Archive for the 'travel' Category

Look, up in the sky: The Great Eclipse Across America 2017

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Mark your calendars – monday, 21 august 2017 – the first US coast-to-coast eclipse of the sun in nearly a century will occur. Grab your safety glasses and bucket list, and check out a roundup of information and resources for the Great Eclipse Across America.






Leaf peepers, corn mazes and pumpkin patches… oh my

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Even when the fall color in New England isn’t at its best – the landscape is still spectacular and well worth a weekend getaway.











Happy 100th National Park Service

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Happy 100th anniversary to the National Park Service – Thank you for providing the world with enjoyment and the opportunity to learn about nature, history and wildlife in the places within its care.











2016 Mount Everest climbing season: Same story, different year

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

At the 20th anniversary mark of the 1996 Mount Everest tragedy documented in Into Thin Air, the death rates on the mountain continue to increase. And the ethical implications of climbing the world’s highest peak swirl, but continue to be ignored.











Something curious this way comes

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Think there’s nothing new in the world – that every place, every inch of the globe has been discovered? Stop by AtlasObscura.com where you’ll find a huge collection of places that may still be new to you.











Big list of travel lists: Destinations 2016

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The possibilities for travel as YOU like it this year are endless. With offerings of luxury and budget locales, planned tours and DIY adventures, and once-remote locales becoming accessible, 2016 looks to be one of the most exciting years to get up and go. So go!











Wrapping up 2015

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Twenty fifteen was a difficult year across the globe. It was also the year of the man bun. Not that the man bun had anything to do with the world’s problems. I’m just sayin.’ Check out what stories shaped 2015 for the curious g.











Arctic excursion: A long weekend in Iceland

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

With Iceland only a short plane ride from the northeastern US, a long weekend getaway provided this first-time visitor with a remarkable sampling of Iceland’s culture, food and breathtaking fire and ice landscapes.











Bodies: Reshaped, recovered, submerged

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The human body – reshaped, recovered and submerged – is the centerpiece for three intriguing articles.











For wonderers & wanderers

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Ever since I was little, I have been fascinated by maps and travel. WIth digitization, maps and charts are easy to research. Here’s a list of my favorite sites for exploring maps and mapping.