My daughter Ryann and I are the adventurous ones in our family. We're always ready to explore a different city and experience something new.
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Larry and JiJi Jonas, of Baton Rouge, hold a koala at Cleland Wildlife Park outside Adelaide, Australia. The Jonases said the park visit was one of the highlights of their recent 39-day tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Thornton H. Cofield and his wife, Barbara Wittkopf, of Baton Rouge, spent two days in Coober Pedy, Australia, during their September trip through the outback. Here, the couple visits the 'Big Winch,' which sits atop a hill in the town. They also s…
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Friday, October 07, 2016
Penny Edwards, of Lafayette, takes in the balcony view at the Casa Kimberly Hotel in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Once the love nest of celebrity couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, the casa now caters to those in search of Old Hollywood luxur…
Saturday, October 01, 2016
Visitors can celebrate National Wildlife Refuges Week at Wild Things! Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine have matched the $250,000 donation made recently by Carnival Cruise Line and parent company Carnival Corporation to aid organizations assisting victims of the Louisiana floods.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
On their June trip to Florida, Universal Studios in Orlando was one of several stops for the Chelchowski family of Watson, back from left, Steven, John and Joshua; Amy, seated, and Jessica. While in Orlando, the family also visited Disney World's …
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Marsha Mandella, from left, her daughter, Misty Mandella, both of Independence; Marsha’s cousin, Dawn Cantrell King and her husband, Dan King, of Baton Rouge, visit Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve in June. Behind Marsha’s head is the pe…
Sunday, July 10, 2016
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — We left New Orleans for Iceland in summer, fleeing sweltering days and fears about tropical depressions.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
The Advocate Eat, Play, Live section’s Way to Go feature spotlights photographs of Louisiana residents taken on their travels within the past two months in the United States and abroad.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Monday, April 11, 2016
“The Unofficial Guide: Walt Disney World with Kids 2016” by Bob Sehlinger and Liliane J. Opsomer with Len Testa, Keen Communications, 480 pages, $17.99, paperback
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Giant tortoises, marine iguanas, colorful frigate birds — they’ll be as near as the end of a camera lens for those on the Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo’s latest adventure.
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
See a sprawling display of colorful camellias at the 7th Annual Camellia Gardens Open House at the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex headquarters in Lacombe Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Carnival revelry officially starts Wednesday in the celebration’s epicenter, New Orleans, and across the state. It all leads up to an early Mardi Gras — Feb. 9 this year.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Monday, October 26, 2015
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Sunday, September 27, 2015
The Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges are looking for group and individual volunteers for the “Work/Play Day” at the Refuge Headquarters in Lacombe.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Thursday, August 13, 2015
As a recent vacation to the British Isles wound down, it was less the well-known tourist attractions and more the search for a contemporary relevance between the Old World and the New World that mattered most.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — While shoveling a ceremonial scoop of Lego bricks, Legoland Florida executives announced Thursday that the theme park will build a 152-room hotel on its property by 2015.
BILOXI, Miss. — Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library, will host the Festival of Light for the holiday season, beginning Nov. 7 and running through Jan. 5.
We swayed back and forth as the small van traveled a remote lane on one of the Aran Islands, massive green hills to our left, a misty stretch of the Atlantic to the right. Bertie Mullin, our guide and a gregarious native of this western sliver of …
GRANADA, Spain — For the third time in a week, I’m touring the Alhambra, one of the most popular sites in the world’s fourth most-visited country, and finally I have it all for myself.
NEW YORK — The Statue of Liberty is scheduled to reopen to visitors on July 4th for the first time since Superstorm Sandy. But for those who just want a photo op with the statue, there are many other vantage points, from Red Hook, Brooklyn, and Go…
MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and cheer the sun’s blazing ascent over the horizon.
Visitors can see more than 400 cultivars of camellias at Saturday’s 5th Annual Camellia Gardens Open House at the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex headquarters in Lacombe.
I was beckoned into the bosom of the Old South by former New Jerseyans Donald McGlynn and Douglas Mauro who renovated a federal-style Natchez, Mississippi, house for their retirement home, later deciding it should become an inn furnished with eleg…
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Saturday, February 07, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — Producers of the 1980 movie Somewhere in Time didn’t need to build elaborate sets to depict the tale of a playwright who travels back to 1912 to find romance. They simply filmed on Mackinac Island, a Great Lakes enclave th…
Saturday, October 25, 2014
JUNEAU, Alaska — It’s cruise season in Alaska, with more than 1 million cruise passengers expected between April and September in port towns from Ketchikan to Seward.