Best Sips: Packing House W...

After food tasting our way along tree shaded Claremont village, the thirsty travelers from the International Food & Wine Travel Writers Association were in for a cool treat. We were tired and warm when popping into historic Packing House Wines for an unforgettable tasting. Calm ambiance and a genial host welcomed us during busy restaurant week in Claremont (7/10-19) . Sal was the ideal wine guide. He...

Best Bites

Kicking off restaurant week in Claremont, California  (7/10-19) was a food lover’s dream. A group of writers and photographers from the International Food & Wine Travel Writers Association sampled many mouth-watering bites and sips. I have chosen my top tastes from several restaurants located in the tree-lined village of Claremont. The Junction is aptly named. This unique restaurant creatively combines...

Restaurant Week in Claremo...

A group of happy, hungry members of International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association recently met in Claremont, California. Their primary purpose was to kick off Claremont’s restaurant week. Besides the delectable gourmet tastes of fresh food by talented local chefs, Claremont is a joy to visit. This week Claremont chefs will offer prix fixed lunch and dinner menus showcasing inspirational and...

Introducing Your Summer Co...

Summer is here. And we know what that means. Lots of opportunities to enjoy light, refreshing cocktails…by the pool, seaside, on a hike, with your friends at sunset…(or you tell us)! There’s always an excuse to “Toast the Voyage”. In honor of all summertime voyages near and far, here are four excellent summertime cocktails you can enjoy, from the mixologists at some of Hawaii’s top restaurants. Enjoy and...

Return to Miracle Springs ...

How delightful to return to Miracle Springs Resort after seven years. A Diamond in the Desert was the title of a story we posted in 2008 on Global Writes. The Hill team was enthused about the healing hot springs, food, and spa. Yet, it is the people at this unique place that make it special. The entire staff is friendly, helpful, professional, and hands on. What a surprise to find so many still there....

Hotel El Capitan

Oh, what luck. My son, Matthew and I were traveling over 6000 miles through the U.S., in our land yacht (A converted RV, 1962 Greyhound Bus) Half way through the middle of nowhere in Texas we had an oil leak and were forced to stop. The sleepy little village of Van Horn looked like a place that time forgot. Matthew found an auto mechanic on the main road called Broadway. We needed a part that wouldn’t...

Domo – fresh sushi i...

Our team enjoys finding small culinary gems in unlikely places. When we explore a new spot in the world, our first question is: Where is the best place to dine? Desert Hot Springs has some of the best sushi I have tasted since Japan. Only opened for 6 months, Domo is highly recommended. We ask the locals. My favorite is the Orange Blossom sushi roll…spicy tuna, cucumber, avocado, asparagus, and pink...

Tahiti Travel Connection 2...

Tahiti Travel Connection believes that a honeymoon is one of the most important journeys that couples take, and believes in making the experience feel like a dream come true. Knowing all this, providing a variety of packages and options to choose from is imperative. Here at Tahiti Travel Connection, we are dedicated to our clients and are always looking forward to providing them with all the information...

7 careers for people who l...

By Kelly Smith Some of us enjoy working in the office from nine to five, others can’t stay in one place for longer than a week. And it’s all good as long as we do what we like. If you love to travel, here are our top seven ideas for a career you’ll love. Tour guide   This job gives you the possibility to work in any place in the world, and if you know any foreign languages, your services will be very much...

Traveling With Children: C...

By Sharron Elkabas Traveling with children can make the journey a little more complicated, but knowing the travel requirements for your child will make the journey easier. A Child Passport may be necessary for access to certain countries outside of the UK. According to EasyJet, they have noted specific rules for ID requirements for children. Children younger than 16 travelling on internal flights in the...
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