Welcome to my website!

Get ready for fun! I’ve been traveling all over the world for years and years, taking pictures and exploring different places and this is where I share my journeys. I started my first travel blog over 14 years ago! Wow! Almost 500 posts and over 750,000 visitors later I decided to create a new siteContinue reading “Welcome to my website!”

Katz’s Delicatessen – New York City

A New York City landmark, Katz’s Delicatessen, has been serving up delicious pastrami and corned beef sandwiches, and other deli specialties, since 1888. On this trip I had Katz’s on my must eats list so I grabbed a taxi and headed there for lunch. I had the pastrami sandwich and loaded it up with mustard,Continue reading “Katz’s Delicatessen – New York City”

World Trade Center Memorial – New York City

The financial center of the United States, if not the world, is the site of the World Trade Center Memorial / Museum and the new Building One World Trade Center in New York City. The plaza is now hollowed ground following the September 11 attacks that brought down the original twin towers. Two infinity pondsContinue reading “World Trade Center Memorial – New York City”

Balthazar Restaurant – New York City

If you’re looking for a fantastic restaurant in NY City then be sure to make your reservations at  Balthazar. Delicious French inspired cuisine and wines await! On this evening I ordered the house speciality, whole chicken and gnocchi. I started off with French champagne and assorted cheeses, then followed it up with, quite frankly, the bestContinue reading “Balthazar Restaurant – New York City”

The Empire State Building – New York City

Yours truly, standing on top of the world at the observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York City. What a great day to take in the sights of Manhattan and surrounding NY City boroughs. I didn’t let the cold temperature keep me from experiencing the great views on this visit and IContinue reading “The Empire State Building – New York City”

Welcome To The Blog

Welcome To Sunshine Lobster! Since 2007 I’ve posted on this blog I created simply as a hobby and to share some of my travel photos. Since then the blog has grown in popularity and I’ve had several inquiries about my posts and recommendations for hotels, restaurants, and travel locations. Today the blog will change aContinue reading “Welcome To The Blog”

The Island Hotel – Newport Beach California

When I vacation in Newport Beach one of the hotels I enjoy staying at in the Island Hotel located at Fashion Island. It’s a beautiful hotel and conveniently located. Years ago this was the Four Seasons and the management have kept up the same standards without the price. The Island Hotel – Newport Beach CaliforniaContinue reading “The Island Hotel – Newport Beach California”

California Bear Flag Fish Company – Newport Beach California

At Crystal Cove right on Pacific Coast Highway between Newport and Laguna is one of my favorite places for fresh seafood, California Bear Flag Fish Company. Fish tacos, ahi ┬ápoke, soup, chips, and much, much more are on the menu. So delicious! California Bear Flag Fish Company – Newport Beach California California Bear Flag FishContinue reading “California Bear Flag Fish Company – Newport Beach California”

Crystal Cove State Beach – Newport Beach California

My favorite Southern California beach is Crystal Cove State Beach. Located between Newport Beach and Laguna, Crystal Cove is a hidden gem that is mostly frequented by locals. The beach is never crowded and even during the summer months you can find your piece of sand to relax on. Crystal Cove State Beach – NewportContinue reading “Crystal Cove State Beach – Newport Beach California”