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

Check out South Haven, Michigan, and its beautiful beaches

By Terri Colby This is my story published in the Chicago Tribune June 13, 2010 SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — The red-haired toddler’s blue eyes filled with tears as the big red ball in the sky vanished beneath the Lake Michigan horizon. No one recalls exactly what he said that day, but it was clear he … More Check out South Haven, Michigan, and its beautiful beaches

On the road to Spain

Three days left and I’m counting the hours until my departure for Santiago de Compostela in Spain’s northwestern region of Galicia. I only want to think about tapas and wines and visiting the country’s Paradores. But instead I’m focusing on power cords, camera storage cards and buying a new video device. I’ll be staying at … More On the road to Spain