Nestled high in the Arkansas Ozarks near the Missouri border is a small crystal cathedral. Despite its diminutive size, the chapel is world-famous, and it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. You are cordially invited to visit my state and drink in its beauty.
Here's a look at the challenges, new experiences, and beauty of my stay on a small farm in rural Thailand, and why I highly recommended taking a similar trip of your own.
Back in the "strike-it-rich" days of the 1800s, prospectors put the scenic setting of Georgetown, Colorado on the map. Today, visitors are still lured there for its beauty as well as the casinos hoping to take home their own load of silver! Read on for a brief history and photo tour of Georgetown.
Cambodia has a very tragic recent history. Some of the worst things man is capable of happened in the killing fields, which is one of the most tragic remains of that period. They are a must-see for visitors to Cambodia, though their contents are difficult to bear.
Anyone wishing to see authentic gold mining towns should visit Cripple Creek. Casinos and tourism helped to keep it from becoming a ghost town. Please enjoy the pictures and videos below.
Port Vila, Vanuatu, South Pacific. These romantic words conjure images of mysterious islands and an idyllic paradise bathed by the sun and lost in an emerald sea—an image not too far from the truth.
In June 2018, my Thai family and I had an enjoyable outing at a mountain reservoir lake in the Loei area of Thailand. For two or three fun-packed hours, we rented a bamboo raft that was towed to the middle of the lake. Then the real enjoyment began.
I am 66 this year, and I am WWOOFing in Dorset. WWOOFing you ask? Is that something to do with regression and dogs? No. I haven't gone mad (yet). WWOOFing is an acronym for “Willing Workers On Organic Farms." Learn about my experience here.
We were lucky enough to be in Minorca for the flower festivals in 2017 and 2018, but it wasn't until our second visit that we learned what the festival was really all about!
Puerto Princesa on the island province of Palawan is an enormous city in size, but not in population. One of the more popular diversions there is island-hopping.
There is such awesome scenery in this part of the world! Lush valleys and snowy mountains made for spectacular views from the Glacier Express Train. Photos and videos are included.
While visiting my sister in San Antonio, we made a trip to the hill country and visited LBJ's Texas White House. It was fascinating!
Here's a journal of my summer trip from Helsinki to Tallinn by ferry, including resources and information to help you plan your own expedition across the Baltic sea.
Boston, a city of tremendous historic significance and modern delights, was on my calendar of coming events, but how is it possible to see all of this city in one day? Here is what I did.
A few hours by train from Florence, this 'City of Artists' is a Tuscan gem seemingly known to only a few tourists. Although Tuscany boasts many famous places, it also abounds with villages and towns worth a detour to discover, especially in the heat of summer when the rest of Italy is over-crowded.