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Bob Taylor

Bob Taylor
Bob Taylor has been travel writer for more than three decades. Following a career as an award winning sports producer/anchor, Taylor’s media production business produced marketing presentations for Switzerland Tourism, Rail Europe, the Finnish Tourist Board, Japan Railways Group, the Swedish Travel & Tourism Council and the Swiss Travel System among others. He is founder of The Magellan Travel Club (www.MagellanTravelClub.com) and his goal is to visit 100 countries or more during his lifetime.

The Panama Canal and St. Nichols, patron saint of travelers and sailors

St. Nicholas is the patron saint of travelers and sailors, both of whom find themselves at the Panama Canal.

Battling ALS: Becoming a Guinea pig for Radicava clinical study

With 18 little hunt and peck sessions to look forward to I can only hope that I am getting something that might help in the future and not the sugar water.

Myth Trivia: Washington to Carter – More presidential firsts

Ulysses S. Grant was the first candidate to ever run against a woman for president when Virginia Woodhull became the nominee of the Equal Rights Party in 1872.

The Muslim Brotherhood and the many faces of Islam

CAIR is the blandly inoffensive face of the Muslim Brotherhood in America, but the Brotherhood has many faces, and many children: Boko Haram, al Qaeda and more.

Les Ilets de la Plage, St. Barths: Great three-night hotel package

St. Barths has long been an oasis of solitude for luxury travel, making it a popular destination for celebrities and jet setters from around the world.

Poland argues immigration with France

A member of the Polish parliament has spoken out harshly against the French and their choice of former banker Emmanuel Macron saying they are surrendering to "globalist domination."

Myth Trivia: A most interesting list of U.S. presidential firsts

On this day, 140 years ago, President Rutherford B. Hayes installed the first telephone in the White House.

With Obama gone the Muslim Brotherhood is looking over its shoulder

Say what you will about the new regime, the Muslim Brotherhood in Washington today is nowhere near as secure under Donald Trump as it was with Obama.

Testing a new ALS drug, Radicava, the learning curve continues

A new drug, Radicava is being tested for FDA approval. It's not a cure, but they believe it will slow the disease's progression.

Ravello: Italy’s mountainside treasure has a view for every occasion

Of all the stunning places along the Amalfi Coast, Ravello arguably claims the most, and the best, panoramic vistas.

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Bound and Gagged with “Gurl Twelve”, bassist Trude Kobe

Trude Kobe was "Gurl Twelve", the powerful, ferociously captivating bass player in the seminal, explosive all female Boston punk band Bound and Gagged. As always, dear reader, proceed at your own risk.