By Jennifer B. GrahamThey’re located on the F-subway train line at 7th Avenue in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. As I hustle -- or rather, huff and puff -- up the subway steps into the daylight, a waft of hamburgers, fries, waffles, and other delicious diner fare permeates the summit as a reward for my effort in the scrum of underground travel. … [Read more...] about Dizzy’s, the Finer Diner
Volume 5, Issue #11 - December 2012
By Charles ChristmannMember ITWPAHot, late summer afternoons normally bring a thirst for a nice cold beer; however, in Bernalillo, New Mexico, cravings turn to wine. The three-day New Mexico Wine Festival, held over Labor Day weekend, has drawn tens of thousands of visitors for the past 25 years.The 2012 event featured twenty of New Mexico’s best wineries. Thirsty … [Read more...] about Twenty New Mexico Wineries Present Their Best
By Sharron CalvinIn southern Colorado there is an artesian hot springs corridor that follows the Sangre de Cristo mountain range into New Mexico. Along this route are four unique mineral springs establishments that offer lodging or camping and are open year round for the tourist passing through or for the locals needing a relaxing soak. This journey starts north of Poncha Pass … [Read more...] about Four Affordable Hot Springs Getaways in Southern Colorado
By Carrie DahleSurrounded by the clear turquoise Pacific Ocean, I stood shaking like a leaf -- not out of fear, but from the pure adrenaline surging through me as I tried to balance and keep from tipping over. Every ounce of my being was buzzing with this fusion of excitement and nervousness. Even though I was surrounded by other people enjoying the water, the only two sounds … [Read more...] about Paddleboarding: An Unforgettable Waikiki Experience
By Teresa Gardner ITWPA MemberIt took six decades, but my husband can finally check that box, the one to visit all 50 states. And what a fitting finale -- The Last Frontier!My husband and I recently returned from Gustavus, Alaska, gateway to Glacier Bay National Park. The area is a veritable playground for some of nature’s most awe-inspiring creations. Glacier Bay is home … [Read more...] about Ahh-laska!