Two new books in the Travel Neighborhood offer looks into very different routes of travel. For the more conventional traveler we have travel by train and for the more adventurous traveler, the Silk Road.
What’s on your 2016 travel wish list?
The air is turning colder. The weather is crisper. The mood is festive. It is one of my favorite times of the year: Christmas time! Different parts of the world celebrate this holiday differently. Some are well known, some are not. In this post, we will visit a few of the locations that celebrate Christmas in […]
How to follow in the footsteps of your favorite book set in Egypt.
Crisp fall weather is on its way and soon it will be time to celebrate a Topeka tradition for 36 years. The annual Apple Festival at Ward-Meade Park and Old Prairie Town is just around the corner.
School is getting ready to start and for many busy families that means scheduling last minute vacations. Whenever I take a trip, I always make a checklist of the things that I am going to need (or at least that I think I’m going to need). Every trip that I take, I feel like I […]
Vacation with the superheroes when you travel to one of these great destinations. Oh, and be sure to pack your wrinkle-free cape and an extra pair of tights… maybe a magic lasso… an extra mask…
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Great museums are only a short distance away. Visit these attractions in nearby Kansas City!
When I think of summer, one of the first things that comes to mind is the beach. Lying out on the sand, going swimming with my friends, or having a bonfire. The possibilities of what you can do on the beach are endless. Here are just a few of the fabulous places you can go and […]
Destination: The Western High Plains of Kansas
Tofino on Vancouver Island has been a resource outpost, hippie enclave and now an eco-resort town, according the Lonely Planet guide on British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies. And it’s a great place to commune with nature in general and the gentle giants in particular.