Floating Lanterns. Memorial at Ala Moana Park in Honolulu, Hawaii by Dwight K. Morita.

Lantern Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii ~ Floating Lanterns memorialize those that have passed away. As the sun sets in the background, small boats with Buddhist monks and church volunteers help to launch and shepherd the small armada of lanterns ships.



Mamanuca Islands

A young boy kayaks in paradise, Solomon Islands, South Pacific. Photo by: Ira Block

Things I dream of

Maldives, my DREAM vacation spot AND SOON because apparently it's disappearing into the ocean as a result of global warming/climate change. Get your tickets before the Maldives are swallowed by the Indian Ocean!

Luxury Overboard: Private Yacht as Tropical Island Paradise. . .So you already have your own private tropical island and giant-sized personal luxury yacht … how do you take things to the next level? Why, you combine the two into a portable slice of floating paradise, of course! Somewhere between crazy and kitsch, this monster of the sea features its own miniature volcano, flowing waterfall, mountain stream, and valley pool flanked by a series of small bamboo huts and shelter-providing palm…

Camping Clothes Suitcases

Luxury Overboard: Private Yacht as Tropical Island Paradise.miniature volcano, flowing waterfall, mountain stream, and valley pool flanked by a series of small bamboo huts and shelter-providing palm trees.

underwater museum cancun | Even some of those familiar with the attractions Cancun offers above ...

Diving at the Underwater Museum, Cancun, Mexico photo by REUTERS/Ho New. Divers swim near Jason de Caires Taylor’s “The Man on Fire,” one of several sculptures immersed in the water off Cancun.

Dominican Republic - Stayed there for my honeymoon.

We visited for our honeymoon last year and loved it so much!The most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. The people are gratious, kind and happy. It's truly paradise. Hope to return one day for sure!

Coastal Highway U.S. 1 - Freeport - Reviews - TripAdvisor * U.S. Hwy 1, Maine This is one of the most scenic and mesmerizing journeys you can take in the United States. The drive up the U.S. 1 offers teasing glimpses of saltwater marshes and delightful beaches along the Atlantic Ocean before a deluge of pristine and immaculate cities filled with mom and pop stores that evoke an aura of a much simpler time. Be sure to make a pass through the stunning Acadia National Park as well.

Portland Maine - Portland ME LOVE Portland, ME! Cape Elizabeth is a great day trip. The Headlight Lighthouse


I want to go to Venice some day. One of the most beautiful places in the world.

Anchorage, Alaska, USA  June 1998  Best Memories: Staying at the "bed and breakfast" which was really someone's house  where they rented out their grown child's bedroom and eating caribou sausage for   breakfast.  Falling in love with Alaskan art.  shopping at the Fred Meyer and being amazed at how much stuff they had in one store and how expensive everything was.

Anchorage-Skyline Anchorage, Alaska summers are full-time! Remember, it stays light all night in the Land of the Midnight Sun. In this view of Anchorage from Earthquake Park .

Islands, adventures, fun!

Maldives is a magic land comprising of 1190 coral islands. These islands are small and low-lying. Only 200 of these beautiful islands are inhabited. And 88 of these islands in Maldives are Luxury Resorts that offer you a dreamlike vacation experience.


Romantic Getaways

Sleep under the Northern Lights in a glass igloo-- Hotel & Igloo Village Kakslauttanen, Finland

Hawaiian lantern ceremony

Floating Lantern Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii travel hawaii usa though I’ve been to Hawaii a couple of times, to see these floating lanterns would be lovely!