If You’re Traveling in the North Country Fair… Part 1

February 15th, 2013

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  Even though few therapists would agree, sometimes neglect paths to the best possible outcome. Such is the case with the Adirondacks, whose fierce geography, unproductive soil, and hard weather diverted early American settlers to more benign plots. As a result, a state of raw wilderness maintained into the 19th century. Some credit the turning … Continued

The Park City Rental Company invited me to share my recollections of Park City Past. In 1979, I remember when we finally got to Park City because of the traffic light. There was such a long stretch of nothing where the Red Stone Mall is now, and then we would turn right at the light … Continued

During this sabbatical year in Asia, my husband, George, has inspired me to follow the road less traveled. Over the last seven weeks from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mumbai (Bombay), we have spent nearly 130 hours on buses and trains traversing and learning about parts of the East and West coasts of India. During the 10- … Continued

Best US Road Trips

Think of the USA and you think of road trips, whether it’s Thelma and Louise, On the Road, Easy Rider, the life-changing journey made in The Grapes of Wrath or even the goody-baddy buddies like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid or Bonnie and Clyde. They’re all on road trips of one kind or another. … Continued

Those of you who have ever been to Ireland, have ever had your grandmothers Irish stew, or tried out some fare from a local pub, know that Irish cuisine can be amongst the most delicious and hardy.  Although authentic Irish restaurants serving traditional Irish dishes can sometimes be hard to find, this list will give … Continued

Six years ago, on January 18, 2007, I had the best first date of my life. However, the get-together almost did not occur. I signed up for The Onion Personals online site, but George was not a member, having signed up at an affiliate site, Salon. Fate intervened again when an automated email triggered by … Continued

  We asked David Farley for permission to share his article from World Hum: How to Write a Bad Travel Story. We hope it inspires you to read, write and share your stories with us! Join in our Travel Writing Contest: Free Entry, Cash Prizes and a Raffle for great travel books! Despite popular belief, … Continued

Relish the restored Art Deco neighbourhoods and dazzling night life in this small, but action-packed, resort town. In fact, the hardest part of visiting Miami Beach is deciding what to do next! If you’re flying from Gatwick, check out valet parking at Gatwick for competitive parking prices! 1. New World Centre Designed by controversial architect … Continued

In Lisa McKay’s book, Love at the Speed of Email, the themes of home, hope, passion and purpose resonate throughout her choices of dating, career and family. McKay shares poignant moments of being on the road from her childhood in Bangladesh to working in Zimbabwe and weaves her work world, writing and search for meaning into her quest … Continued

From Frankly Penn: When I became a student at Penn, my parents recommended that I take classes from many departments. “Don’t specialize too early,” they said. I am glad I listened, because many of the classes I took led me to new ideas, new friends, and new places as I studied Hebrew while at the … Continued