Home Authors Posts by Bob Taylor

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.

Myth Trivia: Five legends that are bigger than life

Today Myth Trivia looks at five well-known personalities to let you decide if they existed or were legends who managed a life of their own.

What is the purpose of a White House Correspondents Dinner

The Democrats have been in control of Washington, in some capacity, for so long they simply cannot deal with the idea of governing from second place.

Dine with the Mountain Man, Hans Odermatt of Montreux, Switzerland

His name was Hans Odermatt, and he was one of those people you never forget.

Battling ALS with high school classmates

Much as we may try to "pretend" we are immortal, we all know that we have lived more days on this earth than we have left.

Iranian-American leaves Islam, becomes a Christian

Oddly enough, despite more than forty years of hostility, Martin claims that Iranians have become the Muslim group that is most open to accepting the gospel of Christianity.

Myth Trivia: Put a feather in his cap and call him Marconi

Today as you drive around in the cocoon of your car or listen to soft sounds at your bedside at night, remember the name Marconi, for it was he who envisioned the radio.

Is Sharia law coming to a city near you?

As the tide of Muslim immigrants surges while European fertility rates fall, a demographic bomb is ticking toward detonation. It will end Western civilization.

Iran nuclear deal: Still not in the best interests of America

Obama termed the release of Iranian-born prisoners in exchange for five Americans as a "one-time gesture." And we are still paying the price for that.

Battling ALS with an electric wheelchair and retropulsion

Suddenly, for no reason, I stopped. Then, within seconds, I found myself uncontrollably walking backward into the rain without being able to stop myself.

An alternative route: Riding the trains with European rail passes

Is it just that we are unfamiliar with all that high-quality rail service offers, so we fail to consider an alternative to the automobile when traveling through Europe.

Top Photo Galleries

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.