Thailand’s Fire Shows
On Ko Lanta an island in Thailand many of the bars and restaurants on the beach have kids performing “fire shows” on the beach.
Gulf Stream Companions
Sailing from West End, Bahamas to Charleston, South Carolina we encountered some pretty cool companions. They followed us for about 45 minutes.
Airport Security: Getting Through Airport Security Fast and Easily
After 9/11 airport security has tightened, and while the TSA continues to tweak the process to make it quicker airport security screening is here to stay. The people who can do the most to make this process quicker is the passengers. There is a lot more we as passengers can do to make this process quick and easy than the over worked TSA. Here are a few tips to make this process less painful.
Niagara Falls up close
Here is a close up view of Niagara Falls
Which side is the tank on!
Which side of the car is the gas tank on? This was a question I have asked myself since I learned to drive. Even in my on car I would forget between fill ups which side the gas tank was on. When I was rich enough to get a fancy car with one of those release handles next to the seat I would pop the handle and look into the side mirrors to see which side popped open.
Long Island – Bahamas
Like so many 80-mile Long Island, Bahamas has a rough side and a calm side. One side has the dramatic cliffs and caves of the east coast that front the crashing Atlantic waves. The west side has soft, sandy beaches that lead into the Bahamas Bank.
Leg 7 Start of the Volvo Ocean Race
The start of the 7th Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race in Boston.
Riding with “The Dog”
A travel adventure to most people means a climbing expedition, a safari or similar experience. Mine was much more modest – and economical.
Arnold Arboretum, Boston
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is the oldest public arboretum in North America and one of the world’s leading centers for the study of plants. A unique blend of beloved public landscape and respected research institution, we provide and support world-class research, horticulture and education programs that foster the understanding, appreciation and preservation of […]
Much like its neighbor to the north, Belize, Honduras has a natural beauty and laid back lifestyle that makes it very appealing to travelers. Unfortunately, its restless political history and underdeveloped infrastructure keep most tourists away. The country was devastated by Hurricane Mitch, which hit in October of 1998, but relief efforts have helped renew the tourist interest in this rough but enticing country.