Travel Excursion News


Wine Country

April 5th ’17

I am off on an exciting press tour to El Paso in a few weeks and can’t wait to explore this famous Texas town. I will also attend a performance of Phantom Of The Opera!

The Pacific Northwest is beautiful and Oregon Wine Country, with its 500 wineries, is on par with Napa and Sonoma, California. My journey will take me to fantastic wineries with superb views, gorgeous spas and several amazing restaurants. In addition, I will kayak up to a wine bar, bike a portion of a 150-mile bike trail and visit a tea plantation and more. Keep an eye out for upcoming articles on my Features Page.



March 16th ’17

Spring is on the horizon and it’s time to plan for travel adventures.  I meet with the wonderful PR people from Oregon Wine Country next week; in May, I travel to  sunny and exciting El Paso Texas and then on to the beautiful, Oregon Wine Country to visit award-winning wineries, spas, a tea plantation and spectacular restaurants. I will add the articles and radio shows in June. Until then have a great spring and have fun planning your own travel adventures!



sunny day leavenworth

January 25th ’17

The holiday season has passed, but for many, snowy landscapes still cross the U.S. I spent a week in Leavenworth, Washington in January during Icefest. I stayed at a fabulous Inn with a spa room, hiked around the outskirts of town and took part in the fun activities during the festivals. From Ice carving to great family events, Icefest was a blast.

To hear about Leavenworth’s Icefest and more, visit my Radio Shows Page.




December 6th ’16

The Holiday season is here with so many beautiful destinations to visit. Victoria, B.C., Canada is definitely one of my favorite cities during the Christmas season with the fabulous shimmering lights of Butchart Gardens to holiday-themed hotels and fun events for the whole family.

Take a peak at my article on Christmas in Victoria B.C. on the Feature Articles Page for a wonderful overview of exciting attractions and events in this beautiful city!




November 16th ’16

My tour of Greater Palm Springs was excellent! The warm weather, fabulous resorts, cuisine, arts and culture intrigued and energized me. In particular, I found the architecture of the mid-century modern homes fascinating. Click on the Radio Shows page to hear all about Greater Palm Springs destination.

Look for the up-coming article on Greater Palm Springs on the Feature Articles page in December.

Off to an exciting Tourism Ireland dinner and reception this evening and a Tourism Montana lunch next month. A lot of upcoming travels this next year with radio shows and articles to share.




mcpike-mansionOctober 4th ’16

There are a lot of fun and scary destinations that will thrill you with history, mystery and the down-right-weird. check out Travel Excursion’s Features Page for one of the most haunted cities in America, Alton, Illinois. In addition, explore TE’s Press Releases Page that provides several cities offering a bevy of haunted events and attractions this season that you won’t want to miss!




September 30th ’16

In a few weeks I will travel to the nine cities of Greater Palm Springs for an exciting and visually stunning Arts & Culture Tour. Several cities on the tour include, Palm Springs, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs and Palm Desert and more. I look forward to experiencing art, architecture, great cuisine and fabulous accommodations. Check back for radio shows and articles on Greater Palm Springs!




August 30th ’16Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine Texas Travel Excursion

I visited the cities of Grapevine, San Angelo and Abilene, Texas on a marvelous travel tour this month. While in Grapevine, I tried several excellent wines by Messina Hof Winery, such as the Double-Gold medal winner, GSM red! As I enjoyed my fabulous wine, I rode on a fun Jazz-wine train for a lovely scenic tour. In addition,  I had a great time exploring Legoland and discovering the fascinating marine life at the Sea Life Aquarium. I will definitely visit this wonderful city again.

San Angelo and Abilene Tour

San Angelo and Abilene, Texas, offer many fascinating and fun attractions, as well as awesome cuisine.  From haunted brothels and 19th century forts, to storybook sculptures and intriguing zoos, these two cities captivated me. The article links for both cities will appear on my Features Page in a few months.

New Travels

I am headed to Vancouver Island followed by Greater Palm Springs in October for an exciting tour on arts and culture for my next Travel Excursion adventures.

June 20th ’16Highclere Castle in Newbury, England - Travel Excursion

I just returned from a fabulous press tour in Southwest England that included Bath, Bradford On Avon, Tetbury and Newbury; home to Highclere Castle and TV’s popular Downtown Abbey. I will have numerous upcoming articles and will post the links on my Feature Articles page once published. For the radio show on Highclere Castle, visit my Radio Shows page.


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