Category Archives: Travel Writing

Historiography: Of Thanksgivings Past

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern The Holidays can be both exhilarating and exhausting. It can also be joyous and frustrating. It is a collision of comfort, joy, and all other feelings, emotions, and memories. The stretch from November towards … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Finding Fall Colors

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Minnesota is a blessed state. The past 14 years have shown me a lot through every sub-zero winter day, every humid summer day, and every time the temperatures begin to rise in the spring … Continue reading

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Travelogue: The Road To/From #MAMA18FR

Tweet Over there…is Chicago. – All Photos by Randy Stern Normally, I would talk about the journey to the Midwest Automotive Media Association Fall Rally. Well…what about the journey from it? Rather, let’s talk about the entire journey…

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Travelogue: Twenty-Seven Hours for Twenty-Two Years

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I left the San Francisco Bay Area in 1996. I never returned. Until now. Over the past 22 years, I tried my best to remember the good times and forget the rest. It was … Continue reading

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Travelogue: The Ultimate West Coast Road Trip?

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I looked east because I had to. Yet, I grew up out west…Reseda, to be exact. So, why can’t I figure out an epic road trip out west? I never did a road trip … Continue reading

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SlashMedia Takes Asia – Part 1

Tweet Josh, Veronica, and Rezal at the 2018 Twin Cities Auto Show – Photo by Randy Stern V&R’s friends and collaborators, slashMedia, are on an adventure right now in Asia. One of the crew is actually getting married (Rezal) in … Continue reading

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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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