Celebration time: I’m honored that my travel essay, “Moorstones,” is featured beginning today as the “editor’s choice” on the TravelersTales.com website and on BestTravelWriting.com. The story recounts my trans-formative visits to the enigmatic ancient stone shrine at … Continued
Filed under: Cornwall, England, Europe, Stories, Travel Writing
Cornwall’s ancient stone sites offer haunting landscapes and ancient mysteries
Filed under: Cornwall, England, Great Ruins, Photo Op || Tagged under: ancient stones, Cornwall, England, Featured, menhirs, neolithic stones, quoits, stone circles, travel
I have to admit that, for someone who travels a great deal, I am sometimes confused by ticket kiosks. And there’ll be a lot of them on my upcoming trip to England. For anyone whose similarly prone to confusion, here’s a simple guide and quick video that explains the process.
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Used to traveling to wild places with Jack—where river crossings, jungle treks, temple climbing and cave crawling are the norm—my idea of travel fashion generally focueses on sturdy shoes, sun-blocking shirts, and my favorite jungle pants. But … Continued
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Wandering in Paris: New travel anthology celebrates the City of Light
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Searching for the Anasazi: Betatakin Ruin at Navajo National Monument
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Traveling to Iran? Twenty books to enrich your trip—from history to archeology, religion, poetry, memoir, and the golden age of Persian art.
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Burma: 1993, young Buddhist monks
Filed under: Asia, Burma (Myanmar), Photo Op, South Asia
Ancient Persia, Modern Iran: Planning a trip that spans cultures—and centuries.
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Hear great travel stories and enter the travel writing contest. I’ll read about my harrowing introduction to adventure travel—close to home!
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