By Leia Thomas ITWPA Member Steamboat is a safe, beautiful, robust, and perpetually cold mountain community that never stops reconstructing itself. Shops relocate to the other side of town, newfangled condo projects are always on the rise, and jobs are available for a man with a trade certificate. The demography is skiers, construction laborers, and physical therapists. … [Read more...] about Introduction to Steamboat: Colorado’s Resort Town with a Strong Community Connection
Volume 6, Issue #2 - February 2013
By Connie Werner Reichert ITWPA Member Nestled across 400 rolling acres of ranch land in the Carmel Valley is what is known as the valley’s best kept secret: Holman Ranch. It’s steeped in history, but with today’s modern amenities. Full of atmosphere and romance, it features a hacienda made of stone with furnishings imported directly from Mexico. Inside the hacienda are … [Read more...] about Carmel Valley’s Best Kept Secret Brings the Past to the Present
By Anthony Lo Gelfo Romania’s biggest region, Transylvania, could be famous for several things: the fantastic hidden mountain villages set amongst the dramatic Carpathians, the beautifully picturesque German towns, or the myriad of ancient ruins left behind by the Romans and Dacians. However, the first thing that pops into anyone’s head when you mention Transylvania is Bram … [Read more...] about No Fangs Transylvania
By Mike Hopkins ITWPA Member When is the “off season” in Central America? Well, for most places it starts around May and runs through October, which is also the rainy season. Now don’t get all wrapped up in the phrase “rainy season,” because it doesn’t equate to every day being a total washout. Actually the months of May and June as well as September and October are … [Read more...] about Is “Off Season” Vacationing for You?
By Joseph Zahnle PHOTO 1: The Seaport Village in San Diego is a very scenic area for dining and shopping. Take a long walk or hire a pedi-cab. There is also fishing from the pier and live music to enjoy. PHOTO 2: Morro Rock in Morro Bay is the last in a line of … [Read more...] about Scenes Along California Coastal Route Highway 1