Charlotte, North Carolina’s airport, the world’s seventh busiest (ranked by aircraft movement), is so unique a standout it could be added to a list as one of the city’s tourist attractions.
Although the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area is thought of as mostly beaches and bars, there are some behind the scenes discoveries to include in the mix for a one or two day sample itinerary by car.
“We will probably have only one camel at the U.S.Supreme Court this year. Hump-free isn’t available,” I heard a female voice explain as I exited a buffet line at a Washington, D.C. event.
You don’t have to travel to Washington D.C. or Philadelphia to be involved up close and personal to rescue and make more publicly available, America’s most seminal historic documents of the prior 200-plus years.
In a recent first visit to Mobile, Alabama, a port city of 195,000 on the shores of Gulf of Mexico, the downtown architectural styles and vibe kept reminding me of another place. Then there were the street names: Royal, Dauphin, St. Louis, and Joachim, with black wrought iron balconies over …
On the eve of our planned trip last week to our favorite August destination, Canada’s Waterton National park, the horrific California forest fires, peripheral in our thoughts, came to our full attention.
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If you want to include a bit of LBJ Texana when you are visiting Washington, don’t look in the U.S. Capitol “corridors of power” where Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973) once reigned supreme as “Master of the Senate;” and from 1963-69 served as the 37th president of the United States.
If you think you’ll probably not get to visit Cuba in person, but you remain curious, you can substitute a “next best thing” right here in the Galveston-Houston area by visiting the Houston Museum of Fine Arts exhibit of Cuban art through May 21.
It is an ideal family destination because of the variety of attractions. If it is a rainy day, as it often is in the UK, many attractions are indoors. Further, if you’ve been to London multiple times, Greenwich has a tranquil off-the-beaten path ambiance.
“Embracing the family” or “multi-generational travel” is the latest trend.Take your blood relatives — aunts, uncles, cousins, grandchildren or grandparents with you.
America generated many of humanity’s most useful and stunning inventions: mass produced automobiles, telephone, electricity, flight, television, the internet and Google — to cite just a savvy few.
Ernest Hemingway’s exquisitely constructed imagery evoking nature’s autumnal signs, written as a friend’s eulogy, repeated on Hemingway’s own Ketchum Idaho memorial, came to mind on a 36 hour visit to favorite Colorado haunts we hadn’t seen in a few years.