Here is my latest Chicago Tribune cover story, the tale of our surprising cruise through European Russia.
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2015/08/03/tracking-big-game-tourism-travel-writers-perspective I was interviewed by WTTW anchor Phil Ponce on Monday (Aug. 3, 2015) about big-game hunting in Africa and the outrage over the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Many Americans don’t realize that big-game hunting is legal in much of Africa. However, it seems clear that Cecil’s hunting wasn’t conducted in a … More Terri Colby discusses Cecil the lion and big-game hunting on WTTW
Everyone is fair game for the throwing of colors during India’s Holi festival, which is an ancient Hindu religious rite of spring. … More In India, a giant street festival and paint fight mark ancient religious rite of spring
Take a look at my story and photos about Spain’s ultimate fast food that was published in the Chicago Tribune on March 2, 2014. CTC20140302 Basque (1)
I’ve had a dream for many years of writing stories that would give travelers who are also voracious readers suggestions on what books to take to a given destination. I’ve always packed carefully, given that I have no intention of ever using an e-reader, making sure to bring a novel set in the location that I … More Reading on the road: Israel
I made my first visit to Mazatlan, Mexico’s “Pearl of the Pacific,” earlier this month and found a new favorite beach town. But this city of 600,000 in the state of Sinaloa, is much more than a beach resort. It’s a city of history, a city of culture, a city of giant shrimp. It’s also a … More Mazatlan is Mexico’s Pearl of the Pacific
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