you awhile. Most of it is one lane each way and there are a lot of RV's and slow-moving vehicles because of the gorgeous scenery. If you are driving north, you will be on the land side most... See More