It is certainly difficult to narrow down a list of family-friendly, educational travel attractions in the massive Golden State, but I gave it a try…. Kid-friendly fun and learning in California is now posted on Here are four of the 21 items that I featured, to whet your family […]

Fabulous for families: California

The San Francisco Bay Area is second only to Hong Kong as a place I’d love to live….if I could afford it. 🙂 Fisherman’s Wharf is basically a tourist spot today, not a gritty fishing boat area, but kids like the many shops and attractions nearby, including the Pier 39 sea lions and […]

Photo of the Week: Fishy San Francisco Christmas

Yes, I’ve been quoted in a local paper using the word “stoked.” I guess it just shows you can take the boy out of California but you can’t take the California out of the boy. In a slightly embarassing, but very flattering, article I’ll have to send home to mom […]

Californian dialect for the Irish masses

This being year’s end, seems like a good time to re-visit some posts you might have missed. Here are a few of my favorite Eco-destination stories. South Africa’s wild coast offers beaches, forest, lagoons, rolling hills, dolphins, whales, you name it. Egypt’s Red Sea coast… wind, sand, stars, and surf. […]

Best Eco-Destinations