Archive for Sites & Sights

Ernest Hemingway, Cubano Sato

Visit the literary legend’s Cuba. By Renée S. Gordon Cuba is a hot travel destination in every sense of the word. “Discovered” on Columbus’ first voyage in 1492, Cuba is simultaneously the largest island in the [...]

Gatlinburg, Tennessee: Open for Business 2017

The mountains are calling. You must go. Adults-oriented amusements abound with new additions including “Anakeesta” coming soon. By Hope S. Philbrick Let’s address what may be your first thought: Yes, Gatlinburg, Tennessee suffered wildfires in late [...]

Loen Skylift

Travel from fjord to sky in 5 in Loen, Norway. On May 20 the new cable car in Loen in the Nordfjord area in Norway will welcome travelers from all over the world. Loen Skylift will [...]

Dollywood: Open For 2017

“If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.” —Dolly Parton Adults-oriented amusements abound, including a new thrill: “Drop Line.” By Hope S. Philbrick A few years ago, before I’d ever set foot in the [...]

RBC Heritage Golf Tournament

Inside one of the most coveted tournaments on the PGA tour. By Bill Bauer One could say that The King, a.k.a. Arnold Palmer, began a tradition nearly 50 years ago when he won the first Heritage [...]

Fitzgerald Gala

Fitzgerald Gala goes intercontinental at Historic Union Station in Montgomery, Alabama. Dance the Charleston dressed as Flappers and Dappers for the Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Gala in Montgomery’s historic train shed and secret speakeasy. Sequins, [...]

South Carolina’s Hammock Coast

The Lowcountry’s best-kept secret. By Hope S. Philbrick Sincere yet playful, beautiful yet authentic, loaded with everything a vacationer needs yet not overrun with tourist attractions: This is South Carolina’s Hammock Coast. Located between Myrtle Beach [...]

Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens

Bite into history near Charleston, South Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick Charleston, South Carolina is a contemporary city that embraces its past. From culinary traditions to architecture, from the cobblestone streets to the culture, the present [...]

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Take a modern look at history. By Renée S. Gordon March 23 to April 4, 2017, the Grand Opening of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (ARMY) will take place. The museum complex, located within America’s Historic [...]

Harriet Tubman

Understand, Celebrate Her Story in Maryland. By Renée S. Gordon On the 104th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s death (which was March 10, 1913) Maryland’s Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opened. She was nearly 95 years [...]

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