Category Archives: Travel Writing

Travelogue: The Ultimate Road Trip?

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I’ve always wanted to do an epic road trip. In the past, I have done that. My relocation from Northern Virginia to Madison, Wisconsin in 2000 was one. My failed attempt at a relationship … Continue reading

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Historiography: Fast Food For The Fast Crowd

TweetAll Photos by Randy Stern Fast food is bad for you. That is what a lot of medical professionals and organizations full of them say. Dietitians and health advisors tell us to stay away from fast food since it is … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Kansas City…With Car Folks!

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern When a road trip falls in your lap – not literally, mind you – do you simply go? I was presented with the idea of joining a group of friends/fellow car folks, taking a … Continue reading

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My Favorite Places to Stay – Part 2

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern When on business, you end up being sequestered in a hotel. Sometimes, that is not a bad thing. In fact, it is a good thing. When you check into a fantastic hotel, you want … Continue reading

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My Favorite USA Destinations – Part 2

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I do love to travel – that is, when I can. A couple of years ago, I began a list of of my favorite destinations. I limited the list to five: Austin, Texas; Chicago, … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Our Headquarters Is Your Headquarters

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Seriously, who does a travel piece on their own city of residence? Actually, such an article makes sense. You want tourists to visit the place you call home. You want them to come, stay, … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Detroit Revisited

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Twelve years ago, I arrived in Detroit for the first time. Being an automotive person, I felt that this city had been missing in my life. While the trip presented plenty of firsts and … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Knocking on “Death’s Door” (County)

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern The idea of a “romantic getaway” should be one where the locale and the company should be equally romantic. Let me back up for a moment and personal here. Yes, I am in a … Continue reading

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#MAMA18SR – The Experience of It All

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern In 2013, I arrived at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin confident, but nervous as I attended my first Midwest Automotive Media Association Spring Rally. Each year yielded its own experience – both … Continue reading

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Not The Turkey…or The Stuffing

Tweet 2017 Jeep Renegade Deserthawk – All Photos by Randy Stern What goes well with Thanksgiving? Turkey is a given. Some people substitute it with Tofurky, but others will tell those who eat it that it’s not what the Wampanoag … Continue reading

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