A: I remember thinking that the people were warmer and the culture felt richer - and, of course, the food was amazing. But I also remember thinking that the nature was not that impressive. For one thing, I didn't have a car, so I was always in the city. Later, after I started exploring more and had access to boats and kayaks and canoes, I realized how gorgeous the swamps are and how amazing the nature is. A major turning point was when I went to a friend's fishing camp on this spectacular swamp, managed by an old Cajun guy I could barely understand. … [Read more...] about New Orleans visitors swap Bourbon Street for Spanish moss on Beyond the Bayou tours
While calling it a “sad day” — the tournament produced books celebrating its 50th year — Peterson said its “Birdies for Charities" program is not tied exclusively to the event because it involves flat donations. It raised $13.8 million last year for more than 500 local charities, and Peterson said he expects about $10 million to be donated this year. … [Read more...] about John Deere Classic chooses to cancel PGA Tour event
Several home tours and design events were set to run from March through May, but they all were canceled or postponed by mid-March. The Galveston Historical Foundation held its tour virtually, saying they might still hold an in-person tour before the end of the year. … [Read more...] about Save the date: MA+DS reschedules 2020 home tour for June 27
Visitors will be allowed inside the limestone walls to explore the Old Joliet Prison's 16-acre grounds, and while tours will be limited to outdoor areas only to comply with the Governor's Restore Illinois plan, there will be plenty to see including 24 new Interpretive Signs with historical prison photos! … [Read more...] about Old Joliet Prison Tours Begin June 1st
I’d come to Mexico to partake in a culinary tour, the kind of region-to-region food pilgrimage more commonly experienced in the countryside of Italy or France, where one inches along, town by town, indulging in local specialties and roadside delights. The plan was simple: Land in Mexico City, meet up with a driver who came recommended, head south to the state of Morelos, which is famous for pork and chilies and their infinite permutations, then east to Puebla, where mole was invented (maybe), and finally back to Mexico City, a city that never sleeps in large part because it never stops eating. Before you hurl the magazine across the room in jealous disgust, let me assure you that my purpose is greater than mere indulgence—although there will be no shortage of it. I am here to ask the following questions: … [Read more...] about A Culinary Tour to Answer the Age-Old Question: Why Is Mexican Food So Good?