Category Archives: Travel

A Love for Sicilia – Wine, Food, People and The Land – Part I – Palermo

I had the privilege of stepping onto the beautiful island of Sicilia this past April (2017). I have been fortunate to have been through almost all of Italia: North to South, East to West.  I have been to all larger … Continue reading

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Travels and The Things You Do: How I Love Being on the Road But Often Dread Traveling Before I Go – James Melendez

Long title right? Sometimes I have to give great details in my articles otherwise it is a decision point some people may choose not to read. I love being in a new place but often dread travel. And it is … Continue reading

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The Seven Bridges of Königsberg and My European Travels – James Melendez

I had a great journey through Europe last year—spending over a couple of months and visiting 11 countries. I knew I had time to travel; it was how to see and do as much as possible. I had an opportunity … Continue reading

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My Initial Thoughts On My Travel to Champagne During Harvest 2016 – James Melendez

Champagne has always meant something to me… looming large and lovingly in my mind and always with a lot of intrigue. I am writing a series of articles of my journey to Champagne during harvest time this year (2016). I … Continue reading

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Travel Checklist and My Trip Preparedness – James Melendez

I have often been known to produce a “wow” when someone sees my luggage. For others most people are okay to leave their home with most humblest of supplies. I prefer to be prepared.   I hear people tell me that … Continue reading

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