100-Words—1-Photo

The Travel 100 shares snippets of real-life travel experiences from around the globe.

Beds, Beds, Beds

I stayed in twenty-two hotels, B and Bs, and cottages. Here are a few of my favorites.

Camping MendoStyle

The Mendocino Coast has an abundance of camping experiences. Camp among redwood giants; on a river bank; a secluded Pacific beach; under a bridge, or glamp in style surrounded by forest and woodlands. Camp with your horse. Work on a coastal farm. Have a luxury trailer delivered to your camp.

CHAPTER 2 – England, I’ll be there soon

Five months from now, I’ll be in England Hopefully, my body clock will adjust quickly. I’ll fly 11-hours non-stop, to reach my destination which is five hours ahead by the clock. Hummmmmm? Is this what jet lag’s all about? Arriving in London August 2nd, I’ll spend a couple days and evenings looking for rooftop locations…

My secret beach house stay…

…on St Augustine Beach Florida. White sand dunes and sea oats, sea turtle nest and gentle surf, afternoon clouds swelling across the Atlantic horizon. All are standard on NE Florida’s coast. The uncrowded beaches are just a bit quieter, especially in summer. I stayed in one of St Francis Inn’s secret beach houses. Located on a beach trail…

Down by the river…

…it’s the morning of day 11 ~ Great Oregon Road Trip. The first sound I hear is a songbird welcoming sunrise. The Nehalem flows silently past my door a few yards away. The glassy water wears a mirror reflection of the old bridge crossing the Nehalem. A pair of Mallards glide past, breaking the surface with…

Hospitality + Hospital + Haunted

Grey Whale Inn Offers History Tours By: Mary Charlebois Originally published by Fort Bragg-Mendocino Coast Packet, February 1, 2017 Once a hospital, the Grey Whale Inn now welcomes visitors to thirteen spacious and distinctive guest rooms. Made entirely of old-growth redwood, the 3-story, craftsman-style building still sports all original hand-crafted interior walls, woodwork and ramps…

Villa Cipriani, la dolce vita Italiana

The hills between Venice and Treviso roll and turn like corkscrews. Serene and exhilarating at the same time; rolling hills, green valleys, villages and woodlands landscape the road to Asolo and the divine Hotel Villa Cipriani.   Click to see full story and photos

A real San Francisco find – free hotel parking

San Francisco is known for some of the most luxurious hotels on the planet & some of the most expensive. Be kind to your wallet and stay in Cow Hollow/Marina District. The neighborhood is handsome, invting and full of iconic destinations. While there, make Coventry Inn (or one of her sister properties) your homebase. TIP: Parking is included…

Wildlife, waves, wind & wine

…on the edge of Pudding Creek Estuary and across the Highway One from the Pacific Ocean, Beach House Inn is a serene setting with access to wildlife, waves, wind and wine.