The Underground Railroad was a covert web of routes, waterways, hideouts and abolitionists who helped freedom seekers escape slavery in the southern states. Because secrecy was essential, records are few.
You may have seen the tantalizing TV commercials of luxury trains traveling through the breath-taking mountain scenery of Western Canada. I’m here to tell you, the actual experience–through rugged wilderness,
Sneaker culture started here! Step inside the collegiate-themed Graduate Eugene hotel, and you’ll be dwarfed by a colossal wooden pull-toy of a cartoon-ish duck. Standing 12 feet tall and sporting
Chicagoan Nick Cave describes himself as an artist with a civic responsibility. Driven by social and political goings-on in the world, he looks for ways to inform and engage the
New Chicago Fireboat Tours are a unique way to explore the magnificent Second City. Sight-seeing boat tours consistently rank as one of Chicago’s most popular attractions by visitors and locals
Lake Geneva first became popular with wealthy Chicago industrialists who built palatial mansions during the Gilded Age. Today the waterfront Midwestern town is favorite getaway with activities and attractions for
Whether you’re flying or not, Onå gel masks soothe and rehydrate tired skin. I had SO many plans upended by the insidious spread of COVID-19, including this post. My intention
A terrifying experience while on vacation in the Amazon won’t keep me from traveling. My story and lessons learned.
Wineries Stand Tall in Land Where Pinot is King: Northwest Oregon (My story and photos, inspired by a hosted media visit, were published by Journal and Topics Media Group on
Wisconsin’s favorite cocktail, the Old-Fashioned, is made with brandy, not whiskey. Most job descriptions don’t entail drinking hard booze in the morning, but it can happen when you’re a travel
Rotary Botanical Gardens is a year-round showcase of natural beauty. Discover one of Southern Wisconsin’s most treasured landscapes–the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville. Throughout 20 sprawling acres are 26 international
It’s always football season when you’re a Packers fan! Here are some ways to share the love during the pandemic: * The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame at Lambeau