Posts Tagged ‘ Maine ’

The people of the Dawnland

Sep 9th, 2017 | By

Thousands of years before the explorers from Europe made their way to Maine, the Wabanaki or people of the Dawnland called this north eastern patch of the USA home



The lighthouses of Maine

Aug 21st, 2017 | By

Whatever option you choose, a holiday looking at lighthouses is probably not one that your neighbours will have enjoyed!



Saturday snippets: April 15th 2017

Apr 15th, 2017 | By
Windsor Bridge in Gibraltar

This Easter there are many visitor atractions re-opening as well as Tate St Ives, the new Museum of Iron at Ironbridge and Guernsey’s Little Chapel. Whatever you are doing, enjoy yourselves.



Maine’s lobster trap Christmas trees

Nov 1st, 2016 | By
Maine - lobster box Xmas tree

Rockland’s Christmas tree is 30 feet tall, built from 152 red and green metal lobster traps and ornamented with buoys decorated by local families. It’s capped with a five-foot tall illuminated fiberglass lobster.



Saturday snippets: 23th April 2016

Apr 23rd, 2016 | By

It’s St George’s Day and the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare. Even in Shakespeare’s day, his fame was widely known as a letter in the National Library of Wales shows. Two of his contemporaries are praised for having presented the public with treasure greater than the gold of Mexico in the Bard’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies of 1623. I mentioned last week the main celebrations in the UK today. Apparently, the only other purpose buil theatre in Shakespeare’s day outside London was in
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Saturday snippets: 19th March 2016

Mar 19th, 2016 | By

As easter approached, Adrian has a rather full column rannging from theme parks to gardens and from the new Glasgow Restaurant Festival to how some destinations just have some kitties to entice us to them.



Saturday snippets: 12th March 2016

Mar 12th, 2016 | By

From ITB in Berlin, Adrian reports on which destinations are in the ascendent and which are suffering. But it is Batman’s car and Maine lobster that attract his serious attention!



Saturday snippets: 31st October 2015

Oct 31st, 2015 | By

Adrian looks forward to the World Travel Market next week,, hears of a cure for post-holiday blues and wondres why more of us don’t know about WWI.



Saturday snippets: 20th December 2014

Dec 20th, 2014 | By
image of Stirling Castle

As the year nears it’s end, Adrian looks at holiday promotions that are under way or about to start but forgets to thank readers for putting up with his sometimes acerbic comments during the year!



The taste of America: part two

Nov 29th, 2013 | By

What does America taste like? Ahead of the classic American holidays of Halloween and Thanksgiving, award winning American food writer Coleman Andrews celebrates the most exceptional and delicious food products from across the United States with CD-Traveller readers



The taste of America

Nov 28th, 2013 | By

What does America taste like? Award winning American food writer Coleman Andrews celebrates the most exceptional and delicious food products from across the United States with CD-Traveller readers



Sailing out of the present and into the past: Maine’s windjammers

Dec 28th, 2012 | By

Irene Middleman Thomas and son sign up for a five day sailing trip, and catch the sailing bug in Maine’s picturesque Penobscot Bay



Where the experts holiday: Patricia Schultz, author of 1,000 Places to see before you die

May 6th, 2012 | By

Patricia Schultz, author of the newly revised #1 New York Times bestseller 1000 Places to See Before You Die, talks travel