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Bushwalking, sailing, Ents and dinosaurs: a Great Barrington winter escape Down Under

Bushwalking, sailing, Ents and dinosaurs: a Great Barrington winter escape Down Under
Story by guest blogger Judith Shaw. Photos Copyright © Judith Shaw THE BEST THING about our arrival in Sydney was the warmth. It was a toasty 27 degrees centigrade, or 81 in Fahrenheit. At home in western Massachusetts it was freezing. We’d had more than a month of the Polar Vortex, and if you counted...
June 12th, 2014 | GUEST BLOGGERS, AUSTRALIA | Read More

The Hunt for Gregory’s Fez

The Hunt for Gregory’s Fez
Story by guest blogger Leigh Lauck. Photos Copyright © Leigh & Matthew Lauck. THIS IS THE STORY of two travelers driven by the need to hunt down a fez in a city called Fez. And a guy named Gregory, who really, really wanted that fez. The stakes, as in Red October, were high. Are you perched on the...
May 22nd, 2014 | GUEST BLOGGERS, AFRICA, MEMORIES | Read More

Dinner with Abdul

Dinner with Abdul
Story by guest blogger Leigh Lauck. Photos Copyright © Leigh & Matthew Lauck. WE ARRIVED IN the city of Fez by train from Casablanca. Just turning those words over in my head as we rolled through the Moroccan countryside—Arriving from Casablanca by train!—gave me shivers of delight. It sounded...
April 17th, 2014 | GUEST BLOGGERS, DINING, AFRICA, CHARACTERS | Read More

Rural Irish Wandering and Music Part 2: Doolin, the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher

Rural Irish Wandering and Music Part 2: Doolin, the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher
By staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. AFTER A FEW DAYS on the Dingle Peninsula, Dan and I braved the highways of Ireland and headed toward Doolin, which is rumored to be a hotbed of traditional Irish music. As we often do, we waited to make reservations for accommodations...
January 31st, 2014 | VIDEOS, GUEST BLOGGERS, DINING, MUSIC | 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

Wasson Peak via King’s Canyon Trail: An awesome way to start a Tucson day!

Wasson Peak via King’s Canyon Trail: An awesome way to start a Tucson day!
By guest blogger Nicole Mullins. Photos Copyright © Nicole Mullins. TUESDAY, MARCH 12 was a very physical day. I was already sore when I awoke, thanks to all of the wonderful amenities for physical activity at the Voyager RV Resort in Tucson, Arizona. As an exercise physiologist based in Ohio, it’s...
September 27th, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

Brussels and the Art Nouveau Tour Map

Brussels and the Art Nouveau Tour Map
By guest blogger Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. I HAVE TO ADMIT that I am both an avid traveler as well as a two-faced traveler: I want to travel everywhere BUT I have certain locations that I love to repeat. I work on both goals regularly, depending on time and circumstance. Brussels,...
September 22nd, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, EUROPE, Historic/Museums | Read More