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Southbound: A season ticket on a one-way ride

Southbound: A season ticket on a one-way ride

There are good ways and bad ways to travel for the million or so snowbirds flocking south to the Florida sunshine. Unfortunately, most have to take the bad way.  …

A world apart: Door County, Wisconsin

PART TWO By WARREN RESEN North American Travel Journalists Assn. The ferry to Rock Island deposits passengers in a state park without cars or electricity. Reservations for primitive campsites can…

On the road again … A world apart: Door County, Wisconsin

On the road again … A world apart: Door County, Wisconsin

By WARREN RESEN North American Travel Journalists Assn. Jutting out from Green Bay into Lake Michigan, Wisconsin’s Door County is a peninsula that is a world apart and a visitor’s…

On the road again … Punta Gorda

On the road again … Punta Gorda

By WARREN RESEN North American Travel Journalists Assn. In Act 2, Scene 2 of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Juliet says to Romeo: “What’s in a name? that which we…

Blues and barbecue a success … despite the weather

Blues and barbecue a success … despite the weather

The Firehouse Cultural Center hosted its inaugural Blues and Barbecue fundraiser last Saturday despite the heavy rain that preceded the event. The late afternoon schedule gave the clouds a chance…

On the road again … The Biltmore Estate

On the road again … The Biltmore Estate

By WARREN RESEN    North American Travel Journalists Assn. When George Washington Vanderbilt began planning and building his home, which today is still the largest private residence ever built in…

Haiti Revisited, 2014

Haiti Revisited, 2014

By HAL OTT Love. Hope. Determination. Pride. Extreme Poverty. Progress. Resilience. These are but a few of the words that come to mind after my most recent visit to Haiti.…

Road trip: Oregon — Columbia Gorge Hotel and Spa

Road trip: Oregon — Columbia Gorge Hotel and Spa

By WARREN RESEN – Member North American Travel Journalists Association Driving north on the coastal highways of California and Oregon and then through the redwood forests is an unforgettable adventure.…

An oasis in the center of a bustling city

An oasis in the center of a bustling city

By WARREN RESEN, member North American Travel Journalists Association Jeanne O’Connor photos Many view San Francisco as the mythical city of Oz. They picture fog rolling in from the Pacific,…

Commentary: The television commercial that changed my life

Commentary: The television commercial that changed my life

BY PENNY FLETCHER I don’t watch much television — maybe three or four times a week, max. There are just too many other things to do instead of sitting in…

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