The San Antonio Botanical Gardens is quite a wonderful place. It is only 38 acres – not a lot for a garden that has the variety that this one does. The formal gardens are changed seasonally, and include the Old Fashioned Garden, the Rose Garden, the… Read More
In 2012 Honey and I put together a little booklet called 10 Interesting Places to Visit in the USA, about several unusual places we had visited around the country. I’ll post them here over time, so any readers can give a thought to visiting somewhere… Read More
No trip to New Orleans is complete without a visit to one of the cemeteries. Because most of the city is below sea level, all graves must be above ground. We did not take a tour, but there are often groups being guided around the… Read More
One restaurant that is a must for me whenever I visit New Orleans is Mother’s. It is only 3 blocks from La Belle Maison, in the Warehouse District, and it is a very unpretentious cafeteria-style restaurant that in high tourist season often has 30-minute line-ups.… Read More
One of the joys of New Orleans is listening to street musicians. On Canal street, in Jackson Square, on Royal Street, on Bourbon Street, and on all the side roads, you can hear music at all hours of the day, and well into the night. Randy… Read More
The Swamp Tour people picked us up at our resort, a nice little extra – even though we had a bit of a wait while the driver negotiated construction in the city while making several pick-ups. Once all the passengers had been collected, we had… Read More
I was introduced to this wonderful hole-in-the-wall restaurant, Marjorie’s Commerce Restaurant, by my Wyndham contact. It is a delightful little place, only a block from the resort, and very busy at breakfast, so when we went back, we decided to go for brunch.