To Denver for the 2021All-Star Game

To Denver for the 2021All-Star Game

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Watch your step! You don’t want to miss taking a selfie when you are exactly a mile high, 5,280 feet — on the 13th step of the west side of the State Capitol Building (check out the Gold Dome!) in downtown Denver. That’s why, of...
Safely visiting the national parks

Safely visiting the national parks

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Got your bear spray? If you are heading to a western national park this summer — say Glacier or Yellowstone, you should be carrying some bear spray in your backpack and know how to use it. Already last month, a man hiking on the...
Good To Have a Plan B – Authentic Jamaica

Good To Have a Plan B – Authentic Jamaica

By Eileen Ogintz FALMOUTH, Jamaica — Aeon Cummings, by all measures, has made his Jamaican parents and grandparents proud—select college and business school in the U.S., top jobs with Fortune 500 companies, a beautiful family and house in suburban Connecticut....
Celebrating Earth Day safely all spring

Celebrating Earth Day safely all spring

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency How much do you care? As we begin to travel again (safely), many of us are paying more attention to the environment. Can you afford to go to Antarctica before more ice melts? The Galapagos Islands? Should you seek out...
Celebrating courageous women and girls whenever you travel

Celebrating courageous women and girls whenever you travel

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency What should she say? What should she wear? Naomi Wadler had just one day to decide what she would say to thousands of people when she was asked to speak at the 2018 March for Our Lives march to end gun violence in Washington,...
Calling all dino lovers

Calling all dino lovers

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Boy or girl? They may be the most complete T. Rex ever found — and one of the world’s most studied fossils since being discovered in South Dakota in 1990 — but scientists still don’t know whether SUE, named for Sue Hendrickson...