San Francisco - can you top it? UPDATED

By Sharon Spence Lieb

Special to the Moultrie News

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 10:39 a.m.

My boyfriend Kenny Baker had loved visiting San Francisco twice. “Now I want to show you what I love about this great city,” he told me. …

My sweet home Chicago UPDATED

Special to the Moultrie News

Friday, February 15, 2013 10:14 a.m.

During a 1939 lecture, architect Frank Lloyd Wright told his audience, “Eventually I think that Chicago will be the most beautiful city left …

Visit to Georgia Aquarium worth trip to Atlanta UPDATED

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 12:59 p.m.

If you’re heading to Atlanta – and it seems as if almost everyone east of the Cooper heads there fairly frequently to visit children, grandchildren …

Enjoy luxury and outdoor fun in Spokane

Monday, January 14, 2013 2:40 p.m.

In my opinion, Spokane, Wash., is one of America’s most fun-loving cities. Soft adventure is right outside your luxury hotel. Raft the serene Spokane …

Wayfayers offer strolling and eating tour through Provence

Monday, January 14, 2013 2:40 p.m.

“Seating themselves on the greensward, they eat while the corks fly. There is talk, laughter, merriment, perfect freedom. The universe is their …

Are you a bioluminescent babe? UPDATED

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Usually I'm the first landlubber to hop off the ship, as soon as it docks. But on this particular afternoon, I watch 300 Holland America passengers …

The gentle giants of Cancun UPDATED

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 12:01 a.m.

A really big fish A full yellow moon rises over the shimmering turquoise Caribbean. At dawn, no one strolls the ivory beach. No one splashes in the cerulean pools. But out in the deep, the largest fish on Planet Earth are waking. Two hours later, onboard a Solo Buceo dive boat, our guide Gabriel hands out life jackets, masks, snorkels and fins. …

Wakulla means land of mysterious waters UPDATED

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Thirty years ago I had an unusual writing assignment. A Singapore guidebook publisher asked me to drive the entire state of Florida and write a 70, …

Globetrotters: Pittsburgh Power UPDATED

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 12:01 a.m.

In the 1870s, Andrew Carnegie founded the Carnegie Steel Company. By the 1890s, Pittsburgh was supplying most of the world's steel, and Carnegie's …

Tallahassee: A food lovers delight UPDATED

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Living in Charleston, we're lucky to enjoy Planet Earth's freshest, most delicious foods. But don't we love gourmet treats in other towns? Try a …

Planet Earth's largest fish UPDATED

Friday, May 4, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Off Cancun Mexico, we hop into a tiny fishing boat with guides from Solo Buceo Dive Adventures. Cruising along the 420-mile Mayan Reef, we're hoping …

A Date With Our Captain UPDATED

Monday, April 9, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Sailing from Phuket Thailand to Singapore An invitation is slipped under our cabin door. "Star Flyer Captain Juergen Mueller-Cyran, requests the …

Splendid Sonora, Mexico UPDATED

Friday, March 16, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Sonora, Mexico's second largest state, takes her time in revealing her treasures. Arriving in Hermasillo, "The City of the Sun," we spend an …

Take a walk on the wild side in Manitoba UPDATED

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Churchill, in Manitoba Canada, is known as "The Polar Bear Capital of the World." On my flight aboard Calm Air, I relax with the onboard magazine, …

Bountiful Beautiful: America's Inland Northwest UPDATED

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Warren and I have always wanted to visit eastern Washington and northern Idaho. So off we went, on a 300-mile culinary odyssey through "the Inland …

A paradise called Palau UPDATED

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 12:01 a.m.

What if you could dance with giant manta rays? Pet friendly jellyfish? Wave hello (and goodbye) to black tipped reef sharks? Fasten your seat belts …

St. Simon's Island: Great vacation get-away UPDATED

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Just about four hours south of the Lowcountry, between Savannah and Jacksonville, is a little slice of paradise that quite a few people may have …

Over the top adventures at Atlantis Resort UPDATED

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Climb up a towering Mayan Temple and swoosh down a seven-story water slide. Snorkel with reef sharks and giant manta rays. Hug a friendly dolphin at …

Asheville's Grove Park Inn UPDATED

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 12:01 a.m.

The Grove Park Resort Inn and Spa is just five hours north of Charleston. Treat yourself to a relaxing get-away at this elegant member of the Historic Hotels of America. Plan a long weekend playing 18-hole golf, indoor/outdoor tennis, browsing artful boutiques and dining on fabulous cuisine. The outdoor terrace rocking chairs are perfect for …

Andrew's famous conch salad UPDATED

Monday, September 19, 2011 12:01 a.m.

When Bahamian Byron Glinton describes why he loves Abaco Island, he becomes poetic. 'Sheets of flying fish, giant winged frigates and graceful …

Huntsville, Alabama: Rocket launch to space camp UPDATED

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 12:01 a.m.

At U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, I joined a group of adults and kids fascinated by space and aviation. Who knew all the kids in my …

Globetrotter wins travel writing awards UPDATED

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Congratulations to our Globetrotters writer Sharon Spence Lieb, who won the first-place prize for Best Online Consumer-Oriented Travel Article for her Jetset Extra article "Looking for Captain Cook: Penguins, Icebergs, and a World Famous Explorer." The prize was awarded by the Atlantic-Caribbean Chapter of the Society of American Travel Writers …

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On Vacation – Washington, D.C. UPDATED

Wednesday, April 23, 11:43 a.m.

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