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.
PUBLISHED 01/09/20 BY MaryGo
The 2020 Captain Jetson Airline and Travel News Journalist Awards go to our top-10 professionals whose articles consistently caught our eyes delivering riveting content in 2019.
I’m very proud to be included in this group of writers.
PUBLISHED 01/11/20 BY MaryGo
It’s official; I’m planning my 30-Day trip for 2020.
Destination? The Pacific Northwest.
In May, I’m driving the backroads from my home on the Mendocino Coast to Victoria BC, a roundtrip of over 2000-miles.
PUBLISHED 01/07/20 BY GoNOMAD
An Aviation Geek’s Happy Place: A Museum of Airplanes
Just out of reach above your head, over 50 aircraft immortalize man’s dream of flight. On the floor and from the ceiling, it seems like pause has been pressed at a tangled airport...
PUBLISHED 01/09/20 BY SHORT WEEKS-LONG WEEKENDS
Berkeley is just right for a weekend urban getaway. Bezerkley, as it is lovingly called, is home to UCSF, the University of California San Francisco, and known as the epicenter of the free speech movements of the 60s.
Thirty minutes from San Francisco, Berkeley...
PUBLISHED 01/04/20 BY CAPTAIN JETSON
Mary Charlebois Made the Top 10!
The 2020 Captain Jetson Airline and Travel News Journalist Awards go to our Top 10 Professionals whose articles consistently caught our eyes delivering riveting content in 2019. Criteria for the Journalism Awards...