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Beer in Denver Redux: Denver Beer Fest

Denver Beer Fest

Back in June, when I was in Denver for a little pre-BEX activity, I had a chance to get to know the good people of Denver and partake in some of the beer that they are so darned proud of. More beer is brewed in Denver per capita than in any other city even though […]

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North Dakota Road Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

Summer is the time of year for the classic road trip.  Whether you pack up the family car, RV, or score a discount car rental, a road trip screams out to get away from the crowds and try something new.  For me, a road trip would be to places that I haven’t been before, so […]

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A Little Austria in Montana: Cathedral of St Helena

St Helena Cathedral in Montana

Seen from a distance the Cathedral of St. Helena is impressive, but when you get inside, impressive doesn’t begin to convey the beauty of the neo-Gothic Cathedral.  If your travel plans call for a visit to the area, it’s worth the time to stop off to check it out. Located in Helena, Montana, the Cathedral […]

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A Complicated Update of My World Map

On my most recent trip to China, I also visited Macao and Hong Kong. Politically, both of these destinations are […]

Travel for Library Lovers

If you’re a lover of books and literature, you probably already visit libraries when you travel. Whether it’s stopping off […]

Review: The Doctors House, Fort Casey Inn

When visitors head to Whidbey Island, they typically think of Langley (at the south end) or Oak Harbor (the naval […]

Recommendations for a Romantic Getaway

Yes, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but keeping a list of ideas for romantic getaways close at hand […]