Can Mammoth Mountain Get Bigger And Better? It Seems The Answer Is Yes

For years, Mammoth Mountain has been the premier California destination for skiers. I had heard about it attending college on the East Coast; my California roommate would scoff at the ... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve South of Cancun? Get Down On It!

I am hesitant to tout the area south of Cancun, as it is one of my favorite parts of Mexico and I selfishly want it to retain some of the less-traveled status I recall from a few decades ... Continue Reading →

The Garland Hotel – A Hidden Gem in Hollywood

We had been watching so many other cities launch productions of the musical Hamilton, and finally it was time for Los Angeles. I had been preparing our family for months, and I wanted ... Continue Reading →

Is a Single Wheel the Answer to Electric Mobility? The First Example is Onewheel

I have covered a variety of electric vehicles, from four wheel sports cars to various two wheel bicycles. I recently tried a couple very different single wheel solutions, each of ... Continue Reading →

Mediterranean Splendor and La Jolla Luxury Meet at La Valencia Hotel

La Jolla has always been the jewel of southernmost California. In fact, that was the Spanish name given by 19th century explorers. The landmark hotel of La Jolla is La Valencia (whose ... Continue Reading →

London Theatre Review – The Ferryman

After you have attended live theatre more than a couple times, you easily remember your best experience. After seeing dozens of productions over the years, it can become a bit murky ... Continue Reading →

sketch Parlour – London’s Cheekiest Take on the Venerable Institution of High Tea

Anyone with even a passing acquaintance of British tradition knows that tea is a fundamental aspect. Centuries of tradition have evolved into veritable rituals around consuming a cuppa. How ... Continue Reading →

An American in Paris – Dominion Theatre, London

Undoubtedly some of the best experiences (concerts, theatre, restaurants, etc) are when you enter with medium expectations but the production over-delivers. That was the case for An ... Continue Reading →