NADUR, GOZO, MALTA – Travel Journalists, photographers, and hotel scouts, Mary Charlebois and Kevin Scanlon are making Malta their new home.
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Finding a Galway Pub
Back home in CA after 60-days in the EU, photos and stories are in the works. Here’s the first one to go live on TravelAwaits.
Westin Rancho Mirage: Up, Up & Away
Balloons performed a’ balloon glow’ for the stage backdrop during Grooves @ The Westin. The jazz concert premiered the outdoor concert venue – The Backyard.
Little River Inn ~ Mendocino Coast
Little River Inn in northern California, is spectacular, but that’s not the best reason to stay there. Yes, it’s a stunning and historic property on the edge of Northern California’s wild Pacific in the town of Little River. The backside of the grounds are embraced by Redwood Forest. There is an Audubon-Certified golf course. Yes,…
A Perfect California Group Tour
Group tours have been something I avoid when traveling. Huge, hot busses, packed with complaining passengers; standing in long lines for everything, including bio-breaks, were my past tour experiences. No thanks.
Avila Beach California…
Avila Beach is a small but lively beach community on California’s Central Coast in San Luis Obispo County.
Sofa Tour 3—Cornwall Hidden Tropics
I explored several tropical microclimates – Project Eden, Trebah Gardens, and Tregothnan Estate.
Sofa Tour 2 – Santa Rosa…
Sofa Tour Two – Santa Rosa is a mélange of cultures, art, history, a vibrant foodie scene, classic and progressive wineries and breweries, one of the largest farmers markets in Northern California, and very friendly folks.
30-Days in Malta ~ Day 6…
Watching the sunrise from my back terrace, I thought, “Gozo, you are my forever home.”
Things to do on the Happy Trails of Tri-Valley California
Things to do in Tri-Valley – Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, and Danville California.
48-Hours in Fort Bragg…
48-hours in Fort Bragg California on the wild and fragile Mendocino Coast.
Santa Rosa, a Multi-Gen Nirvana
The wildfires are contained. Santa Rosa and Sonoma County are open for business and ready to receive visitors.
They Say I’m a Travel Expert…
I’m pleased to be included in Travel Awaits’ Travel Experts Reveal Their Favorite U.S. National Parks article. In this parks roundup, I talk-up Yosemite, a place I’ve visited many times over the years, in fact, as recently as August 2019.
Yes, I have become one of those people, … … you know, the type that photographs everything they eat and drink; but I have a good excuse, “it’s my job.” Being a freelance travel journalist and photographer is the best gig ever. It may not pay so well, but the perks are delightful. Enjoy these “my…
San Francisco Presidio, Ideal Weekend Basecamp
San Francisco Presidio, Best Basecamp for Weekend Getaway
30-Days in Malta – Chapter 2
The Maltese Islands are known for their celebrations. There are numerous festivals throughout the year. Feast days, harvest festivals fireworks festivals, music festivals, art festivals, village festas, regattas, and many more.
My name has been added to GoNOMAD’s Regular Contributor page.
Journey Ends—Stories Begin
For now, here are a few teasers in no particular order.
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…