Here is my story in the Chicago Tribune about the Dead Sea.
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
The calendar says October, but 80-degree temperatures, cold beer and a sunny day on Navy Pier are telling you it must be July. Certainly not October. But there we were on a sunny Saturday at one of Chicago’s premeir tourist destinations, waiting to board the tall ship Windy for a 75-minute sail.
An interesting press release crossed my desk today. And, I guess, interesting is in the eye of the beholder. I consider myself an intrepid traveler, willing to put up with a lot to discover the joys of new places and adventures. But all the news about increasing infestations of bed bugs, even at luxury properties, … More Can spray protect you from bed bugs?
This is my story about our family’s trips to South Haven and the memories that we’ve made there. It was published in the Chicago Tribune in 2010.
Originally published at Affluence.org on Aug. 12, 2010 The Lagoon Pool at the Ritz-Carlton, Sanya, on Hainan Island in China By Terri Colby, Sleeping Around Summer’s end is near and you’ve yet to make plans for that big trip. It’s not too late, although you may need to consider a September departure. That might not … More Five top destinations for late summer taste of luxury
It’s summertime in Chicago and the place to go is Millennium Park in the heart of downtown. Bounded to the east by Lake Michigan, dotted with bopping sailboats, and to the west by Michigan Avenue’s iconic cityscape, the park is home to the Priztker Pavilion where free concerts draw thousands on gorgeous summer nights, the Crown … More Millennium Park is draw for tourists as well as Chicagoans
With March comes St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and lots of Irish music, among other things, in Chicago and other places. This year as the holiday approached in Chicago I was reminded of my trip to Spain last year. Yes, Spain. That’s not a mistake. I flew from O’Hare to Madrid, and after a short layover took another … More Dreaming of Spain on St. Patrick’s Day