Artful Traveler

Words & photos by Deborah Loeb Bohren I’m hooked on British detective series, so when “Whitstable Pearl” popped up on my Amazon Prime screen it looked like a fun way to help while away those long pandemic hours. Who knew that a year later I would find myself part of

Text by K. Mitchell Snow Photos by Paul Clemence The moment the imposing if misnamed “Castillo,” or castle, of Tulum, looms on the horizon you can almost hear the equivalent of an ancient real estate developer repeating the Mayan word tuuxil (location) over and over as he guided the city’s

By Brian E. Clark It’s not difficult to find traces of the famed writer F. Scott Fitzgerald in St. Paul, Minnesota. They are seemingly around every corner. If you scratch the surface of neighborhoods off Summit Avenue, you’re likely to find a passel of places where Fitzgerald – author of “The

By Everett Potter Visitors to Sydney are suitably wowed when encountering the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbor Bridge. Now they have a third structure to add to that shortlist of the city’s significant architectural achievements. The Sydney Modern Project at the Art Gallery of New South Wales is an

By Sandy MacDonald I will admit that I approached The Museum of Broadway prepared to sneer. Just what Times Square needs, I groused: another cheesy tourist magnet! But no, it’s an actual museum, a good one, and absolutely fascinating. If you’ve dipped into New York City’s theatrical offerings any time in the

  Bob Payne is a friend of mine, an award winning travel writer and a guy who’s been to 142 countries. His newly published memoir, Escape Clauses – Getting Away With a Travel Writing Life, chronicles some of the high and low points of that journey and it’s is available

By Paul Clemence High design hotels are not hard to find these days, but to sleep at a veritable architectural landmark is pretty special.  It’s also possible at At Le Corbusier’s Unité d’habitacion in Marseille, France. Also known as “Cité radieuse” and conceived as “city within a city”, the building,

Story by James Mckenzie Photos by Paul Clemence When one thinks of Mexico’s Riviera Maya it’s easy to think of wild, partying Cancun Spring breakers carousing. Others seek out all-inclusive resorts where they can fully relax and enjoy the tropical weather. There are certainly plenty of such resort options to

By Everett Potter There are classic Maine resorts, and then there’s Quisisana Resort, which describes itself as an “all-inclusive musical theatre resort on Kezar Lake, Maine.” That’s true, but this nutshell description doesn’t begin to do justice to the beauty, the serene mood, the spectacular surroundings, and the doting staff

by Deborah Loeb Bohren It had been slightly more than two years since my last international adventure when I boarded the plane to Italy last month. I felt like a novice traveler again, a bit unsure between ever-changing pandemic rules and wondering if I remembered to pack everything. Luckily traveling