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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.

Myth Trivia: New Orleans salutes life and times of Tennessee Williams

Each March, New Orleans celebrates Tennessee Williams, the prolific American playwright who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning theatrical genius.

Trump hands Merkel a huge bill for NATO defense

Donald Trump may not know all about NATO, but he knows how to make a point, and he made one with Merkel that might have started an ice age. If you believe the news.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Muslim, explains Islam to a naive West

When Somalia-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks out against Islam, people on both sides of the controversy should listen.

Battling ALS and the VA: Where Semper Fi loses all meaning

Bob Taylor, a Marine Corp. vet is learning the meaning of Semper Fi when it comes to asking for medical and disability help from the VA. Marine Corp. recruit training was way easier. And you lived through it.

Myth Trivia: Potpourri of oddities to drive Mr. Ripley crazy

In today's column, we come up with our own "March Madness" as we charge ahead with some really "nutty" generic trivia.

In Italy, there’s no place like Rome, especially in springtime

When it is time for March to "go out like a lamb," April looms in Rome like spring training for travelers.

Islam is radical and until Islam reforms it will remain radical

We continue to separate Islam and "radical Islam" as if there is a difference.

San Fransisco 49er Dwight Clark now battling ALS

Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark announced Sunday night that he has officially been diagnosed with amyotriophic lateral sclerosis

Is “The End of Europe” on the horizon or will wiser heads prevail

Hillary Clinton's misadventure with the red Russian reset button may have been a cute "kicker", but it was a classic example of the ignorance that inexperienced diplomats can have on a global stage.

Battling ALS with help from a double-haloed angel

No matter how positive you are determined to be, doing the simplest of tasks can quickly turn into anger. And that's when those double-haloed angels step in.

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Gurl 8 Pat Hearn, Andy Warhol and New York’s art scene

Gurl 8 is a New York art and punk scene legend. And she died far too young. The following article includes images and language that some may find offensive.