Category Archives: Travel

Radio’s Fiasco Pub

          The focus of a one prominent article in the January Travel + Leisure is on San Diego, but, like the piece in the recent National Geographic Traveler, it also examines attractions to be found in Mexico. The author of … Continue reading

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Stalking the Cornball

Readers of the December 2018/January 2019 National Geographic Traveler discover quickly that the feature article about Mexico City in that issue is not going to center on the architecture or culture of that populous city as it is about the … Continue reading

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Yankee Yuletide

The November/December Yankee demonstrates why this magazine celebrating life in New England has so many loyal subscribers all over the country. The articles and photographs consistently instill a warm feeling in readers even if the subjects are a bit unsettling … Continue reading

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Exotic Tastes

Among the culinary delights featured in the October/November National Geographic Traveler that seem most appealing are macaroons in Scottsdale, gumbo way down yonder in New Orleans, and lomito in Santiago. The buffet displayed of the Night Market in Luang Prabang … Continue reading

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A Grand Getaway

Secret Getaways, the theme of the August/September National Geographic Traveler, focuses on less-traveled spots in Equator, Europe, Ethiopia, Asia, and Canada, all illustrated with scenic photographs that make those places seem most appealing. Yet the photograph I find most fascinating … Continue reading

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Some Like It Tepid

The July Travel + Leisure can safely be called running hot and cold with visits to Torngat Mountains National Park in frigid Labrador and a brief tour of our fiftieth state. Any traveler who wants to go way up north … Continue reading

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Eat Bray Shove

In the November 2017 Travel + Leisure, Jeff Gordimer wrote about his visit to the Dordogne, France’s “bucolic gastronome’s paradise.”  Gordimer confessed to going overboard on the plentiful cheese carts several nights followed by pleasant strolls in the countryside. His … Continue reading

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