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2021-04-12 16:40
 Just spent 6 days in Napa. The weather couldn't have been better with temps in the 70's and crowds were low even on the weekend. We were able to hit up a lot of wineries and came home… Read More
Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC)
2020-05-21 21:09
Well it's time I started catching up on trips I haven't documented. Since travel is nixed for 2020 it will give me a chance to relive past experiences.Last summer on my trek though England I… Read More
Churchill War Room
2019-08-29 20:08
During WWII England utilized an underground bunker not far from Parliament to conduct the war. The high command of the British military planed for the defense of Britain and also campaigns a… Read More
British Grand Prix, Silverstone
2019-08-28 21:51
I was lucky enough this year to go to the British Grand Pix at Silverstone which has been hosting the race since 1948. I have been trying to attend a different F1 race every year and this on… Read More
The Blue Boar Inn, Alcester England
2019-07-16 18:25
Last week I traveled to Stratford-Upon-Avon while touring England. Not knowing the area I took a chance on finding a place to stay. Looking back at my stay I don't think I could have found a… Read More
Bondi Beach
2018-04-18 20:34
We were in Sydney five days before the cruise and one of the days we went out to Bondi Beach. The beach is a nice crescent shaped sandy beach with places to eat and drink along the beach. Ou… Read More
Sydney Tower
2018-04-17 16:50
If you want a great view of Sydney go to the Sydney Tower located above Westfield shopping mall in the center of Sydney. The tower stands a little over 1000 feet and you get a 360 degree vie… Read More
Saint Mary's Cathedral, Sydney
2018-04-16 18:13
Saint Mary's Cathedral in Sydney is a Catholic Church and home of the Archbishop of Sydney. What you see now is the third church on the site. The first church burnt down as also was a second… Read More
Sydney Harbor Cruise
2018-04-13 16:12
A great way to see Sydney is to take the harbor cruise. There are many options but we took the Captain Cook lunch cruise. The cruise originates in Circular Quay and lasted for about two hour… Read More
Fortune Of War Pub, Sydney Australia
2018-04-12 17:51
I had the opportunity to find the oldest pub in Sydney operating continuously since 1822. The pubwas started by a former convict, Samuel Terry in the Rocks area of Sydney. On top of the grea… Read More
Sydney Australia
2018-04-12 15:00
Arrived in Sydney for 5 days before an Australian cruise up the east coast. My first impression is of the people. I have never met so many friendly people welcoming us to their city. Next is… Read More
2018-04-11 16:18
On a recent trip to Australia we needed a hotel close to the Sydney airport for an early morning flight home. Doing some research I picked the Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel. The hotel is pract… Read More
2017-10-27 16:03
The California Wine Country in Napa and Sonoma suffered during the recent fires. Now they are suffering from a lack of people visiting the wineries. The fire is over and the wineries are ope… Read More
Air And Space Museum, Washington Dulles
2017-10-17 16:38
On my last trip to Washington I took a friend to the Air and Space Museum at Washington Dulles Airport. The building is very large and can exhibit aircraft that won't fit into the Air and Sp… Read More
2017-06-14 22:23
Names associated with sites in Yosemite changed recently due to a lawsuit with the old Yosemite concessionaire. For us Yosemite old timers it is difficult as the names we are used to have ch… Read More
2017-06-13 21:26
This past weekend we took Friday and Monday off to take a long weekend in Yosemite. The weather was mixed as the first two days were comfortable and the second two days cold and rainy. Even… Read More
Still The Best Sunset In The World
2017-02-14 16:46
Every time I go to Costa Rica I have dinner at Villa Caletas and watch the best sunset in the world. They have an amphitheater in the bar area where most people come to watch the sunset but… Read More
Dominical Costa Rica
2017-02-07 18:58
Last month found me back in Costa Rica where I go to the Pacific Coast often. However, on this trip I ventured further south down the Pacific Coast to an area called Dominical. Dominical is… Read More
Sierra Ski Day
2016-12-30 16:29
Yesterday I headed up to the slopes to ski at Sierra-at-Tahoe. I usually don't ski on weekends or holidays but decided to go up as it was going to be a beautiful day. The weather was just as… Read More
Zhangjiajie Park In China
2016-12-28 16:32
I found this picture on a site that had most incredible pictures of 2016. When I visited the park I actually went on this walk. Looking at it from this view makes it look a lot worse.This wa… Read More
Great Ski Season In The Sierras
2016-06-09 18:08
Bear Valley in FebI'm a little late writing this but wanted to recap an incredible season of skiing this year.El Nino came through this year with a long and great ski season. My last day of… Read More
Crawdad's Sacramento On The River
2016-06-09 18:08
This week I had an appointment in West Sacramento and had an hour to kill before the meeting. I decided to go to the Sacramento River and relax at Crawdad's. On a nice June day how could you… Read More
Pops' Travel Guide, California Grappa
2016-01-13 22:34
I know there are not a lot of you out there that like Grappa. I happen to be one that does so indulge me. My son and I made the trek up to the Amador Wineries in Northern California to pick… Read More
Travel With Pops, Marina Bay Sands
2015-10-07 00:08
View from our seats at the raceOn our recent trip to Singapore we went to the Marina Bay Sands. This is a complex of 3 highrise buildings with a park, pool and observation deck that spans al… Read More
2015-09-29 16:29
I have done the Tranopy in Jaco three times now and it never gets old. For those of you that don't know what the Tranopy is, it is a play on words. In Costa Rica, zip-lines are called Canopy… Read More
Travel With Pops, Macau
2015-09-29 16:26
St. MarksToday was our last day in Asia. We were in Hong Kong and decided to take the ferry to Macau for a little siteseeing and gambling. What made the trip better was hiring a guide that t… Read More
2015-09-23 14:01
I took Kevin to the Snake Temple in Penang, Malaysia and talked him into getting his picture taken with the snakes. It's not "Snakes on a Plane" but close enough Read More
Travel With Pops, Langkawi
2015-09-23 09:33
Today we went over to the island of langkawi. From Penang it's a 1.5 hour drive north to Kedah and then another 1.5 hours by ferry. The day didn't start out well because we were in a downpou… Read More
2015-09-21 06:45
The race last night couldn't have been better. Mercedes lost and I won $100 from my son. The seats were good but we didn't expect to see much action. We were wrong and we did see some overta… Read More
Travel With Pops, Singapore Last Day
2015-09-20 08:29
View from top of Marina Bay SandsWith the race tonight we decided to get some last minute pub crawling in. This time it was a little higher class. We started at the Marina Bay Sands and ende… Read More
Travel With Pops, Singapore Pub Crawl
2015-09-20 00:24
I Tonight is qualfying for the race so today we decided to see how many pubs we could go to during the day. We started at an Irish pub, had a few pitchers at Hooters as we sat outside b… Read More
Travel With Pops, Hong Kong 2015
2015-09-18 02:43
Well, Kevin and i made it to Hong Kong. The flight was great. Singapore Airlines is the best airline in the world in my mind. They treated us great and the movie selection was awesome. Just… Read More
2015-08-19 23:34
This September my son and I are going to the Singapore Grand Prix with a detour up to Malaysia and then a 2 day stop in Hong Kong and Macau. You would think a multi-destination trip to Asia… Read More
Pops' Travel Guide, Jaco Costa Rica
2014-12-29 22:43
Well, Pops is going back to Jaco, Costa Rica again in a few weeks. If there is anything you would like me to explore or research for you reply to this post and I'll make every effort to help… Read More

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