Editor’s Choice – December 2019 By Seán Keenan TPM – What grabs your attention in a query? Seán – Evidence that you have an article that might be of use to my publication. In my case, that means that you have a story to tell about ‘living’ overseas, rather than anything about how much fun […]
The holiday season in Germany is an exceptionally festive time of year. However, it doesn’t take much in the land of beer, pretzel, and schnitzel to have a festival.
By Kim Beckley ITWPA Member Log your Zs before arriving on Bay Street in Nassau, the Bahamas, and Junkanoo, a fiercely competitive parade/outdoor masquerade ball. It’s done Carnival-style on Boxing Day, December 26th, and New Year’s Day. Rush Out signals the start of participants rushing the street to dazzle, entertain, and compete. Prepare to be […]
By Michelangelo DeSantis ITWPA Member We boarded the VIA Rail Canada train for our family trip to the Québec City Christmas Market, Marché de Noël allemande. Three hours later, we arrived at Québec City Station, just a short cab ride from Old Québec and the heart of the Christmas Market. Handmade crafts—traditional food The organizers […]
Where to Mail Your Christmas Cards in Christmas, Florida By Fred Mays ITWPA Member Christmas comes only once a year unless you live in a little town just east of Orlando Florida. For the people who live in the village of Christmas, they get Christmas every day. Christmas is a small town of little more […]
Tomeka Allgood, editor of Short Weeks—Long Weekends, answered two questions for TPM’s editor.
By Donna Miniely ITWPA Member Look up. Look waaaay up and take a good look at the faces on clock towers when you travel. Here are a few unique faces you might encounter. King Bhumibol Adulyadej was the king of Thailand for 60 years. Beloved by the Thai people, they called him King Bhumibol the […]
When you think of stingrays, Steve Irwin’s downfall comes to mind. Not frisky, Southern Stingrays are eager for petting or a squid snack. When you tell people you are planning on swimming with stingrays, they may look at you like you’ve lost your mind.
By Donna Connolly Don’t be deceived by its small size. Canada’s oldest Chinatown, located in Victoria BC, is well worth the visit. Steeped in a rich and varied history, Victoria’s Chinatown was declared a National Historic Site in 1995. Lured by the Fraser Gold Rush in 1858, and later by laborer positions for the Canadian […]
By Colleen O’Neill Mulvihill ITWPA Member Adjacent to MacArthur Park in downtown Little Rock, where ducks and geese lay strewn like pinecones under a giant fir, the restored 1917 craftsman-style Old Firehouse #2 welcomes visitors for a unique kind of overnight stay. Just blocks from the bustling heart of downtown with its pricy hotel chains […]