In South Haven, Michigan, my home away from home during summer, there’s a new Glamping resort that makes camping out far from roughing it. Set in a blueberry field outside of this Michigan tourist hotspot, 10 luxury tents offer visitors a chance to commune with nature and listen to the birds and bull frogs sing. … More Luxury tents make for fine campout at The Fields in South Haven, Michigan
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)
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
I’ve always wanted to visit the wintering site of the Monarch butterflies in Mexico. I got a chance to do just that in February 2017. It was a magical and almost spiritual experience. Read all about it here in the Chicago Tribune.
A desert overnight in Morocco is what lured us on this exotic trip. Take a look at my story for Chicago Tribune. See story here
U.S. and Canadian travelers have likely heard of Croatia. You know, one of those Balkan countries more closely connected to Eastern Europe than the better-known tourist destinations of Europe and the Mediterranean. But listen up. Croatia is a jewel, especially for small ship cruising. I’ve traveled the world and its waters from the Amazon to … More Amazing Croatia surprises and delights
Here is my latest Chicago Tribune cover story, the tale of our surprising cruise through European Russia.
Take a look at my Egypt story that was published July 1 in the Chicago Tribune. Read the PDF below or visit the Chicago Tribune website to see the story and more photos online.