Destinations

Christkindlmarkts

The countdown to Christmas began late last month when Advent was celebrated the fourth Sunday before Christmas. Black Friday, …

12.06.16 – Destinations, Travel

Solemn Sights

I remember the first time I went to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It was a hot summer day and …

11.18.16 – Destinations, History, Travel

Drive-In Delights

When most folks think of summer, thoughts turn to blockbuster movies, ice cream and leisurely evenings spent enjoying warm …

08.23.16 – Destinations, Travel

Flood Watch

Appropriately, it’s raining the afternoon my friend and I visit the Johnstown Flood National Memorial. Rain had fallen relentlessly …

07.16.16 – Destinations, Travel

The Bay Life

In your desire to smell the hint of salt in the air and grip the coarse sand between your …

05.27.16 – Destinations, Travel

Reaching the Beach 2016

The sun is out, the long winter has finally ended and you are probably itching to dig your toes …

05.03.16 – Destinations, Feature, Travel

Girl Trips

Women bond, whether it’s sitting in the stands watching their kids at a swim meet or as co-workers escaping …

03.05.16 – Destinations, Travel

High on Peru

When I first began to travel I received some advice that has always stayed with me—don’t go as a …

01.27.16 – Destinations, Travel

Dropped Opportunities

No question a ball will be dropped in New York City’s Times Square as 2015 is counted down and …

12.21.15 – Destinations, Travel

Mistaken Identity

Tour Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, and what sticks most …

11.14.15 – Destinations, Travel

Sweat Seeing

How often have you blown off a long, sweaty workout to indulge in some other activity? Or, conversely, have …

10.27.15 – Destinations, Travel

Going to Market

Wednesday is market day in Belleville, a small farming town in Central Pennsylvania’s Big Valley. The 1960s Western TV …

09.14.15 – Destinations, Travel

Stirring and Serene

Resting in a crook of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwest Virginia is a manmade wedge of water that …

08.12.15 – Destinations, Travel

High Rollers

July is the apex of summer, despite the calendar. It’s full of seething sun and languid days, when the …

07.11.15 – Destinations, Travel

Sure thing, Shore Beer

Musicians (and a few pop poets) the world over have long rhapsodized about the virtues of an ice-cold beer …

04.29.15 – Destinations, Food & Drink, Travel

Riding the Rails

GEORGE BAILEY, THE HERO OF IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, SAYS THE THREE MOST EXCITING SOUNDS IN THE WORLD ARE ANCHOR CHAINS, PLANE ENGINES …

08.29.14 – Destinations, Travel