Travel Story: A 'Junk' Trip in Vietnam

my introspective boat tour of Halong Bay

I hunkered in the doorway of an office building as gray clouds moved in, threatening to break open above me. Piles of luggage were stacked in the doorway, but I held tightly to my backpack. I was a solo traveler making my way through Vietnam.

Travel Story: Life on Mars

a volcano-traversing trip to Maui

Eventually the path brought us below the clouds, and the landscape turned into a verdant rainforest and savanna-like grassland. Our first night’s cabin sat at the base of a cliff dotted with trees, and we fell asleep after watching the moon.

Travel Story: Early Bird Gets the Whale

my laid-back family trip to San Joe del Cabo

The energy on the boat was electric. Someone would spot a whale, fingers would point, heads would turn, the guides would quickly move the sail so we could loop around and see the whales again. Everyone was buzzing with excitement.

Travel Story: Tiny Town Tripping

Cornucopia, WI: the appetizer in a trip around Lake Superior

Raise you hand if you’ve heard of Cornucopia, Wisconsin. OK, all three of you can put your hands down now. For the rest of you, I can assure you, Cornucopia does exist.

The Big Brew Tour

just a taste of the Best Brewmaster’s lairs in Wisconsin and Minnesota

Visual Voyage

an art tour through WI and MN, showcasing our best galleries, studios, and museums

The Grape Escape

plotting the route of “Local Foods – Local Wines,” June 5-6