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The Thumbnail Traveler · 1d ago

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Part of living the Travelers' lifestyle involves getting to know your own part of the world pretty well. A solid understanding and appreciation of the place you live is fundamental to settin...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 3d ago

DINING ALFRESCO

It's too cold in the northern US to dine outdoors right now, but that only makes it something to look forward to once warmer weather arrives. It's a way to get outside and clear your head wh...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 5d ago

TIME FOR A DRIVE

Although our Grand Tour last year took care of any simmering urges for a long driving vacation, I find myself mentally preparing for a couple of days up in the desert. Just me and the sce...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1w ago

WEEKEND QUOTE

The Thumbnail Traveler · 1W ago

TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE

I was watching one of the Rick Steves' shows on PBS the other day, on the topic of Tuscan and Umbrian hilltop towns. One of the ones discussed, of course, was the well-known and wonderful to...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1W ago

CHECKING OUT THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE

Being more than just a casual music fan - my wife is a professional jazz singer - I am fascinated by the music scene. The diversity and quality of talent all around the world is both phenome...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1W ago

THE LIFESTYLE PAGE

Some changes coming here at the Thumbnail Traveler. Good ones, I hope. I want to begin building a bit more of the Lifestyle and Travel Destination elements of the site, tying in a number ...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1W ago

YET ANOTHER QUOTE

This not only applies to travel, but has some relevance for life itself.
The Thumbnail Traveler · 2W ago

THE WEEKEND QUOTE - CHARLES BUKOWSKI

The Thumbnail Traveler · 2W ago

VISIT TO THE DISTILLERY

Taking a trip over to visit the Hawaii Sea Spirits distillery today after a morning  out on the water looking for whales.  (Martini courtesy CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE, Lahaina, Maui, ...