Take a look at the beer scene in and around Columbus, Ohio. Here’s my story for Chicago Tribune. And for a PDF version, Columbus ChiTrib (1) Advertisements
My first story for Global Traveler magazine gave me a chance to tell readers about the magnificence that is Lisbon. It’s definitely worth a trip. Take a look at my story in this link below.
I traveled many miles and spent many months working on this story that showed up in print in the Chicago Tribune on Sunday, Dec. 16. Furthest location: the Atacama desert in Chile. Closet: Beverly Shores, Indiana. Hope you enjoy it. Take a look here.
Late last summer I had a chance to spend some time in the Willamette Valley, Oregon’s fabulous wine country. We had a great trip, visiting a few vineyards, a few more tasting rooms, and spending a couple of nights at the new Atticus hotel in McMinnville. So, I was excited when today’s email contained a … More The Oregon wine country contest I almost want to keep a secret
For those of us who live in places where winter is a burden, August signals the beginning of the end of glorious summer days and warm weather outdoor activities. Chicago, of course, is a place where summer always seems to rush right by. So here are some delights to savor in this city before the … More Savor summer in Chicago, like an insider
Here’s a little piece I wrote for the Chicago Tribune about a Chicago family taking their four-month-old baby on his first flight. They brought along gifts for fellow passengers.
Summer in Chicago is when beaches are top of mind. And it’s one of the rare world-class cities where you can spend a day on a friendly beach steps from downtown. Someone recently asked me, since I travel a lot, where my favorite beaches were. Here is a link to a story from a few … More Beaches come to mind in summer, so consider Seychelles, Curacao, Dominican Republic and Yelapa