Chicago: City of Architecture

      CHICAGO!  CHICAGO!  Tall buildings, great art, the Cubs, friendly people, the Blues! April found Maria and I in the Windy City on a self-guided tour that we'll never forget.  Chicago is truly a majestic city - birthplace of the...

HOW TO READ SKYSCRAPERS: Hoffy Tours in LA

     I love reading skyscrapers.  By that I mean, looking at them and and guessing their date of construction by their shape and design.  It's not a perfect science, but it works pretty well no matter what big city you're in.  This is...

Dia de los Muertos III: Colonial Mexico at its Finest

For the third year in a row, Stephanie Reid - my travel agent and dear friend - and I took 16 travelers to the heart of colonial Mexico for the Dia de los Muertos celebration.  We stayed in lovely rental homes in San Miguel de Allende which just won (for the...