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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February 24, 2018

Located in the heart of the Tuscany region, Siena has been called Italy's loveliest medieval city. It is wonderful place to spend a couple days enjoying the area's "la dolce vita".

The center of the city is Piazza Il Campo, a large plaza surrounded by buildings built in...

January 14, 2017

Winter brings cold winds off of Lake Michigan for the residents of Chicago. So where’s the best place for Christmas shopping? Outdoors, of course, specifically the Christkindlmarket in the Chicago Loop.

Christkindlmarket is a traditional German-American holida...

January 14, 2017

The northern portion of the lower peninsula of Michigan is blessed with a unique climate. The proximity of Lake Michigan to the western side of the area moderates the weather. This allows for a variety of grapes to be grown in what might otherwise be an inhospitable cl...

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