Author Archives: Michael Garfield

Catalina Island Offers At Least A Full Day of Fun, Relaxion and Adventure

I have traveled to California most all my life. As far south as San Diego and up north past San Francisco in the wine country. Los Angeles and Orange County have been my sweet spot for decades as I enjoy … Read More…

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Dining In The SoCal Sunset – BALEENkitchen

During a recent swing up-and-down the SoCal coastline I made a point to find unique spots to dine and stay. I travel so often I wanted to experience things other than chain hotels and eateries that dot the rest of … Read More…

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FOUR SISTERS INNS OFFER BOUTIQUE STAYS WITH EXOTIC LOCALES

By Michael Garfield I’m not really a bed & breakfast-type guy. I don’t usually stay in small, quaint hotels during my travels as I prefer the amenity-filled, affinity point-driven hotel chains. I know what to expect and I usually get … Read More…

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VIDEO: Outdoor Tech Products

Good morning from the set of “Great Day Houston” (CBS) where it’s time for another show-and-tell segment.   Today I brought along some products to make life and the outdoor experience a bit easier.  Watch my segment HERE where I … Read More…

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Can Cruising Be The Best Way To Travel?

This space saved for a 1,000 word column and review on the cruising.  Stay tuned for everything you need to know about a Carnival cruise.  Hopefully soon.  – MG

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VIDEO: 50th Anny Moon Landing Tech

I was a mere pup when Apollo 11 landed on the moon.  The only thing I remember from those days was my astronaut-themed lunch box adorning the metal container and Thermos, though I can’t recall if my mom put Tang … Read More…

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VIDEO: Products to monitor your home and your time

With the recent news from Amazon that it allows constant monitoring and “listening” from its Echo devices to help with home security, I discussed this new feature on “Great Day Houston” (KHOU-CBS).  Other products that also help with home monitoring … Read More…

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Sea, Sand, and Golf – Puerta Cortes Offers It All In The Baja Peninsula

La Paz, Mexico – It’s a game I play when I play a round of golf at a new course. I call it, “Guess The Signature Hole.” Golf courses generally have one hole that is the most picturesque – or … Read More…

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New Orleans Jazz Fest – Bringing Music, Food, and Heat

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its silver anniversary, once again taking over the New Orleans Fairgrounds spanning the usual two weekends.  My second visit to this iconic festival will find me hopping from stage to stage watching … Read More…

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Tech Show & Tell on “Great Day Houston”

Killing time in the “dull” months before the Mother’s day, graduation and Father’s Day gift suggestions start to roll in… I stopped by “Great Day Houston” (KHOU – CBS) with a few goodies I had hanging around my office.  Host … Read More…

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