Pet-friendly Hideaway in Carmel, California

As I pulled into the driveway at The Hideaway Carmel, my dog’s tail started wagging. She could smell the salty sea air and knew that it was only a matter of time before we would be off and running free on Carmel Beach. It’s white sand, the same color as my dog, would greet us […]

July 1st, 2016|California, Food, Lodging|

Puerto Plata: Things to See and Do

Are you visiting Puerto Plata for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see and do in Puerto Plata and near Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic.

When I have a visitor from out of town, the first place they want to see is downtown Puerto Plata, but I also […]

June 29th, 2016|Dominican Republic, Food|

Review: Eating Clean In Costa Rica

What attracted me to this cookbook was the idea of eating clean. I avoid processed and chemically enhanced food whenever possible, preferring to cook with fresh, natural and if possible, local ingredients.  I have not traveled to Costa Rica, nor South America for that matter, but I do enjoy the cuisine.  Just as when I […]

April 20th, 2016|Central America, Food, Restaurants and Dining|