Editor’s Choice – March 2020 By Stephen Kirchner TPM – What grabs your attention in a query? Kirchner – The effort to do a little research about our publication, especially our editorial calendar. The writer who says, “I see your editorial calendar will feature a destination I have recently visited” will gain interest […]
By Clare Thorne Eclipsed by its flashier neighbors like Dubrovnik to the south and Split to the north, Korcula is not overrun with tourists. The Croatian tourist slogan “the Mediterranean as it once was” is an oversell for other locations in Croatia, but it rings true in Korcula. There the ebb and flow of […]
By Chuck Warren ITWPA Member In 2004, the city of Little Rock captured a fully operational Turkish submarine and docked it on the Arkansas River waterfront. However, it was a bloodless encounter. Built in 1943 and originally named the USS Razorback, the sub sailed the Pacific during World War II and the Vietnam War. Decommissioned […]
MS Roald Amundsen Pioneering Eco-friendly Antarctic Exploration By Jill Friedman ITWPA Member Our Hurtigruten cruise began by following Darwin’s footsteps through Patagonia’s Beagle Channel. Glaciers crept down the mountains- shining white with hints of turquoise blue against the greens of the southern spring. Our voyage continued conjuring the early Antarctic explorers- Scott, Nansen, Shackleton, and […]
Kim Jackson ITWPA Member When you finally decide you want to travel to Africa and experience a safari, you automatically think of Kenya, Tanzania, or South Africa. But there is another country with many choices for safaris as well as many other sites to see. That place is Uganda, the Pearl of Africa! During Winston […]
By Julie Diebolt Price ITWPA Member Let’s say you’re feeling a little stressed, and you’ve finally decided to “take the waters.” The following is how to create a perfect spa day in Southern California. Learn and Reserve Glen Ivy Hot Springs in Corona, California, is a wellness retreat designed to help every guest realize […]
By Michael Kompanik Truly the shining jewel of the magnificent Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe captures the hearts of all who come to enjoy its deep azure waters, fresh mountain air, and stunning natural beauty. Situated along the California-Nevada border at an altitude of 6,225-feet, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. The […]
Upon arriving at my vacation rental cottage at Tropical Breeze, I began flipping through brochures of the island’s activities and adventures. Most of the activities I discovered are not far from my cottage. One of the most popular things both visitors and residents do here is leave the car in the driveway and grab a different mode of transportation to explore the island. That is one of the reasons I came to Anna Maria — five days of no traffic jams, crazy drivers, or stressful commutes.
Forget crowded beaches, hike undeveloped coastline. Enjoy the feeling of seclusion and chances of spectacular sightings. Dolphins, manatees, black skimmers, pelicans flying in “V” formation, and herons or egrets begging fishermen for a free lunch are just a few. And with a bit of luck, the greens.
“Eat Oysters, Get Lucky,” screams the multicolored neon sign over the bar. Oceana Grill is located in a 200-year-old house and serves contemporary Louisiana fare with an emphasis on the bounty of the Gulf, including those oysters you’ll need to “get lucky” — fresh, chargrilled, or Rockefeller.