Pack up your inner tubes and sand pails, don’t forget a blanket and be sure you have enough sunscreen….we’re going to the beach!
If you consider yourself a traveler, not a tourist or if you travel for the experience of traveling, you’re sure to enjoy these three memoirs by like-minded writers. Tales of backpacking in the Australian outback, hiking along the Brittany coast, riding a ferris wheel in the Paris rain….and more.
Our nation’s capital is one of the most important, historical places in the United States. When you add in all the other attractions plus great shopping and dining, it makes a fantastic vacation destination.
The 7th annual TSCPL Green Fair is Saturday, April 19, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. but that’s not the only time the library shows concern for the environment. Here are some ways we’re doing our green part all year long.
“Sustainability” is a buzz word we hear frequently. What does it really mean? The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s 7th Annual Green Fair is one place to find out.
They say, “the family that plays together, stays together,” but I don’t think that means they all stayed in one room. Here’s some tips on planning the perfect travel experience for the whole family.
Now that I’m approaching the age where I’m no longer reluctant to ask if there’s a senior discount, I started to wonder about traveling as a senior. As it turns out, I have joined the fastest growing segment of the population.
If you travel for the adventure of immersing yourself in another way of life, I’ve got just book for you. There’s no best restaurant list or recommendations of must-see places here. There is real-life experience of the thrills, the rewards and the problems of living abroad from people who are doing it.
What could be more fun than driving half-way across the country in a July heat wave? How about spending a day and a half with more than 100 of your closest relatives? Factor in road construction, traffic delays, torrential rains and ‘no room at the inn’ and you have….my vacation.
I remember summer vacations when I was a kid, driving cross-country in the station wagon. Then my parents bought a pull-along trailer to save money on motels and we experienced life in the campgrounds. My and my sister’s favorite was called Cata Cove and had endlessly tall trees and a thick carpet of soft pine needles.
If you like to travel for the adventure of it or just enjoy visiting different places, “The Globetrotter Diaries” by Michael Clinton may be just your cup of ouzo. This book is packed with anecdotes as well as travel tips for the consummate traveling experience.
Whenever I come across the words “walking tour” I always think of the poet William Wordsworth. I see him wandering his beloved Lake District, lonely as a cloud, coming upon a field of daffodils. Actually, the walking tour is alive and well in this century and can take several forms.