| Apr 27, 2013
Used to watch that terrific show "Twin Peaks," and I remember the Kyle MacLachlan character saying we should all treat ourselves to a little something — or someone — every day.
In his case, it was a nice piece of pie.
In my case, it's a...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:06 AM
From a safe distance at Disney's Animal Kingdom, I watched a momma and her three cubs snack on something fowl. They tore into the meat, chewing down to the bone, maneuvering around cartilage to get at every morsel.
Nearby, the poppa removed the skin from...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:30 AM
The new "Insane Coaster Wars" coming to the Travel Channel this summer lets viewers take a virtual ride on many of the best roller coasters in the United States right from the comfort of their living room couch.
PHOTOS: 24 rides competing in "Insane...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Ocean City, can you handle all of this love?
Today, citing the relatively low cost of living on the shore, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate named Ocean City "America's Most Affordable Fun City."
"There are two or three ultra-cool cities that everyone...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Halloween is my favorite time of year. And I love to be scared. Over the years, I've been through my fair share of theme park mazes, independent haunted attractions and backyard spookfests.
I even dress up every Halloween as a chainsaw-wielding maniac...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:30 PM
SYDNEY — If you dare look down 440 feet from the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, you'll see two sets of train tracks, eight traffic lanes, a pedestrian walkway, bicycle lane and the picture-perfect Sydney Harbour, known as Port Jackson. The only...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Part of managing money wisely is taking advantage of free things.
South Florida offers many things to do free -- although sadly the list is getting shorter with local governments resorting to levying fees to raise money.
Here are 10 of the best...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Ramblings and a semi-rant of a Theme Park Ranger:
•I can't get over the outpouring of love for Orange Bird, the cartoon character that returned to Magic Kingdom last month. Some Disney fans have been jubilant ever since.
His appeal could be...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:03 PM
To television viewers, Andrew Zimmern of "Bizarre Foods" is known as that guy who'll eat anything. And he'd like Americans to give it a shot too. "Open up and expand your horizons, people!" said the James Beard Award-winning chef and author. "I am...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:37 PM
When Samantha Brown was growing up, her family took road trips to visit nearby relatives, but that was about it. So when she got the opportunity to work with the Travel Channel, Brown "realized that my input would be as a layman. I wasn't an expert...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Sean Brown and Doug Jones were brainstorming ideas for a signature burger to add to the menu at Players Bar & Grill in Woodstock when Brown, the restaurant's general manager, threw out a crazy idea.
"We were trying to figure out what we could put on a...