Tag Archives: USA Travel

Philadelphia’s Hidden Art

Matthew Stone makes a visit to Philadelphia’s hidden gem – the art collection of the Barnes Foundation. Continue reading

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Look What the World’s Fair Left Us

A look at four towers travelers can visit that were built for World’s Fairs. Continue reading

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Knoxville’s Gilded Disco Ball: The Legacy of ’82

If I really wanted to know, research could tell me why there was a World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1982.  I guess I could even take the lazy Wikipedia way out, but I like not knowing.  The strangeness adds … Continue reading

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Neon Motel Sign

I recently took a picture of the perfect neon motel sign:  palm trees, moon, & stars conjuring up visions of pleasant nights and sea breezes.  Days spent on the beach, metal pails in the sand. Except that the motel was … Continue reading

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Galveston, Sweet Galvatraz

Where memory meets reality at the Gulf of Mexico beaches in Galveston, Texas. Continue reading

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Romance of the Rails?

Where has all the romance gone? Matthew Stone describes what is left of train travel. Continue reading

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Dinosaur by the Shore

A 2007 trip to Coney Island makes us wonder: Can we mourn Coney Island for what it once was? Continue reading

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Waikiki and What is Left of Paradise

Can Waikiki, the perfect paradise, since covered with concrete, reflect the days of yore? Continue reading

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The Isles of Ohio

I spent a day on an island off the coast of Ohio. This induces laughter among my friends because they think I am kidding. Yes, Virginia, Ohio has islands. Put-in-Bay is a village on South Bass Island, which looks like … Continue reading

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Searching for Meaning in New Orleans

Post-Katrina, Pre-Recovery Travel to New Orleans, a city with a past and a (?) future Continue reading

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