Tom is an award winning producer/director. He is a long distance cyclist and avid basketball and volleyball player. He blames his love of traveling on his parents.


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The Path Less Chosen

Travel that's just a bit off the beaten trail.

 "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."

- St. Augustine

Getting from point A to point B by foot, bicycle, kayak, or some other non-motorized means.

Interesting destinations that make you want to linger, overnight or for several days.

Things that make the journey worthwhile, whether it's a brew pub or the perfect spot to watch the sunset.

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August 8, 2017

What makes a pool one of the best in the world? One could argue that it’s the size, or the décor, or the view, or the people that hang out there. But the main purpose of a pool is to get in the water. So the best pools would be those with the best water. Based on those...

February 6, 2017

Death Valley. The name doesn’t exactly conjure up an inviting vacation destination. Most people think of Death Valley as very hot, very dry and very remote. While all this is true, it is also quiet, starkly beautiful and about as far off the beaten path as you can get...

January 16, 2017

 Photo by Cindy Holzgen

It’s known as Big Blue to the locals and it is both big and very, very blue. Lake Tahoe straddles the California and Nevada border southwest of Reno. The alpine lake is high, deep, cold and gorgeous. The Caribbean blue waters are surrounded by mo...

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