Seattle Top 10 – Sea to Ski, Waterways to Wine!

Seattle often needles its way into the Top US Cities. The so-called Emerald City (for its surrounding evergreen trees) is famous for its waterfront, the iconic Space Needle, exotic food, Ferris wheel and ferries, sushi, and sports. Seattle is synonymous with “startups” – Amazon, Eddie Bauer, Boeing, Expedia, Starbucks, and the Seahawks,  to name just a few. So what are the best things to …

Look Stylish First Tracks to Après Ski

Skiing is a challenging sport, to pack for especially. Being comfortable and warm when skiing is all about quality base layers, technical fabrics, but you also want to look stylish from first chair to après ski outfits. Friends ask me how I dress for a ski day and apres ski, and how to pack for a week skiing the Swiss Alps, …

What to do in Split Croatia

Split is the largest port city on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. This Mediterranean city bustles with over 400,000 people, anchored by a busy harbor, surrounded by spectacular mountains as backdrop. Tour Split’s Roman ruins dating to the 7th century, and the 15th century People’s Square, Diocletian’s Palace – the heart of the city. Split is noted for its museums, especially those featuring famed Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. …

Top Things to Do in Dubrovnik Croatia

On the southernmost coast of Croatia, bordering Montenegro, lies Dubrovnik – “The Pearl of the Adriatic” according to Lord Byron. This 7th century walled city, once ruled by Serbs and Slovenes, formerly Yugoslavia, is rich with history within the medieval fortress of Stari Grad. Dubrovnik is an ideal luxury vacation destination best reached by boat, cruise ship or private yacht. …

Venice Italy Top Travel Tips

V enice…You must visit Venice Italy in your lifetime, while exploring the Italian coast or before embarking on an Adriatic cruise. This amazing aqueduct city has inspired artists, architects, musicians and lovers for centuries. Venice is in northeastern Italy, above the captivating city of Florence (another fave) near Italy’s Soave wine region. Venice is actually comprised of 118 small islands …