Men in black, silk top hats and men and women in robes trimmed in fake fur walking the streets and lawns added a fun, festive unexpected ambiance to our day trip out of London to storied Cambridge University, founded in 1209 in the United Kingdom.
Listening for sounds underneath the bark of trees, plus eavesdropping on “conversation” sounds among bees, are highlight exhibits of a day trip from London to Royal Gardens Kew, a 500-acre botanical showcase founded in 1759.
The Minack Outdoor Theatre, in Cornwall in southwestern Britain, with its steep cliffs and monstrous Atlantic waves as a backdrop, is as dramatic as the plays and concerts presented there.
Publicity surrounding Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and the recent death of her husband Prince Philip triggered memories of my stay at Treetops, a famous Kenyan hotel built within a monster tree beside a favorite East Africa animal watering hole. In 1952, while a Treetops guest, Elizabeth lea…
Airline travel shot up last month. The Transportation Security Administration estimates it processed 171,000 travelers in March 2020, contrasted with one million travelers last month.
Two recent survey results conclude that although Texas-tourist destinations for snowbirds are budget friendly, they may lack glamor and ”bling.”
In a new year, Planet Word, a new museum with voice-activated exhibits, debuts in Washington D.C., with a mission “dedicated to the power, beauty and fun of language: showing how words shape the human experience.” Admission is free.
For Halloween, or October in general, finding something scarier than fear of contracting COVID-19 might be more challenging this year.
Travel, usually by vehicle, to smaller family-type local and regional attractions is enjoying an upsurge in COVID-19 times over longer trips to larger, brassier cities with Disney-like group formats and crowds.
The observation that “COVID-19 changed everything” applies even to the recreational vehicle sitting in your or a neighbor’s driveway or garage.
As the COVID-19 reality seemed to abate for a while, but then sneaked back, we’re bewildered about conflicting stay-at-home recommendations vs. the beginning this week of traditional summer travel season.