Today is my 70th Birthday. Here’s what I’ve learned in 7 decades.

70th Birthday lessons by Julie Diebolt Price

Today is my 70th birthday. Here is the link where I shared this post in a Thread on X. I’ve learned a lot in these 70 years. When I decided to write this post, my eyes glazed over as I was making my list. Who cares about the minutia of everyday life, especially about someone […]

Gourmet Travel: Great discoveries start today at Photo Travel Write

Gourmet Travel great discovers Bone marrow and mushroom platter

Gourmet Travel at Photo Travel Write Launches Today Gourmet Travel, a key topic at PTW, launches today. It features interviews with renowned chefs who share their culinary secrets and insights into the art of cooking. In the Gourmet Travel section, we also explore the culinary delights of different regions, cities, and countries, highlighting their unique […]

Why CIVANA Wellness Resort in Carefree is great for health and wellness

CIVANA Wellness Resort monument entrance

CIVANA Wellness Resort Review: Disconnect to Reconnect in the Sonoran Desert originally appeared at on May 31, 2024 “Tucked among more than 20 acres of the Sonoran Desert, CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa is a destination wellness resort in Carefree, Arizona. It’s a great place to reconnect and reinvigorate your senses in a beautiful […]

Why Westward Look Wyndham in Tucson is great for health and wellness

Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa Entrance with Vigas

Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona, is a great place to work on your health and wellness. It offers luxury accommodations, delicious food and beverages, and lots of healthy activities like spa treatments, horseback riding, swimming, and games. Read more about it with this link. Originally published at SheBuysTravel on May […]

15 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wenatchee, Washington

Welcome to Wenatchee mural

If you like road trips like I do, there are countless reasons to visit Wenatchee, Washington. Here are 15 of those reasons I discovered on my road trip in the fall of 2023. 15 Reasons Wenatchee 1. Apple Capital: Wenatchee is known as the “Apple Capital of the World” because of its extensive apple orchards. […]

Why Johnston County, NC, should be on your 2024 itinerary

Greetings from Benson, North Carolina, mural

This is why Johnston County, NC, should be on your 2024 itinerary: Originally published at on May 17, 2024 “What do the Civil War, Ava Gardner, pork, tobacco, and moonshine have in common? Johnston County (JoCo), North Carolina, is the common denominator with a rich history dating to the 1700s. During a recent road […]

How I Found the Best Restaurants and Hotels on a Desert Southwest Road Trip

Table Mountain at sunset

In the fall of 2023, I was on a road trip through the desert Southwest. My mission included Executive Chef interviews, chef-tasting menus, and luxury accommodations reviews. At every destination, I found a multitude of exciting things to do. From broad vistas at the Flatirons in Boulder and the canyons between buildings in Downtown Denver […]

Embrace the Spirit of Golden, Colorado at Table Mountain Inn

Table Mountain Inn in Downtown Golden, Colorado

This article first appeared on SheBuysTravel on November 9, 2023 If you’ve been to Golden, Colorado, home to Coors Brewery, you undoubtedly know about the historic hotel with outstanding service and views of Table Mountain to go with it. Read more from the article… “The warm Southwest hospitality of Table Mountain Inn was my introduction […]

Immerse Yourself in the Rich History of Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, Colorado

Hotel Boulderado at the corner of Spruce and 13th Streets

This Hotel Boulderado article first appeared at She Buys Travel on November 25, 2023 “Hotel Boulderado, a cherished landmark in the heart of downtown Boulder, welcomed me with Victorian-era charm. This 119-year-old iconic hotel uniquely blends Victorian (with a little Spanish Revival) architecture and modern amenities. With its stunning stained-glass ceiling and cherrywood grand staircase, […]

Why the Luminarias at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix Are Unforgettable

luminarias at the Desert Botanical Garden with Papago Park in background

Luminarias are a Christmas tradition in Mexico and the Southwest states in America. Learn more with the link below. This article first appeared on Extended Weekend Getaways on December 1, 2023. Start on Page 94 of Extended Weekend Getaways December issue to learn why the luminaries at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, are […]