Smile Napa! You’re On Boomdeeadda!

When you think of Napa, California, what comes to mind?  Wine of course.  That’s a big draw for tourists in the area and there’s no shortage of excellent tour selections, should you wish to partake.  We chose Platypus Tours and were thrilled with our guide.  She was cheerful, knowledgable and a delight.  The day included […]

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It’s Like Stepping Back In Time

A visit to Coronado Island is not complete without stopping at the iconic Del Coronado Hotel. It was designed by a Canadian, eh. The architect,  Mr James Reid was a native of New Brunswick, Canada.  Construction began in 1887 when the area was enjoying a boom.  Their colourful history includes visits by notables, Thomas Edison, […]

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