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.

More great people and places

February 19, 2020

Grand Rapids, Michigan is known as Beer City USA with good reason. This medium sized mid-western town boasts over 80 craft breweries. One of our favorites is the MItten Brewing Company on the city's west side.

The Mitten is housed in the former Engine House #9. While it...

October 22, 2018

You enter an old factory building and walk up three flights of metal stairs that have seen better days. The cramped passageway opens onto the large, high ceiling, naturally lit, taproom of Rhinegeist Brewing. Located in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, th...

April 15, 2018

Colorado is well known for its craft breweries. New Belgium Brewing is arguably one of the best. They are located in Fort Collins about an hour north of Denver. While they make the beer here, the owners have done a great job in creating an environment where its fun to...

December 14, 2017

Imagine if you put together your tackiest friend and the person who goes the most over the top decorating for Christmas. That comes the closest to describing what the Broadway Bar in Grand Rapids, Michigan looks like during the Christmas season.

The Broadway has been a...

July 31, 2017

Along the Riverwalk it can be difficult to find a place that isn't Tex-Mex and margaritas. Luckily, the Esquire Tavern sets itself apart in one of the most touristy spots in Texas.

The San Antonio Riverwalk is a fun place to visit, but it is overloaded with tourists. Al...

January 17, 2017

Broadway Street in downtown Nashville is lined with bars featuring all manner of live music. At the end of the street, right along the Cumberland River, is Acme Feed & Seed.  This multi-level entertainment building gets its name from its former life as a feed store. To...

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