Posts by Susan McKee:
A Sleepy West Texas Town? Or a lot More? By Susan McKee Surprises greeted me at every turn in Lubbock, Texas. I’d expected to find a sleepy West Texas town, perhaps with tumbleweed rolling down the streets — and found instead an historic icon of rock ‘n’ roll, a prairie dog village, an explanation of […]
Filled with beautiful buildings and public art, Columbus is a gem in the Hoosier Heartland By Susan McKee Public art, modernist architecture, and an ice cream parlor open for more than a century are just three reasons to visit Columbus, Indiana. Exhibit Columbus, on view through November 26, 2017, is the inaugural edition of what’s […]
On August 21, 2017, Americans will have a unique opportunity to view a complete solar eclipse as it traverses the country — a guide to where to see it happen.
Kosta Boda is a Temple Devoted to Glassblowing in Glasriket, Sweden By Susan McKee The heat from the furnace (which reaches 2700° F) could be felt from the bleachers where we sat in the Kosta Boda factory in Sweden, watching the glassblowers at work. Taking a glob of molten glass from a nearby container by […]
Mumbai, India: Three You Must See – Elephanta Island, Tea at the Taj Palace, Prince of Wales Museum By Susan McKee Mumbai is a city of many layers. With a population of at least 13 million and a history dating back thousands of years, it would take several lifetimes to absorb it all. Visitors can […]
Cologne: The Carnival, Kölsch and Three Wise Men By Susan McKee Carnival is the German version of Mardi Gras. Kölsch is the particular type of beer brewed only here, and the Wise Men? Well, they’re said to reside permanently in Cologne. Officially declared “open” in early November, Kölner Karneval is paused during December and picks […]