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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.

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.

Myth Trivia: How did you celebrate 420? It’s more than a police code

Regardless of what day of the year you pick, something important has always happened on that day. Maybe even on April 20.

Easter is a very tempting day for Islamic terrorism to erupt

Because of its importance to Christians, Easter Sunday is far more repulsive to a Muslim than Christmas.

Damn! VA disability recognizes Parkinson’s, but not ALS

The key to dealing with ALS is anticipation. Victims of the disease and their families need to plan ahead for whatever eventuality may be on the horizon.

Travel: Taormina, the Amalfi Coast of Sicily

Taormina is "the lifestyles of the rich and famous" Sicilian-style and one look around is all you will need to understand why.

Via Dolorosa: Where Jesus walked

Arguably the most meaningful thing a visitor can do in Jerusalem is to walk the Via Dolorosa in the footsteps of Jesus on the way to His crucifixion and burial.

Myth Trivia: Touring the wonderful world of diner lingo

Classic diners are rapidly disappearing from the American landscape. Along with their disappearance goes a unique language.

Is it possible to explain why Islamists are so filled with hatred?

Muslims have been fighting everyone for 14 centuries, but can we be sure they know what they want?

Today’s Middle East hot spots: Egypt and Syria

With ISIS doing its ISIS thing against Christians on Palm Sunday, the hotspot today it is Cairo.

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Fishing Western Tennessee Lakes is truly spectacular

Find great fishing in western Tennessee at Reelfoot Lake's stump garden, the expansive Pickwick Lake, the gorgeous Kentucky Lake, and the muskie haven of Cave Run Lake.