As a rail-fan, I'd like to wish a very unique piece of history a very special birthday. So, happy 100th birthday Waialua Agricultural Co #6! … [Read more...] about Happy 100th Birthday Waialua Agricultural Co 6!
After brunch at Isabels Cantina, we headed out to visit, at my request, the Oregon Rail Heritage Center. But first we stopped at Cathedral Park under St. John's Bridge, a beautiful suspension bridge with gothic style towers and piers. We then drove over the bridge on our way to our next destination. Admittedly the Oregon Rail Heritage Center was a bit of a … [Read more...] about Oregon Rail Heritage Center + Bridges
Last week a friend posted an article to my Facebook timeline that details how Amtrak gave a writer a free ride from New York to Chicago to New York to work on her writing. This "writers residency” was designed to be a way to block out the noise of life and focus purely on writing. It sounds like the ride was a tremendous success and may set the table for other writers to get … [Read more...] about Seeking Inspiration from the Countryside? Maybe a Free Ride on Amtrak Will Help!
A Mini Paris Layover Guide Layovers are often a necessary part of international travel, unavoidable really. While I dreaded them when I was a young and inexperienced traveler, I have come to appreciate them as I get older and learn to take advantages of the options that are available. A frequent traveler lounge with hot food, showers and good wine is one of those things to … [Read more...] about A Layover in Paris: Taking the Train from CDG Airport to Paris