Wiltshire England: Ancient, beautiful, mystical by Patrice Raplee

Wiltshire England offers charming towns but it is also home to Stonehenge and nearby Avebury. This guide shares the history and is a guide to very special Wiltshire

Travels With My Hat Excerpt: May you Never be Tired by Christine Osborne

Commissioned to write a book on Pakistan in 1980, Osborne spent eighteen months criss-crossing the country from the rugged Northern Areas to the Arabian Sea. In autumn 1981 she began researching the eastern province of Sindh -- Sindhu in Sanskrit -- where the mighty Indus River reaches the delta. This is an excerpt of Christine Osborne's memoir

Traditions in Chile's Archipelago of Chiloé Curanto Cooking and Palafitos Houses on Stilts by Vickie Lillo

I'm not a fish lover by nature, but we have come to this lovely island of Chiloé specifically for the local specialty, el curanto. And the houses are unusual too.

Touring Fire Mountains: Timanfaya National Park, Lanzarote by Bobbie Green

You can do many tours from your cruise ship (and do-it-yourself) in the Canary Islands, but instead, leave the city of Accerife and visit the Fire Mountains. Read more about Mountains of Fire, camels, and some fine wine.

Hands On New Mexico: Creating art in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos by Neala McCarten

New Mexico may be one of the USA's least known states but its laid-back, quirky, and artistic vibe draws visitors and new residents. Part of being artistic destination is not only a host of galleries, and street art (although New Mexico has both) but being able to experience art first hand, by creating it.

Seven Secrets of Chennai: More than South India's cultural capital by Shobha Sriram

Ever heard of hanging gardens of hot Chennai? Neither had I, despite living most of my life in the south Indian metropolis. But all that was to change when Meri again stepped into the city this winter. Read about the Secrets of Chennai.


From Arizona to Wisconsin: Sea to Shining Sea


Exploring the Fabled and Diverse Orient and More


Paradise in the Atlantic


Sophistication, Charm, History


Gorgeous Landscapes, and Cosmopolitan Cities


Mexico Will Surprise You

Central and South America

From the Heat of the Equator to the Chill of Antarctica

Egypt and the Middle East

Dolphins in Oman to New Testament in Israel


Temples of the Nile and safaris in the Bush

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Off the Beaten Path

This Just In...

Read more about offbeat eating in Springfield Illinois at https://www.offbeattravel.com/tji-offbeat-dining-springfield-illinois.html

Four Offbeat Dining Delights in Springfield, Illinois

Springfield's dining scene is eclectic, with plenty of upscale eateries, farm-to-table restaurants and national chains. But the city that Abraham Lincoln loved also has its fair share of quirky food traditions Read more about Sousa Archives and Center at https://www.offbeattravel.com/tji-sousa-center-american-music.html

Sousa Archives and Center for American Music Highlights and Exhibits

From the deep blues of Luther Johnson, to life of the great John Phillip Sousa, the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music highlights those who pioneered the styles and sounds that greatly influence the music culture we know today.

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	 https://www.offbeattravel.com/tji-mother-road-festival-springfield-route66.html Celebrate the Route 66 Mother Road Festival

The streets of Springfield come alive with the rumble of engines from hot cars, cool trucks, vintage motorcycles, street rods, customs and everything in between. Head to Springfield in September for the Route 66 Festival

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