Follow Your Nose

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | Category: Travel Stories, Travel Writing


Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything. — Charles Kuralt Sometimes, you’ve just got to get off the road. Last Sunday, Tim and I took a road trip with some friends. Actually, with Tim’s sister and his new friend Verlon, the very talented […]

Going to Umbria? You’ve Gotta Meet Anne . . .

Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2012 | Category: Travel Tips, Travel Writing


This cooking tour is dedicated to the people who taught me to live, to cook and everything about life. — Anne Robichaud   I’d known about Anne Robichaud for almost two years before I finally met her. My friend Rosemarie hired her as a tour guide when she went to Assisi in 2010. And her […]

Travel in Peace

Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | Category: Travel Stories, Travel Tips


When we return home, we can put what we’ve learned — our newly acquired broader perspective — to work as citizens of a great nation confronted with unprecedented challenges. And when we do that, we make travel a political act. — Rick Steves, Travel as a Political Act    I want to tell all you […]