This park contains more caves than any other state park in Iowa. A trail system links the caves, formations, and overlooks while providing a scenic hiking experience. Many areas on these trails have seen new construction, making the journey to the caves safer. Most of the caves may be entered by persons of average physical ability, but some are […]
Day 3 of our Pandemic Road Trip had us waking up only miles from Georgia in the worst Days Inn hotel I have ever stayed in. It might have even been the worst hotel I have ever stayed at. I might have been better off sleeping in my car that night in a Walmart parking […]
Holland America Line is opening bookings for two of its most epic explorations: the 2022 Grand World Voyage and the 2021 Grand Africa Voyage. Guests who want to circle the globe on the 128-day odyssey can make their world cruise reservations beginning Aug. 10, while the Africa circumnavigation opened Aug. 3. Both itineraries are conveniently…
JetBlue Airways today announced it will extend through the July 4 holiday its commitment to seat distancing by blocking middle seats in rows where parties are not traveling together. The policy, part of the airline’s multi-layered “Safety from the Ground Up” program, comes as the airline is also set to roll out temperature monitoring for […]
Yangon is a city of contradictions. It’s the largest city in Myanmar, though it’s no longer the capital. That was changed to the planned city of Naypyidaw in 2006. It’s an important commercial center in Southeast Asia, but there are no skyscrapers. Downtown Yangon is still full of colonial-era buildings, while new construction maxes out at 10 stories. It’s also home to more than seven million people, yet it still lacks basic infrastructure. The government isn’t putting money into modernization. Despite these inconsistencies, Yangon is still fascinating.