luggageandlipstick

Author archive

Patti Morrow is an adventure travel writer, blogger and photographer. Her focus is on Baby Boomer travel, beaches, and adventure.

Best Cities to Visit in Switzerland

Switzerland tops as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The country has an exceptional amount of cultural diversity and beauty. Having four international languages spoken across the country, all people from across the globe are well represented. The country has many remarkable things to offer, including flower-lined nature paths, glorious mountain scenery, […]

Read more
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Valladolid(Yucatan)-Cathedral.JPG

Valladolid Yucatan: 10 Fabulous Things to Do in Valladolid Mexico

Not far from the Yucatan capital of Merida, Valladolid is a delightful Spanish colonial town consisting of narrow cobblestone streets lined with pastel-colored houses. Tucked away from the crowds of tourists, the vibe of Valladolid is reminiscent of “old Mexico.”  Whether you spend your days strolling around the central square, admiring the well-preserved architecture, exploring […]

Read more
acapulco beaches

Acapulco Beaches and Activities Are Fun…But Is Acapulco Safe?

240 miles south of Mexico City, the azure blue water, craggy Sierra Madre del Sur mountains, and upscale high-rise hotels of  Acapulco de Juárez (Spanish: [akaˈpulko ðe ˈxwaɾes] was once Mexico’s paradise and most famous beach resort town. In its heyday, Acapulco beaches, upscale cuisine, golf courses, pulsing nightlife, and spas provided a powerful attraction […]

Read more
mexico packing

What to Pack for Mexico – High Style, Low Cost

Ah, Mexico. When you hear the name, you probably think “fun,” right? And you’d be right. It’s an amazing, large, and vibrant country with a lot of diverse activities. If you’re planning a trip, lucky you!  Wondering what to pack for Mexico getaways? We’ve got you covered! My second international trip, when I was in […]

Read more
romantic getaways in USA

Romantic Getaways in USA: 10 Most Beautiful Beaches

The United States is a huge country with lots of natural diversity. And that includes beaches. I’ve been searching for the best beaches for most of my adult life, and some of the romantic getaways in USA also deserve consideration as the best beaches in the world. FREE: Here’s the ONLY beach vacation packing guide […]

Read more
travel coronavirus

Travel Coronavirus Impact | Expert Baby Boomer Travel Bloggers

COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, has had a big impact on the travel industry – particularly for Baby Boomers whose age puts them at higher risk. Travel coronavirus impact of the pneumonia-like virus has the travel industry bracing for up to a full year of economic interruption. According to reputable surveys at the beginning of […]

Read more
huatulco playas

Huatulco Playas & Activities: 10 Best Reasons to Visit Huatulco

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the foothills of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, Huatulco (pronounced wa-TOOL-co) is worth checking out if you’re considering visiting the Mexican Riviera or the Mexican state of Oaxaca (wah-HAAK-kah).  Unspoiled beauty, eco-friendly, near-perfect weather, epic sunsets, ancient ruins, scrumptious food, and of course, crystal clear Huatulco playas (beaches) […]

Read more

Mexico Hot Spots: Top 10 Mexican Beaches

The US (and many other places in the world) experiences cold winters and rainy springtime. If you live in one of the cooler climates, the thought of spreading a towel on a warm, palm-lined beach or curling up with a book under an oceanfront palapa with turquoise waves lapping at your feet is very appealing.  […]

Read more
balkan holidays

Balkans Holidays: Guide to the Top 10 Balkan Countries

I’m often asked what my favorite European country is. That’s a tough one, but I can at least narrow it down by region…Balkans holidays have been my favorite destinations. Each country is amazing and I’d go back to any of them in a heartbeat.  And while each country offers its own rich history, fascinating culture, […]

Read more
things to do in hvar

Things to Do in Hvar – Croatia’s Most Exciting Island

Have you heard of Hvar Island? While it may not be familiar to Americans, it certainly is well-known to Europeans. Sun-drenched beaches, cobblestone lanes, ancient hilltop fortresses, and glamourous nightclubs have allegedly attracted celebrities such as Prince Harry, Beyoncé, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Tom Cruise. Sometimes called the “St. Tropez of the Adriatic,” and consistently listed […]

Read more
Go top
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial