Over the past few months, we’ve fallen in love with a charming city just a few miles north of our Indianapolis home.
How a tour guide named Poopie kept an accident from turning into a traveller’s nightmare.
Katrina and I have made more trips (10) to Mexico and traveled to more cities and towns there (35) than we have to any other foreign country in the last 12 years.
Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana are connected to South America by land and little else.
In 2002, I received an e-mail from a gentleman in New York City named Frank Basile who said he attended Indiana University in the mid-1980s and was often asked if he was my son.
These days, it’s easier than ever to reconnect with important people online. But face-to-face is still far better than Facebook when it comes to telling someone how important he or she was in shaping the person you’ve become.
Instead of writing about some international location this time around,
I thought I’d rediscover something near home: Wabash, southwest of Fort Wayne.
The highlight of the trip: the inspiring ice fields of Ilulissat.
Our trip to Uruguay and Paraguay did not get off to a good start. And it went downhill from there.
Until the first George Bush opens his presidential library, I’ve seen them all.
One of the best things our government ever did was to set aside land for national parks and to keep each in pristine condition
while making them accessible for people to visit. Each is different and has its own unique setting and breathtaking beauty.
There are cruises to the Antarctic in large luxury ships that go near the islands—close enough to afford
magnificent views. But those ships are too big to get close enough to go ashore.
There’s nothing like following the wildly influential thinker Charles Darwin’s own footsteps, which I had the pleasure of doing by visiting the beautiful, mysterious, isolated and enchanted Galapagos Islands.
Throughout our visit to five countries in the Mideast, we found the people friendly and helpful.It is not our purpose on these trips to argue with the locals or try to convert them to our way of thinking, but simply to learn about them, their culture and ideas.
Train travel is not only a thing of the past—it’s also a thing of the present.
Train travel is not only a thing of the past-it’s also a thing of the present. It’s enjoying resurgence as people rediscover the romance and excitement of riding the rails in their leisure travel and realize that getting there is more than half the fun. My wife Katrina and I have taken four train trips […]
For eight years, we’d gone out of town for the holidays. But in this particular year not too long ago it looked like we had
no choice but to stay put. So we decided to do the same thing here that we would have done in Utah—sightsee.