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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.

Is Europe smothering under the weight of an Islamic invasion?

Muslim families are increasing in size, thus creating greater numbers of Muslims which, over the next few decades, will engulf the Western world before we even know what hit us.

Myth Trivia: Matters of life and death. Elvis, Madonna, more

Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth, Roy Chapman and Madonna all have August 16 in common. But for very different reasons.

‘Inspire’ magazine announces Al-Qaeda’s latest terror target

Al-Qaeda and ISIS are competing for attention. Now, Al-Qaeda if focusing on U.S. and European city subway systems.

USO airport lounges: An oasis for military personnel

The USO began just prior to America's involvement in World War II when President Franklin D. Roosevelt and it is still supporting our Troops here and abroad

Battling ALS: Creatively thinking outside the box

Each day with ALS is a transition. A new learning experience. Morphing from being able to do simple daily tasks into partial dependency is one of the hardest.

Lausanne’s Collection de l’Art Brut: Where Primitive Art flourishes

"Naïve Art" is now a fully recognized artistic medium and is represented in art galleries throughout the world, but particularly in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Myth Trivia: The little known story of Albert Goering

When the Nazis came to power in 1933, Albert Goering, unlike his brother Hermann, rejected the barbarism of the party and immediately turned away from it.

Is Sharia Law becoming the law in Paris, London and Berlin?

Everywhere you look there is an effort by politicians throughout Europe to bow to the wishes of growing Muslim populations, and at the cost of women's freedom.

Are travel visas to Europe on the horizon for Americans?

Chances are it is much ado about nothing, but travelers would be well advised to stay alert to the possibility of applying for a European visa in the future.

Battling ALS with John Grisham and Southern cooking

The Joe Martin ALS Foundation in Charlotte held a fundraising dinner with guest speaker John Grisham, author of "A Time to Kill", "The Firm", "The Pelican Brief". The gift to him creates a story, and link, between Grisham and my family.

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