Archive for the ‘ACTIVITIES’ Category

Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California

Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California
By staff writer Cathie Nichols. Photos Copyright © Cathie Nichols. LIVING IN A tourist destination is not always a good thing. In fact, it sometimes borders on being a major inconvenience. For example, during the summer, my family and I do not go to the beach. We live about three miles from the white,...
May 8th, 2014 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, Scenic Wonders | Read More

Strolling Through Savannah

Strolling Through Savannah
Story by staff writer Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. MY SISTERS AND I recently visited Savannah, Georgia and with my trusty camera stuck to my face, I recorded our walks. It was opportune timing that I was taking a photography class during my time in this photogenic city. Savannah...
April 3rd, 2014 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

St. Elmo, Colorado: an inhabited ghost town

St. Elmo, Colorado: an inhabited ghost town
Story by staff writer Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. ST. ELMO in Colorado is designated a ghost town, but it is also inhabited. There are some modern vacation homes in the surrounding area. It also lives up to its reputation as being one of Colorado’s best preserved ghost towns....
March 27th, 2014 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, Interesting Towns | Read More

The Character of Paris: love locks, gallery dogs & frog’s legs

The Character of Paris: love locks, gallery dogs & frog’s legs
By staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. PARIS IS A PLACE where it is far too easy to run yourself ragged trying to do and see everything and, in the process, you completely miss the character of the city. Dan and I decided that in order to slow down for a true vacation, we...
March 6th, 2014 | STAFF, EUROPE, Historic/Museums | Read More

Animas Forks, Colorado: a ghost mining town for history buffs

Animas Forks, Colorado: a ghost mining town for history buffs
Story by staff writer Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. THERE ARE TWO PLACES in Colorado always worth visiting. One is St. Elmo and the other is Animas Forks. Both are ghost mining towns established back when gold and silver were found, it seemed, under every rock and in every stream. Cinnamon...
February 7th, 2014 | STAFF, 4x4ing, Interesting Towns | Read More

Rural Irish Wandering and Music: Part 1

Rural Irish Wandering and Music: Part 1
By guest blogger Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. WE ARRIVED AT Shannon Airport, knowing that we were not going to even try to see “everything” Ireland has to offer. Our top priorities included seeing the countryside and hearing some traditional Irish music. After that, cheese,...
November 24th, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Scenic Wonders | Read More

Colorado 4x4ing . . . the right way

Colorado 4x4ing . . . the right way
Story by staff writer Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. THE QUESTION MOST PEOPLE ask when they know we’ll be going to Colorado is What do you do up there? Do you hunt or fish? I always laugh and say, “Nope, we just ride the back roads and enjoy the scenery.” Colorado has...
November 14th, 2013 | STAFF, 4x4ing | Read More