Skiing In Austria with the Family

Skiing In Austria with the Family

I didn’t really know that much about skiing in Austria before we went. I knew that Austria regularly produces some of the best ski racers in world, that they hosted the winter Olympics sometime in my youth, and that the Alps have some of the best skiing anywhere. I was going as part of a … Continued

A Taste of Immortality- Part 2

While in Persepolis, a city located in the Fars Province of modern Iran, I was transported back to the Achaemenid era, an era more than 2,500 years old. Each pillar of this ceremonial palace resonated the labor set out by the first king of Persia-Cyrus the Great. Crowned the “King of Justice”, he was capable … Continued

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Cruising the Canaries: 7 Stops Along the Way

Cruising the Canaries: 7 Stops Along the Way by Terrance Richardson Modern doctors and New Age psychiatrists have a fancy name for it. They call it SAD, or (Seasonal Affective Disorder). However, is does not take a doctor or a psychiatrist to tell you the sun does not shine enough in England, and that you … Continued

Who Says Chivalry Is Dead?

The love story of a naïve girl who can’t sit still, and a chivalrous boy who finds security in staying put. It was 1993 and the girl told her boyfriend of 6 months – “I am going on a road trip to celebrate my 21st birthday.”  Having never been out of the state, the boy … Continued

Sweating it out: Experiencing the Temezcal

I’m in Hacienda El Carmen, a delightful old Spanish estate that has been turned into the kind of hotel that is both wedding destination and respite from the everyday world — you can walk the restored rooms full of antiques, inside walls over a foot thick, and imagine the footsteps of the generations that called this place their … Continued

A Taste of Immortality- Part 1

“Everyone walks through life but it is those who look to learn from people coming from different walks of life that travel the farthest.” True learning for me is something that happens in gradual steps not something that I acquire at a first glance. For this very reason, when traveling to Iran became a possibility, … Continued

Hue and the Rebirth of a Tragic Icon

Most people know the story of Hue and the role that the former imperial city of Viet Nam played during the Tet Offensive of 1968.  For several days, after a surprise attack on the city, the flag of North Viet Nam flew over the Citadel in defiance of the Americans and their South Vietnamese allies.  … Continued

Backpacks of Love Delivered in Bali!

Every July, for the past 5 years, Retta Jitner and volunteers from America and Bali have been distributing uniforms and backpacks full of school supplies to children on the island of Bali. Loretta’s charity, Pencils for Kids, Inc. (www.pencilsforkidsinc.com) is based in Los Angeles and is dedicated to providing needy school-aged children with the basics … Continued

Costa Rica: The Osa Peninsula

I had the great good fortune in 1993 to photograph several areas of Costa Rica for the Costa Rican Tourist Board (ICT).  Among my destinations was Corcovado National Park in the Osa Peninsula, one of the last untouched rain forests in Central America. I first visited the country in 1978, and when I returned in … Continued

Turkey: An Ideal Destination for a Family Holiday

Turkey is an excellent choice for a family holiday. You will find that you can eat and get around cheaply, and that your children are welcome wherever you go. There are great prices on trips to Turkey  at the moment, too. The main tourist areas for families are the Aegean coast and the Mediterranean coast. … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel