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New Orleans says Good-bye to Jimmy Glickman

In New Orleans, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 21, 2016 Comments Off on New Orleans says Good-bye to Jimmy Glickman

In most of the places I’ve lived, death has always been a pretty somber affair. The requisite black attire, the hushed whispers, casseroles, lots of casseroles. Alas, things… Read More »

Whiskey Tasting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

In North America, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On November 17, 2015 Comments Off on Whiskey Tasting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

A funny thing happened on the way to a whiskey tasting in Ft. Lauderdale…. Last month I attended my 1st TBEX (travel bloggers exchange) conference in Ft. Lauderdale,… Read More »

A MUST WATCH: PBS Special Caring for Mom & Dad

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Need to Know, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 6, 2015 Comments Off on A MUST WATCH: PBS Special Caring for Mom & Dad

When it comes to “must watch” TV, I admit I usually head over to CBS (NCIS) or AMC (The Walking Dead). However, my interest was piqued when I… Read More »

REVIEW: Sleep No More in the McKittrick Hotel

In North America, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 14, 2015 Comments Off on REVIEW: Sleep No More in the McKittrick Hotel

If you find yourself in New York City and are looking for a really bizarre (but awesome) show to attend, look no further than Sleep No More in… Read More »

Additional Frivolity (all caught on camera!) for Indiana University Momentum magazine shoot

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On January 28, 2015 Comments Off on Additional Frivolity (all caught on camera!) for Indiana University Momentum magazine shoot

My alma mater, Indiana University, publishes Momentum magazine which spotlights 2-3 alumni in each issue. I was delighted (and humbled) when they reached out to do a feature… Read More »

Chef Paul Pairet’s (Crazy!) Take on Noodles

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 3, 2014 Comments Off on Chef Paul Pairet’s (Crazy!) Take on Noodles

China’s love affair with noodles started over 2000 years ago, during the Han dynasty (206 BCE to 220 CE). Today they’re a daily staple throughout much of China…. Read More »

A New York Icon Reopens – Tavern on the Green

In Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On April 27, 2014 Comments Off on A New York Icon Reopens – Tavern on the Green

When I moved to New York City in 1997, eating at Tavern on the Green was on my “must” list of NY experiences. I was blown away by… Read More »

Reader Question: Chinese Food in China vs. the USA

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reader Questions, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On March 4, 2014 Comments Off on Reader Question: Chinese Food in China vs. the USA

Tonya posted this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: What’s the difference between Chinese food in China and the Chinese food you get here… Read More »

Great “Old School” Music Venues in Shanghai, China

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 16, 2014 Comments Off on Great “Old School” Music Venues in Shanghai, China

I’m excited (and a little sad) to say that my brother and his family are returning home to the US from Shanghai April 1st.  Excited as the twins… Read More »

Best Dining Experience EVER: Ultraviolet by Chef Paul Pairet

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On January 26, 2014 Comments Off on Best Dining Experience EVER: Ultraviolet by Chef Paul Pairet

Always a good way to start vacation – Mom and I made it to Shanghai Friday night with no issues!  An even better way to start vacation though… Read More »