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Feature for Philadelphia Inquirer's "Do This" weekend section about the 2019 Philadelphia Folk Festival.
It’s been described as “France without the jet-lag” – and for good reason. There’s something magical about feeling like you’ve been transported to a charming French village, while still in America – less than 1.5 hours by plane from most Northeast U.S. cities, in fact. The capital of the province of Quebec, Canada – and the region’s second biggest city (after much larger Montreal) -- Quebec City, we soon discovered, continually enchants with its mix of fun, culture and cuisine.
It’s a little after 6 pm on a Thursday night when people start arriving at a Moorestown home that fronts Strawbridge Lake. Some come with bottles of wine or soda. Others carry appetizers, desserts or side dishes. But this isn’t a pot-luck. It’s a concert people bought tickets for – and it’s in Jim and Pam Davis’ living room.
Travel story about London with a side trip to Liverpool.
Travel story about New York's Catskillls - and their comeback as a tourist destination.
For as many times as I’d visited island destinations over the years, I’d always shied away from all-inclusive resorts, imagining long buffet lines, crowded swimming pools and watered-down drinks. Even when I heard rave reviews, I never seriously considered going the “full-package” route.
But after floating the idea of a mid-winter getaway to a group of longtime friends to celebrate/escape a “milestone” birthday – mine – I found myself surprised when my Google search ultimately led me to an al...
Travel feature on Orange County/Bear Mountain, NY - The "Other" Hudson Valley.
Travel story, May 2019: With only a day to spend in Amsterdam at the start of a week-long Rhine river cruise, it didn’t take much time to pinpoint what we wanted most to see: the Anne Frank House. Described by some as a “museum with a story,” this is the actual “Secret Annex” that hid the Frank family and four others for two years during World War II.
Travel story about Mobile, AL.
Travel story: First-time river cruise down the Danube with Viking won't be the last.