By Tracey Ingram ITWPA Member Yolk restaurant, opened in 2006, is the creation of the founder, Taki Kastanis, a former real estate agent who has deep roots in the restaurant business. There are several Yolk restaurant locations in Chicago, three in Texas, and two in Indiana. Recently I visited the original South Loop location at 1120 S. Michigan Avenue. The menu features … [Read more...] about A Dining Experience in Chicago, Illinois
Single, Woman, Traveler: A “Novel” 4-Day Trip to Savannah
By Cathy Hempstead After reading the novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt (affectionately referred to as simply THE BOOK in Savannah), I was intrigued to learn more about Savannah, Georgia. I arrived in a torrential downpour and immediately immersed myself in the historical downtown area and southern living by checking into the Savannah Bed & … [Read more...] about Single, Woman, Traveler: A “Novel” 4-Day Trip to Savannah
Five Things to Do in Old Town Temecula
By Angela Ross Photographs by Joe Ross Ten minutes west of Temecula Valley’s majestic wineries, gourmet restaurants, and luxury spas, a Western-era town provides the backdrop for a bustling, pedestrian-friendly lifestyle center. While the stagecoaches and cattle ranches of Temecula’s storied past have given way to tasting rooms and alfresco dining, Old Town Temecula embraces … [Read more...] about Five Things to Do in Old Town Temecula
Take a Day Trip to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden!
By Jeannine Haffner When spring has sprung in Texas, one fun way to enjoy all the glory of the season (and explore a bit more of this big state) is to take a day trip away from the hustle and bustle of the Austin area and visit the lovely and relaxing Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. It’s about a two hour and 45 minute drive from Austin. If you plan ahead, you can leave … [Read more...] about Take a Day Trip to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden!
A Serendipitous Yoga Vacation in Hvar, Croatia
By Jene Cates As the train rolled out of Vienna, I accidentally took a seat in a first class compartment. Two women were sharing a split of champagne en route to a yoga vacation in Croatia. Within four minutes, the ticket master shooed me to tourist class, but I tucked the details of their little piece of paradise into my pocket. It was time for me to stop, unplug, and get … [Read more...] about A Serendipitous Yoga Vacation in Hvar, Croatia