Surfing in Southern California

San Diego Surfing Finally. After years of wanting to, I finally was able to go surfing. Many people may think it’s strange that a self-proclaimed beach bum would have not been surfing sooner in his life, but it’s a question of opportunity, and goals. Normally I am just happy to sit on the beach and […]

Posted on October 2, 2016 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Beaches to go See, Recommended Beaches and Places, Vacations and Work | Leave a Comment

Vacation Back to Rhode Island Beaches

My cousin is getting married later this summer, and since she lives in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, the entire family gets to go out to the beach for a week to celebrate. It is a great thing to have family who live close to the beach. I haven’t been to the beaches in Rhode Island for […]

Posted on July 22, 2015 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Beach Vacations, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

The Final Stranded in Venice Vacation (Part 9)

Thursday, April 22 A mosquito bothered our sleep some. Wake up call is 3:30, we check out at 4:30 and walk back along the canal to the left and cross a bridge. To the left is the bus lot. At 4:40 an orange Airporto bus is there (early?) and as we walk up to it, […]

Posted on May 26, 2013 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Not Much to do with the Beach, Travel | Leave a Comment

Best Skinny Dipping (and Nude) Beaches

Caribbean Travel & Life recently had a post about the Best Nude Beaches in the Caribbean. I don’t normally talk about nude beaches, but sometimes you just want to have some privacy and work on that tan with the one you love. 1. Booby Cay, Jamaica Ok, why is the first beach on the list […]

Posted on March 21, 2012 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Beaches to go See | 1 Comment

Top Ten Snorkeling Beaches

Caribbean Travel & Life had a good article recently about the best Snorkeling Beaches in the Caribbean. I love snorkeling, but sometimes you can go somewhere and realize that you are in the wrong spot for it. Although the water may be beautiful and clear, there may just not be anything interesting below the surface. […]

Posted on September 22, 2011 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Beaches to go See, Recommended Beaches and Places | 1 Comment

Stranded in Venice, Italy Part 8

Coming back to Venezia/St. Lucia, I felt as if we were coming home. We didn’t expect to be gone so long. It was near 6pm. As we walked into our hotel the desk person stopped us, “Madame, 222?” They know us by our room number. “If you wouldn’t mind, we would like to put you […]

Posted on April 11, 2011 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Not Much to do with the Beach, Travel | Leave a Comment

The Unexpected Vacation in Venice, Part #7

At our favorite deli we can get a huge slice of pizza for 1E or 2E with meat. They also have sandwiches, falafel, gyros, french-fries and whole chicken. We will be eating here for a lot less that sit down cloth napkin restaurant that took our credit card. We are most happy when eating, it […]

Posted on March 3, 2011 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel | Leave a Comment

Unexpected Venice Vacation #6

Monday, April 19 I’ve been awake since 6:15. Decided to do my hair and makeup. I’ve looked like a wreck for 2 days now. I’m brushing my teeth when I’m pretty sure I hear a plane. The windows are open. The sky is clear blue. It’s been mostly cloudy since we have been here. I […]

Posted on December 30, 2010 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel | Leave a Comment

Venice Vacation #5

When we thought it was about 6 am at home we called the family. I did not have international calling on my cell phone at this point. Didn’t need it on the ship where we communicated by email and facebook. So I used the hotel phone. Sally will try to contact Affordable Tours and our […]

Posted on December 29, 2010 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel | 1 Comment

An Unexpected Venice Vacation Part 4

(See part 3 of Venice Vacation) I began to gather a care package for Jodi, Lorinda and the kids. I gave them our last trail mix and a couple apples. Lorinda took the kids back to their stateroom to get them to bed. It was now about 10:00 pm. Jodi stopped by our room to […]

Posted on October 28, 2010 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

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