PUBLISHED 09/11/20 BY Travel Writer's Cafe/Great Escape Publishing,
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PUBLISHED BY TRAVEL POST MONTHLY 09/01/2021
It had been 30-years since I’d mailed the postcard from Paris. Framed in black, it sat among my friend’s photos of family, friends, life events, and holidays. I asked, “How did my Arch de Triumph postcard make it to the rogue’s gallery?”...
PUBLISHED 08/25/20 BY MaryGo
It’s early morning. The sky is changing from deep indigo to gold. The fishing boats of Marsaxlokk bob quietly in the harbor. Fisherman sit under a shelter drinking coffee and eating Maltese pastries. The conversations are mostly in Maltese...
PUBLISHED BY GREAT ESCAPES PUBLISHING
At the beginning of my travel-writing career, whenever I
didn’t get a response from an editor, I wrote the publication
off as not interested in me or my work. I’d brood for days,
haunting my inbox, waiting for anything—even a rejection letter.
What a mistake. And a waste of time.
PUBLISHED 05/30/20 BY MaryGo
Cornwall—a place of rugged coasts, misty moors, legends, and hidden tropics.
Walking cautiously down the slippery Bedruthan Steps footpath, visibility was about 3-feet. I could hear the ocean roaring far below, but with the thick fog, I couldn’t see the edge of the cliffs. It was damp, cold...
PUBLISHED 05/16/20 BY MaryGo
In Santa Rosa, I discovered a gem of a destination. Santa Rosa is a mélange of cultures, art, history, a vibrant foodie scene, classic and progressive wineries, craft breweries, one of the largest farmers markets in Northern California, and very friendly folks.
PUBLISHED 05/03/20 BY MaryGo
Tour One – Mendocino Coast
While ‘sheltering in place, I will share some of the fantastic destinations I’ve experienced on our big blue ball. Perhaps they will inspire you to visit when our world re-opens and begins to receive guests.
PUBLISHED 03/13/20 BY GoNOMAD
California Splendor: Sierras, Whales, Bridges, and Lakes
When I was asked to experience and review an escorted tour of some of California’s most scenic regions, my first instinct was no, no, no. Images of tour buses packed with 55 complaining passengers said NO!
PUBLISHED 02/28/20 BY CAPTAIN JETSON
Santa Rosa Airport is not on most folk’s radar, but it’s an ideal airport for those living or doing business in San Francisco’s North Bay.
One hour from Golden Gate Bridge, STS is small, uncrowded, convenient, accessible, and has a new ground transportation hub for local and regional trains and busses.
PUBLISHED 01/23/20 BY GREAT ESCAPES PUBLISHING
In June, I turned 69. I started my 70th year on this big blue ball. It’s the best year of my life.
I wouldn’t have believed it five years ago. In 2014, I was convinced my life was confined to my recliner, Netflix binges, and a glass of wine.
PUBLISHED 01/28/20 BY WANDER WITH WONDER
The shadowy opening at the base of the building bears a bright-orange sign, “WELCOME TO TATE MODERN.” Under the sign, a wide entrance slips down and out of sight. Descending into the concrete and steel maw of Tate Modern, you feel ant-sized. The building is a massive sculpture filled with art.
PUBLISHED 01/19/20 BY CAPTAIN JETSON
Cruising the Oregon Coast Highway, along Oregon’s Tillamook Coast, coastal mountains covered with conifer forest rise to the east. Wetlands, waterways, estuaries, beaches, and the Pacific open to the west.
This is a water world, where fishing fleets and pleasure craft are sheltered in harbors and colorful marinas.