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Thumbs Up Group Tour of Hanoi for Easy Travel

I am a fan of group tours–not for an entire trip, but for a day or two. There’s nothing like a well organized group tour where someone else is in charge and one can take a welcome break from decision-making. Group tours are particularly great when traveling with a teen.

When my teen son and I traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam […]

September 21st, 2016|Travel, Uncategorized|

Boracay, Philippines–Adventure and R&R

Boracay, one of the 2000 inhabited islands in the Philippines, is known for its white sand beaches, one reason why I chose this busy slice of paradise for a three day trip with my son and my dad. My son, a 14 year-old teen, is into a bit of active adventure and my dad is happy […]

August 10th, 2016|Travel, Uncategorized, What a Trip|

Doughnuts: Pleasure in a Treat Worth Driving For

Lately, I’ve been driving to doughnuts for a story I’m working on for a publication. As a person who’s generally a plain cake kind of gal—no filling, no frosting, no dusting of sugar, I’ve tried a few that could be my new love.

At Buckeye Donuts in Columbus ( 1998 N High St. 614)/291-3923), an establishment that […]

December 23rd, 2015|Food, Ohio, Restaurants and Dining, Travel, Uncategorized|