Category Archives: Destinations

Book Review: Hiding Alongside the Andes

Travel Book Review: Sara Wheeler delivers a great travel book in Travels in a Thin Country, a story of her journey through Chile Continue reading

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Diamond Head is a Sphinx

Diamond Head does not loom over Honolulu. It does not cast a shadow on Waikiki from above. It is the Sphinx, sneaking up
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Book Review: Unappealing Mexico City

Book Review of First Stop in the New World by David Lida, a travel book which makes Mexico City seem, in his own words, like a “walking disaster.” Continue reading

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A Winter Prairie

Winter in the Midwest. The travel magazines always fail to tell you that the prairies can be as beautiful as the mountains. Continue reading

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Indiana: A Place to Pee Between Illinois & Ohio

Indiana license plates feature their new slogan: “Indiana: A Place to Pee Between Illinois & Ohio” Continue reading

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World’s Fair Article at Bootsnall.com

World’s Fairs are designed as windows into the future. Matthew Stone highlights 12 famous buildings, from Knoxville to Paris, left over from World’s Fairs at bootsnall.com. Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s World’s Fair Relic

The Norwegian Pavilion from the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair survives at Wisconsin’s Little Norway. Continue reading

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Be the Change

Reflections on Comfest Columbus and remembering what is important. Continue reading

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Cabinet of Curiousities

Box 13 Art Space presents a fascinating cabinet of curiosities in a moving storage container. How cool. Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

Travel Quote: “Coney Island is always an attraction, whether you come away disappointed, disillusioned, or like me, obsessed.”
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