Greenland by Lonely Planet

There's something about the north. Whether it's the isolation, the incredibly diverse physical beauty, the northern lights, the ummm.....weather -- it's a region that has held a fascination for me for most of my life. Here is the second link in a series of features...

The Travel Channel: 5 Magical Reasons to Visit Iceland

I have always been fascinated by Iceland. The name conjures images of a land permanently frozen, covered in ice and snow just like the South Pole. But, of course, the reality in quite different. The Travel Channel recently posted an article giving five reasons to...

Lonely Planet’s #1 Destination in the World

We have all heard of Lonely Planet. I am a huge fan of their travel shows and books and wholeheartedly subscribe to their travel philosophy, "All you've got to do is decide to go and the hardest part is over. So go!" And so, in that spirit of adventure, my wife and I...

Loving Art in Fort Worth

Do you like art? By art, I'm talking about the stuff that hangs on walls or sits on pedestals in art museums -- the works of the grand masters of the Renaissance through to the present day. And actually as far as timeline goes, I'd add in the the Pre-Renaissance...

A couple of cups of coffee

Two cups of coffee, a few magazines, and an iphone. Is it break time at the office? An evening at the bookstore? No, it's our first full meal in Europe -- a couple of paninis with coffee for 105 Kroner -- we were in Copenhagen, Denmark. And it was magical, with those...

The Urge to Travel

I'm anxious. By this time last year we had made the decision to go to Europe for the first time and I was well into the planning process. Outgoing flights were booked, our first two nights accommodations in Copenhagen booked, we were well on our way. This year? No...