Let’s Hike the Grand Canyon! OK, some you will remember that I shared my story of hiking into the Grand Canyon in 2018 – but since it’s now a great time to visit there…I wanted to remind you of what… Read More ›
Palau’s Pandemic Crisis! This Slice Of Paradise Is Under Siege – Not From The Virus, But The Quarantine!
Want To Visit Paradise? As we get 2021 underway, we are all hopeful that we can overcome our current worldwide medical catastrophe and open the world up again to travel and explore. As the picture above shows, it’s an incredible… Read More ›
Some Positive News In The Fight Against The Coronavirus! Best Ways To Practice “Social Distancing!”
While the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis continues, there are signs that we are fighting back. Most of us are “sheltering at home” now, which will help mitigate the spread of the virus. And Scientists around the world are racing to find… Read More ›
Stay At Home And Read A Book! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Great Reading Options!
With many of us “sheltering at home” for the next few weeks, I wanted to share some terrific books to take your mind off the troubles we are facing…this Wednesday Bookmobile offers books on travel, food, history, pulp fiction and… Read More ›
Meet “The Island President!” This “Cult Movie Monday” Has Real Life Political Treachery And A Disappearing Island Nation!
Imagine Life In Paradise! This week’s “Cult Movie Monday” takes you to a gorgeous string of idyllic islands in the Indian ocean…but political treachery and climate change threaten to destroy these islands forever… This is Male, the capital of the… Read More ›
Bite Down On “Food In History”! Wednesday’s Bookmobile Has The Story Of How We Eat!
Eat Up! Have you ever looked at a picture like this and asked yourself: “How did we get here?” Yeah, so did I. But “get here” we did. As you all know, I post LOTS of stories about mega food… Read More ›
Cannibals! Headhunters! Paradise!? The “Wednesday Bookmobile” Heads To The Wild Wild Wild South Pacific!
It’s A Wild Wednesday Bookmobile! Look at the title of this book! How can you not love it! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” heads to the South Seas – not quite as exotic as you might imagine! Great travel writer J. Maarten… Read More ›
Hurricane Walaka Wipes Out East Island! Surveying The Devastation And Impact To Sea Turtles…
One of the world’s most beautiful – and smallest – islands is no more…as The Huffington Post Reports: A powerful hurricane in the eastern Pacific washed away an 11-acre island in the French Frigate Shoals, part of a national monument… Read More ›
China Unveils The World’s Longest Bridge! From Hong Kong To The Mainland!
Behold The World’s Longest Bridge! The world’s longest sea bridge has officially opened! This 34-mile bridge connects Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland city of Zhuhai. And guess what? It’s going to reduce the commute by a lot!… Read More ›
Russia’s Spectacular “Glass Beach!” Ussuri Bay Is A Marvel Of Nature Over People!
This “did you know” image led me to one of the world’s most beautiful locations: a “glass beach” in Russia! A Real “Glass Beach!” This is why I love social media: there are so many amazing places in the world,… Read More ›