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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
One of many sculptures of the aliens who directed Eddie Owens Martin to create the site known as Pasaquan in Buena Vista, Georgia

Whenever he needed supplies, Eddie Owens Martin would dress up in drag queen regalia, open the doors of his beat-up old station wagon, and call his cats. Dozens would emerge from...

Polk-A-Dot Drive-in in Braidwood, Illinois

Route 66. Just hearing the name makes me nostalgic for the days when I threw my tent and sleeping bag in the back of my 1969 Dodge Dart and headed west...

Ceiling fresco by French painter at the Chicago Palmer House

It’s fashionable to say that New York is the greatest city in the world, but this Chicago girl prefers the Second City. For the first time in many years, I had...

Azure ocean licks burnt orange Sweetheart Rock

Twenty-four hours after leaving Lana‘i, Hawai’i I am on my fourth of five flights that will carry me to Barcelona, Spain. I wriggle in the confining seat and and resign myself...

Aunty Irene and Aunty Sandra (left to right) display the most important accoutrements of Hawaiian culture

Aunty Irene flashed a wide, genteel smile as I arrived for the Ho’okipa Cultural Program offered by the Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i. Seated on a sofa in the lobby of The...

Four Seasons Resorts Lana'i - The Logge at Ko'ele

When my sister Nancy and I checked into Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i – The Lodge at Ko’ele, the front desk clerk explained how we would prepare for moving to their sister...