Click here to take a tour of the eye-popping colorful blooms at the Tyler Rose Garden.
Click here to watch exotic butterflies fly free throughout the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
Click here to watch highlights from my kayaking trek in northern Arkansas.
Rain or shine, the Lower Mountain Fork River near Broken Bow, Oklahoma is an exciting adventure in a gorgeous setting. Click to watch.
Click here for a fascinating look at marine life at the Dallas World Aquarium.
Caldwell Zoo in Tyler, Texas recently welcomed two new African elephants to its family of more than 3,400 animals from around the world. The 85-acre park first opened to visitors in 1953 and has grown considerably in the decades since. Open seven days a week, the zoo is an ideal destination for families, school groups,…
Leave your Carabiners, harnesses, and belay devices at home, because climbing a mountain is possible for beginners in Central Arkansas. Reaching the summit of Pinnacle Mountain, located northwest of Little Rock, is challenging to the say the least. But little more than sturdy shoes, appropriate clothing, and perhaps a bottle of water is needed to…
Hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese spend their winters in the pristine marshes and prairies of Southwest Louisiana. Located at the confluence of two of the four major North American flyways, the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is a 180-mile journey through one of America’s ‘Last Great Wildernesses,’ according to the Lake Charles Convention…
The Columbia River Gorge is spectacular canyon where the Columbia River cuts through the Cascade mountains in western Oregon. Click here to see my favorite photos.
Click here to admire the Fall colors in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge.
Click here to watch Oregon’s iconic Haystack Rock disappear in the coastal fog.
Click here to take a tour of the memorial dedicated to the Americans who served during World War II.
Click here to see how rainy night turns Hong Kong’s urban jungle into a serene setting.
Click here to enjoy the view from Hong Kong’s Victoria Peak, the island’s most popular destination.
Forty years after the start of China’s reform and opening up to the world, Dongguan, located along the Pearl River Delta, has emerged as one of the country’s most important manufacturing centers. The country’s tenth largest city is home to more than 30 thousand businesses, including many with a focus in the manufacturing of electric…
China’s ambitions in technology leadership could rely heavily on the success of projects the newly-opened China Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS), the first neutron source facility in a developing country. Only six such research facilities exist, including others in the U.S., Japan, U.K., Switzerland, and Sweden. The 1,000-acre government-funded complex is located in Dongguan City, the…
Click here to watch a colorful sunrise over one most important manufacturing hubs in China.
Click here to listen to an impromptu concert outside the Zhuhai Opera House.
As one of China’s three most populous cities, Guangzhou is a significant manufacturing and transportation hub, as well as a popular tourist destination. The city’s attractions draw more than 100 million visitors each year, many flocking to the Canton Tower. At 1,969 feet tall, it’s the tallest tower in China and third tallest in the…
As the world’s third most-populous city, getting around in Beijing takes some planning. For example, the city’s 21 million residents are only allowed to drive their vehicles in designated sections of the city. In an effort to curb pollution, a system is also in place to regulate which days certain drivers can hit the road….
One of the oldest and best-preserved sections of the Great Wall of China is located about two hours outside Beijing. Construction began at Mutianyu in the sixth century BC and much of it was rebuilt in the mid-1500s. Leaders from each of China’s six kingdoms built sections of the wall, totaling more than 15 thousand…
Click here to tour the Temple of Heaven, a complex of religious buildings in central Beijing.
The Forbidden City, which was China’s imperial palace from 1420 to 1912, is now open to the public. Click here to look around.
Long-haul flights on an economy-class budget may not be as miserable as they’ve become for many airline passengers. By the end of the year, all three U.S. legacy carriers will offer a premium economy experience on international flights. For a fraction of the cost of First or Business Class fares, travelers can expect enhanced seating…
Home to beautiful beaches and the oldest city in the country, Florida’s ‘First Coast’ is popular destination. Click here to see more!
Click here to watch a peaceful summertime sunset at Ponte Vedra Beach in northeast Florida.
Chicago is a vibrant city — a collection of neighborhoods, each with their own flare and feel. Click here to explore the Windy City.
The meandering Caddo River in Glenwood, Arkansas is a serene Summertime getaway. Click here to watch.
Click the here to view the wildflowers in bloom at Briarwood: Caroline Dormon Nature Preserve.
The Wisconsin State Capitol features the only granite dome in the United States. Click here to take a look around.
Click here to watch a spectacular time-lapse of the city lights over Dallas, Texas.
Click to watch a time lapse of the short flight between Tyler and Dallas, Texas.
Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas Eve from the boardwalk in my picturesque hometown, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
As I stepped off the platform onto my train to the Frankfurt Airport, my world seemed to transform into a slow motion flood of memories. After three weeks in Germany as a fellow with the RIAS Berlin Commission, this life experience had just become my standard by which all others will be measured. Gazing out…
Since 1927, Natchitoches, Louisiana has hosted one of the oldest community-based holiday celebrations in the country. Click here to watch fireworks from the 2017 Christmas Festival.