Month: September 2016

Rome: Beating the Crowds

Ciao Roma! My sister and I spent a week in Rome before heading to Civitavecchia to board the Royal Clipper — always a wonderful pre-cruise or post-cruise extension to a vacation. You’ll find my article on the Royal Clipper cruise here. Rome is a bustling city, and the summer […]

View of Mount Rainier at sunset

Land of Tall Trees and Fat Fish

Ten days on the water. The mountain. The ferries. And the fish. Oh, god. The fish. I came to look at the water, write, cook, and spend time with friends. I visited Alaska in early August, and decided to remain in the Seattle area before returning to the heat […]