Alaska Grand Slam tour

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Grizzly scratching his back in a pothole in Denali.

Alaska’s early settlers called the vast terrain “Alyeska,” derived from the Aleut word meaning “the great land.” Its rugged wilderness and pristine waters have long since been a playground for outdoor recreationists and anglers, and now more than ever, our nation’s largest state has become a bucket list destination for travelers…Read more in The Tennessean

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Alaska: scenery, wildlife, adventure

sunrise Mount Denali

Mt. Denali

A land of massive mountains, glaciers and wilderness, Alaska is attracting record-breaking numbers of visitors. Nature lovers and adventure seekers, alike, come to experience authentic Alaska and delve into its rich heritage…Read more in DeSoto Magazine

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Scottish Splendor

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Alladale Reserve

Scotland beckons with medieval castles, world-famous whisky and golf. Equally alluring are the colorful traditions of bagpipes, tartans and tweeds. But the best-kept secret is in discovering Scotland’s tranquil beauty—from misty lochs and hidden glens to craggy …read more in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles.

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Switzerland: mountaintop glory

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Brienzer Rothorn

Our 10-day journey began from Zurich as six of us traveled by train to the Engadin Valley in eastern Switzerland, then to the well-known central regions of Lake Lucerne and Interlaken. Most of Switzerland is easily accessible by public transport including train.. read story in Bristol Herald Courier.

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Switzerland: When the cows come home

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Le Desalpe

If you travel in Switzerland in autumn, you’ll likely see or hear about the best known of Swiss mountain traditions – the alpine cattle descent. When the cows come down from high summer meadows to valley farms, the seasonal trek…read story in Bristol Herald Courier

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