5 Shops for Baby Love on the Upper East Side

Ralph Lauren Children, NYC

Few neighborhoods in America host a collection of shops catering to exquisite/expensive layette and baby/toddler clothing and gifts. New York’s Upper East Side is one of them. Paris or Milan hold no advantage for selecting the “right” (and expensive) newborn gift. The UES has a mile stretch of children’s boutiques for doting grown-ups to swathe the young’uns in Euro – or Euro-inspired – splendor. Continue reading “5 Shops for Baby Love on the Upper East Side”

San Francisco Solo @ 60+ 8 Tips to make it great

Golden Gate Bridge looking north

The best thing about San Francisco is San Francisco 

–Frank Lloyd Wright

Here are 8 tips from as I set out to change-up the typical San Francisco tourist experience. Would it be weird, as a 60+ solo traveler?  Not one bit as it turned out, and the freedom was priceless. Continue reading “San Francisco Solo @ 60+ 8 Tips to make it great”