When’s the last time you visited Disneyland?

When’s the last time you visited Disneyland?

When I first started going to Disneyland shortly after the park opened in 1955, the most advanced high-tech item you could buy was an authentic Davy Crockett coonskin cap. You wore it proudly and recorded your visit (in black and white) with your trusty Brownie Sure...
A Foodie’s Delight, All Aboard!

A Foodie’s Delight, All Aboard!

Oceania Insignia: A Foodie’s Delight By Candyce H. Stapen Deciding whether to order a second lobster and filet mignon sandwich for lunch proved an almost daily dilemma for me onboard Oceania Cruises Insignia. Lucky enough to be the guest of my friend Barbara and...
Visitor Attractions close to OBX

Visitor Attractions close to OBX

Tiny North Carolina Town Has America’s Largest Bird Park By Fred J. Eckert One of the most delightful and distinctive visitor attractions in the United States is a place you’ve probably never heard of located in a tiny North Carolina town of which...
Memorable Meals From Around the World

Memorable Meals From Around the World

Enjoying our first dinner during a visit to Sicily, we turned to our guide and told him the meal was excellent. This being Sicily, his reply was not surprising. “You can steal my money, but don’t touch my food,” Alessio remarked. Then he added,...
The Most Unusual Town Names

The Most Unusual Town Names

Vacationers seeking a double thrill enjoy an exciting whitewater rafting trip on the Colorado River followed by a zip-line ride over the canyon through which the rapids race. Eating rather than excitement is the goal of folks in North Carolina, while visitors to a...
Grilling is only for the summer, Yes or No?

Grilling is only for the summer, Yes or No?

Most of us think grilling when we think summer. Parties at home usually center around the grill — burgers, brats, barbecued chicken or steak. Raising cattle on our family farm meant our freezer was full of high-quality beef just waiting to be grilled. How...