SouthWest Germany, is marking the 75th anniversary of the UNESCO with a reminder about its extraordinary UNESCO world heritage sites. SouthWest Germany proudly maintains its six UNESCO world heritage sites, including the distinguished and perfectly preserved Cistercian monastery of Maulbronn which was the first in SouthWest Germany‘s UNESCO crown in 1993.
Summer in Door County means cool breezes, mild temperatures, quaint harbor towns, farm-to-tablerestaurants, cheeseries, wineries, mead makers and distillers and sun-soaked waterfront vistas as well as300 miles of shoreline paralleling […]
Covering 10,000 miles in three months, Michael Moore gathered special recipes and tips from the eateries of Southern grillmasters and restaurants owned by such well-known chefs as Michael Solomonov, owner of Zahav in Philadelphia and Ashley Christensen's Death & Taxes in Raleigh, North Carolina. He’s put all this together in his latest book, Serial Griller: Grillmaster Secrets for Flame-Cooked Perfection.
Lincoln Park Zoo Announces Grevy’s Zebra Pregnancy and Welcomes New Arrivals: Birth of a Diana Monkey and Two Japanese Macaques
The Lincoln Park Zoo is an urban oasis full of life, with a zebra foal expected this summer and the recent birth of a Diana monkey and two Japanese macaques.
Virtual travel experts have created the world’s first four-day holiday, that you can experience from the comfort of your own home. The holiday has been designed by Virtually Visiting to be experienced […]
The Rueda Wine Trail traces the history of viticulture in the provinces of Valladolid and Ávila where the wine production dates back to the 11th century
Schimpff’s, one of the oldest, continuously operated, family-owned candy businesses in the United States, dates back to the late 1800s.
Schimpff's, one of the oldest, continuously operated, family-owned candy businesses in the United States, opened in its present location in 1891 but the family has been making candy in the Jeffersonville area long before that.
Round Barn Estate's Shake and Stir Workshops demonstrate how to make cocktails using products in season.
The heat of a Yucatan summer day is peaking as we walk stairs carved out of stone to swim in the refreshing waters of Cenote Dzitnup with its magnificent rock […]
One last turn took us to a dead end and the beginnings of the Hollywood Hills. And here we made another find, Sunset Ranch Hollywood the last dude ranch in the greater L.A. area. It's about as Old Hollywood as you can get.
Indiana University Press is running a Goodreads giveaway for my new book Lincoln Road Trip (due out this spring) from now until December 19th. If anyone is interested, here is […]
I was in New Orleans this fall and stayed at the B&W Courtyards, a charming bed and breakfast on Chartres Street that is a collection of 1854 cottages joined together […]
Isla Mujeres or Island of the Women earned its name in 1517 when Spanish explorers discovered statues of Ixchel, the Mayan Moon Goddess on this island just 25 minutes by […]
I never read Anne of Green Gables, the 1908 novel by L. M. Montgomery about an orphan named Anne Shirley who is sent to live on a farm owned by […]
High in the Sierra Madres, we follow the twisting road from Puerto Vallarta and the seaside on our way to San Sebastian de Oeste. Crossing the long spanned bridge over […]
There’s a definite vibe in Ann Arbor — one where social consciousness and creativity converge. And so I mapped out interesting places in the eclectic Westside to immerse myself in […]