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Zanzibar Calling

In ADVENTURE, AFRICA by Janice and George5 Comments

Exotic. Sultry. Mysterious. Such is the spice island of Zanzibar – or so we imagine… In fact, Zanzibar, part of Tanzania, is a collection of islands off the east coast of Africa. But just the name “Zanzibar” – described as …

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Dreaming of Our African Safari

In ADVENTURE, AFRICA by Janice and George10 Comments

We’re finally heading to Africa on safari! An African safari has been a dream trip for years. And now in 2013, with travel article assignments from several print and digital magazines, we’ll be winging our way to the African continent …

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Botanical Kauai gardens

In CULTURE, HAWAII by Janice and George9 Comments

The lush “garden isle” of Kauai is a natural spot for the unconventional duo known as the Allerton Garden and McBryde Garden, part of five sites that make up the National Tropical Botanical Garden (the other three are in Florida, …

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A trio of tasty Puerto Vallarta restaurants

In FOOD & WINE, MEXICO by Janice and George0 Comments

From scandalously delicious food as art to simple-but-oh-so-fresh shrimp tacos, Puerto Vallarta is a culinary hotbed. Next to Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta has the best dining scene in Mexico. The coastal beach city has literally hundreds of restaurants to tempt your taste buds (some …

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5 top Kauai hotels on the garden isle

In HAWAII, LUXURY HOTELS by Janice and George

Planning to visit the “Garden Island” of Kauai for your next sun-and-sand vacation, but don’t know where to bunk down? The “Garden Island” has blossomed big-time in recent years. Indeed, there are many reasons to visit (or revisit) Kauai. Not …