The People v. Steven Slater: A Lesson in Airline Safety

As a former international flight attendant for an airline that sub-contracted to the military, I will explain why the recent drama going on in the skies is not only inappropriate, but, dangerous. Unfortunately, workplace aggression is not new in this country.  In the last couple of decades, we have seen it skyrocket, often when a disgruntled […]

Anchorage, Alaska: Just the Tip of the Iceberg

If I were to write about everything there is to do and see in this eye-popping tourist state, this would not be a travel article.  It would be a book!  The entire state is a tourist’s dream and no matter how diligent you are, there’s always something more amazing around the corner to experience. I […]

Virginia is for Lovers (History Lovers)

Whatever route, U.S. highway, interstate highway, dirt road or bypass you take in Virginia, you undoubtedly will find it rich with the history of the beginnings of this great nation.  Honestly, I don’t believe any tourist can take in most of what Virginia has to offer in one visit.  There will be plenty of leftover […]

Limerick, Ireland: A Pint with Paddy

I remember how cold it was when I first went to Keflavik, Iceland.  I nearly froze to death in Juneau, Alaska and one August my hands turned numb in San Francisco, California.  However, only in Ireland did I have to wear my London Fog to bed and run the hotel hair dryer all night long, […]

Sydney, Australia: Simply Fabulous!

When most people think of Australia, they think of kangaroos, the outback and shrimp on the barbie.  Warning!  There is a far more intriguing adventure that awaits you down under, so let’s get to it.  First, let’s start with the piece de resistance, The Sydney Opera House.  I was fortunate enough to be on a […]