51. Seeing Spain from a Luxury Train

We celebrated our wedding anniversary on one of the world’s most luxurious trains. The Transcantábrico Gran Lujo is Spain’s flagship and an elegant luxury hotel on rails. Starting with carriages … Continue Reading →


52. Buying or selling real estate in Spain

Spain is probably no different from other foreign countries where there are unique laws and things are done in ways that are unlike the ways they are done at home.  … Continue Reading →


53. Looking back over thirty years

We had Casa Loma for more than thirty years and grew to love the villa, our times there, the people we met, the country and the Spanish culture. There were … Continue Reading →



The Historic Morris Harvey House B&B

We stayed at this lovely home in Fayetteville W. Virginia in early June. It was all that we expected and more. The house is beautiful, our room with adjoining bath … Continue Reading →


Niagara Falls Canada – Beautiful and Ugly

Niagara Falls is one of the world’s greatest sights. The falls are magnificent and breathtaking. The Canadian side is considered to be more natural and attractive than the American side … Continue Reading →


Seeing Savannah

Seeing Savannah By Travels with John Towler  – July 22, 2018 331 My wife and I visited Savannah several years ago and liked it so much we decided to go … Continue Reading →


A Review of Katrina by James Frey

I was asked to review this book by its publisher Simon & Schuster however disliked it immensely. I found it trite and terrible. It was neither entertaining nor a pleasant … Continue Reading →


A Bad Experience at the Olde Pink House restaurant

We ate at this restaurant in Savannah, Georgia and wish we hadn’t. I am a travel writer and wanted to sample this place as it was highly recommended. It was … Continue Reading →


Dear Mrs. Bird

I liked this book very much. Although I think that it was written to appeal to women, I found it fascinating and enjoyable as a male. The author writes very, … Continue Reading →