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July 4 Salute to the U.S. Air Force

Culture Travel Tuesday

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Destination: Dayton, Ohio

Cultural Museum: National  Museum of the USAF

By Jessica Voigts

It’s a visual extravaganza of the history of flight, and the U. S. Air Force. It’s worth days of your time. It’s the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located in Dayton, Ohio. It’s the world’s largest and oldest aviation museum – and it is an extremely powerful experience. Continue reading July 4 Salute to the U.S. Air Force

Meet Jennifer Close: Family Travel Friday

Beignets in New Orleans
Remembering how much we love beignets in New Orleans

Jennifer Close–mom, educator, writer, traveler– who writes Two Kids and a Map, has agreed to write about family travel at least once a month for A Traveler’s Library.  Jennifer is the only one of the new contributors I did not know when we started our adventure, but she was recommended by a family travel writer I highly admire, Mara Gorman of Mother of All Trips.  Reading through Jennifer’s blog (and what a great name it has!), I knew that we were soul mates.  Her descriptions of her travels with her mother (follow links below) took me right back to family trips with MY mother. Her first entry here, about aquariums, was very popular with the readers and you’ll see as you read her answers below why she is such a great fit for A Traveler’s Library. Welcome aboard, Jennifer. Continue reading Meet Jennifer Close: Family Travel Friday

Queen to Play: A Tale of Chess in Corsica

Wednesday Matinee

Queen to Play

Destination: Corsica

Movie: Queen to Play

by Jane Boursaw

I knew right away I’d like Queen to Play, a French film set on the gorgeous island of Corsica. You geography buffs will know immediately where that is, but I had to look it up. Corsica is a mountainous piece of land in the Mediterranean Sea, located west of Italy, southeast of the French mainland, and north of the island of Sardinia. There’s a natural park on Corsica which includes the Scandola Nature Reserve, home to two endangered species, the mouflon and the Corsican red deer. Continue reading Queen to Play: A Tale of Chess in Corsica