Quirky and Curious in Illinois By Maria Myers Illinois sports fans and comedians alike are familiar with the phrase, “Daaaaa Bears”. Aside from the famous sports team and the SNL skit based off of them, Illinois has many selling points for tourists, many you wouldn’t be able to find anywhere else, whether they be in […]
We love museums, and on every trip, we make sure to visit one or two to add some historical dimensions to our travels. Whether it’s a tiny one-room repository of local history or the dramatic sweep of a Guggenheim or Louvre, we encourage all of our readers to visit museums whenever they travel.
San Francisco Presidio is a National Park and San Francisco’s largest green-space. You can eat, sleep and play here and never leave the property.
World War I Hero Sgt. York’s Home in Pall Mall Is Now a State Park By Jackie Sheckler Finch Betsy Ross York Lowrey was eight years old before she saw her first movie. Her dad loaded up the family and took them to nearby Jamestown to see a first-run film. What surprised young Betsy the […]
International City of Gastronomy in France, Commonwealth War Graves, Marine Sea Museum of Bordeaux By Maria Myers France is famous the world over for its history, arts and especially, for its food. In 2019, three new museums are opening that will enhance any visitor’s experience in the most-visited country on Earth. Mouth Over Matter The first […]
By Jeanine Barone This museum, the only contemporary art museum in Panama, hides well. The concierge at my hotel in Panama City had never been there and didn’t know any guest who’d ever wanted to visit. And my taxi driver spent 20 minutes getting lost just trying to find it. But, as an aficionado of […]
Childhood Memories Savored at Lunchbox Museum By Jackie Sheckler Finch Like a little girl on her first day of school, Shelby Guest picked up the Twiggy lunchbox and hugged it as though it still contained some delicious childhood goodies. “I had one just like this when I was a kid,” she said. “This brings back […]