Travel Tuesday: My Favorite Travel Magazine

Reading travel magazines is sometimes frustrating. Many focus the bulk of their efforts on restaurant and hotel reviews. Others hawk guided tours. Still others highlight five star luxury that is out of reach for most of us. For the traveler seeking an immersive cultural experience versus a vacation, precious few options exist in the world … Continue reading Travel Tuesday: My Favorite Travel Magazine

The mystery of lighthouses

Last month, I published a feature in Lighthouse Digest┬ámagazine about the restoration of the Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower, a 1960s era converted oil rig platform 30 miles off the Carolina coast, originally built to warn ships away from the namesake Frying Pan Shoals. As lighthouses go, this one is hideous -- a far cry … Continue reading The mystery of lighthouses