Cruising Greece

Think about a small ship cruise if you want to spend some time in Greece. Here’s my story published in October in the Chicago Tribune Travel section. Have a look. For more information, you can contact Adventursmithexplorations.com or Varietycruises.com.     GREECE ct10052014

In the news in India

Newspapers are alive and well across India. A BBC report notes that, according to the World Association of Newspapers, more than 107 million copies of newspapers were circulated daily across India in 2009. Rising literacy rates, papers selling for less than 10 cents U.S., and small Internet penetration all help to boost readership in India. And … More In the news in India

Try Trump’s Terrace in Chicago for great views, spectacular setting

The terrace on the 16th floor of Trump Tower in Chicago is pricey, but the view is worth a million dollars, so the prices didn’t really seem too high. After visiting on a sunny Wednesday afternoon in late September, one of the last days for sandals and al fresco drinks, the $30 hole in my … More Try Trump’s Terrace in Chicago for great views, spectacular setting

Glamping, or camping with comfort, in the Canadian wilderness

You arrive via float-plane, a visually stunning hour-long ride from Vancouver, British Columbia, to the Clayoquot Sound, a temperate rainforest on Vancouver Island’s west coast. At the dock, you’re picked up by a horse-drawn wagon and delivered to a central meeting area, what might be called a lobby at a regular resort. But this is … More Glamping, or camping with comfort, in the Canadian wilderness