…is worth all of the steps to the top of the state park....
Out of all of the things to see in Pittsburgh, the one I wanted to visit the most was Point State Park and Fort Pitt. After all, this is the one place that has the most history – something that gets me in full geek mode – in a town that I was surprised to […]
The National Gallery of Art was one of many attractions in Washington, D.C. that I circled early on as something I really wanted to see. I didn’t know what was there – any of the artists who have works on display – but instinctively assumed it would be good. But I was wrong. It wasn’t […]
A tiny cruise ship next to Milford Sound’s massive cliffs in New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park.
There are a lot of good bars in Pittsburgh, but there was one I had my sights set on before my trip – Church Brew Works. A friend of mine and I were in town for the Frozen Four – the college hockey championship tournament – but in addition to that, and some sightseeing, we […]
There are three hotels on Lanai. I stayed at both the Four Seasons Resort at Manele Bay and the Koele Lodge before spending two nights at the third one, the Hotel Lanai. And as much as I loved both of the Four Seasons resorts for what they offered, I enjoyed my stay at the Hotel […]
Lanai’s towering sea cliffs make for a dramatic and stunningly beautiful coastline.
Normally I hate lists. I make them all the time for groceries, things I need to do, etc., that I hate them in any other form. I don’t want to see them in blog posts, in magazines, and especially not in books. But then I saw National Geographic’s 10 Best of Everything: National Parks with […]
I stood outside Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., the place where President Abraham Lincoln was shot in April of 1865. I had been there before, as a child, but only had vague memories, a snippet really of standing in the box where the assassination occurred and a flash of a weapon used. My feet carried […]