PUBLISHED 09/25/19 BY CAPTAIN JETSON
A six-hour layover at any airport is a traveler’s nightmare. If your delay or stopover is in Heathrow’s Terminal 4, you are in luck, there’s plenty to keep you occupied.
I recently had the ‘what to do for 6-hours in Heathrow’ dilemma. Here are the top 10 distractions I discovered in Terminal 4.
PUBLISHED 08/29/19 BY JOURNEYS, JAUNTS and JUNKETS
There were some very tall trees.
It didn’t look the way I expected. I thought a pygmy forest would be filled with precise miniatures of redwoods and pines, trees that fill the woodlands of the Mendocino Coast. I anticipated a Lilliputian world where humans were the giants, not the trees.
PUBLISHED 08/19/19 BY CAPTAIN JETSON
“On the waterfront.” Immediately San Francisco comes to mind. It conjures images of ships, passengers, and cargo. Foghorns, and watercraft; sea birds calling, seals barking, bike bells ringing. The salty Pacific air is invigorating. Visitors from around the ...
PUBLISHED 08/13/19 BY GoNOMAD
Berkeley California is a museum nerd’s happy place. There are museums, covering everything from Anthropology to Zoology. Many are associated with UC Berkeley. Others are private; some are community creations.
Here are 30+ museums to explore in Berkeley...
PUBLISHED 08/09/19 BY TRAVEL POST MONTHLY
Over half of the manuscripts I receive have neither a title, byline, nor contact information. If the manuscript is separated from the pitch email, I can’t publish the piece, no matter how good it might be. That story will end up in the closed file.
Identify your story and yourself. The first line of your manuscript should be the story title. The 2nd line should be your by-line. At the end of the story include your contact information.
PUBLISHED 08/05/19 BY MaryGo
Tours have been something I avoid when traveling. Huge, hot busses, packed with complaining passengers; standing in long lines for everything, including bio-breaks, were my past tour experiences. No thanks.
While that may have been the norm 20-years ago, tours have changed.
PUBLISHED 08/01/19 BY FORT BRAGG-MENDOCINO COAST PACKET
Bobfest, the music of Bob Dylan, will celebrate its 10th anniversary on August 9th and 10th at Crown Hall in Mendocino.
Fans are eagerly awaiting the 10th annual Mendocino staging of Bobfest, a two-night music concert celebrating the music of Bob Dylan. Dylan has written over 700-songs. Considered the finest songwriter in history, his legacy as a writer was cemented in 2017 when he won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
You don’t have to be a Dylan fan to enjoy the concert...
PUBLISHED 07/27/19 BY SHORT WEEKS-LONG WEEKENDS
San Francisco Bay, fog, cable cars, Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, and those famous hills.
The City is compact and easy to explore on foot, bike, or public transit. For a long weekend, finding the perfect basecamp is job-one. I have a suggestion...
PUBLISHED 07/22/19 BY CAPTAIN JETSON
Napa Valley is a wine lover’s Nirvana. In this lovely and productive area, you can experience some of the world’s best libations, food, and scenery. Nearly 4-million visitors visit California’s most renowned wine-producing region each year; it’s a popular place.
4 Wine Country Alternatives...
PUBLISHED 07/15/19 BY GoNOMAD
In Paso Robles California, distilleries are all the rage.
The Central Coast town is a craft-spirit epicenter. In the last 15-years, industry cooperation, community support, and sustainable practices have put over a dozen flourishing distilleries on the map. Each is making hand-crafted spirits; taking gold medals, blue ribbons, and pleasing palettes everywhere.
PUBLISHED 07/14/19 BY MaryGo
With less than 60-days until takeoff, I’m resisting the urge to pack. Some of the reading I’ve done makes me think I should bring along my Brita water pitcher.
Malta has no rivers, lakes, or reservoirs. Water is sourced from the ocean, rain, or limited groundwater. Most potable water is desalinated sea water...