Discover New Zealand Northland on a self-drive tour of the Twin Coast ...
After a brief stopover at the marina for a fish 'n' chips lunch and a tour of Claphams National Clock Museum – home to some of the quirkiest clocks in the world including one that travels backwards or anticlockwise through time – I continue north to ...
July 17, 2015
Southwest Germany Defies Old Images of Germany
Baden-Württemberg drinks more wine than beer, and markets itself under the name Southwest Germany in the U.S. Southwest Germany initiated its own travel agent specialist program, called Cuckoo Training. The state's tourism assets fit nicely into ...
June 17, 2015
Germany's Black Forest: Dark woods and mushrooms
Triberg also boasts three claims to fame: cuckoo clocks, Black Forest cake and Germany's highest waterfalls. The waterfall trails were busy with visitors watching the Gutach river plunge in seven cascades, over 160 meters (525 feet) into the valley ...
April 26, 2015
Inviting Black Forest is anything but bleak
Triberg also boasts three claims to fame: cuckoo clocks, Black Forest cake and Germany's highest waterfalls. The waterfall trails were busy with visitors watching the Gutach River plunge in seven cascades, more than 525 feet, into the valley below ...
May 10, 2015
Germany's Black Forest: Dark woods, mushrooms and the inspiration for Grimms ...
All Sports · Amateur · Auto Racing · Blue Bombers · Curling · Football · Goldeyes · Golf · High School · Hockey · Horse Racing · Jets · MLB · NBA · Soccer. Travel. All Travel · Africa · Asia · Canada Triberg also boasts three claims to fame: cuckoo ...
April 21, 2015
Dark woods, mushrooms and the inspiration for Grimms fairytales
Triberg also boasts three claims to fame: cuckoo clocks, Black Forest cake and Germany's highest waterfalls. The waterfall trails were busy with visitors watching the Gutach river plunge in seven cascades, over 160 metres (525 feet) into the valley ...
April 23, 2015
A Drive Back Through Time in Germany's Black Forest
I recently inherited the ornate cuckoo clock they bought as a souvenir and their copy of “The Motor Routes of Germany,” published by Black's Guides. The clothbound book, full of watercolor illustrations and road maps, is copiously annotated in a small ...
October 22, 2014
TERRY PRONE: Sight of a Garda uniform gets me all hot and bothered every time
Wouldn’t have thought that was a daily happening, but some people have a high anxiety level ... The guy behind that ridiculous cuckoo clock window they have was perfectly pleasant, but the last time I was there, I inadvertently parked in one of the ...
July 13, 2015
The Latest: Rosenthal likely out for All-Star Game; flair up
San Diego outfielder Justin Upton had a red and black sleeve. Many of the players that have ... Greg Dutton is the principal of Queens Metropolitan High School in Forest Hills. He is getting ready for his first Panasonic New York City Triathlon.
July 12, 2015
The Third Man and the Authority of Chief Compliance Officers
Martin arrives after a funeral for Lime and finds out that Lime was dealing in the black market. Martin searches for Lime ... while 500 years of peace in Switzerland produced the Cuckoo Clock. Finally, is the haunting musical score of Anton Kara’s ...
July 9, 2015
Cheese & Chocolate, Castles & Culture! How to Find More Fun with Less Fuss in Europe
In storybook-like Breisach, amid the Black Forest, a life-size cuckoo clock dances outside a marketplace filled with these intricately carved timepieces. Also watch glassblowers sculpt delicate art and... ...indulge in world-famous, decadent Black ...
July 9, 2015
Guest Opinion: Oregon's forests were born to burn
A fire does not destroy a forest; rather, it simply resets nature’s clock as it has been doing for millennia ... In some places, within a large fire, there will be both small and large patches of high-intensity burns where most or all trees are killed.
July 4, 2015
Pocono Outdoors: The forest fights back
However, to the trained ear of a birder, the unmistakable call is from a mysterious bird called a black ... Forest caterpillar hunters will attack a variety of other caterpillar species, but are most abundant where populations of gypsy moth caterpillars ...
July 4, 2015
Golfer hit by lightning 30 years ago, family stays strong
John Sullivan was 17 and preparing for his senior year at Marlette High School when he was struck by ligntning during a tournament at Forest Akers Golf Course on July 15, 1985. His family continues to provide his around-the-clock care for him at their home ...
July 3, 2015