• Family Trip

    DONNIE JOHNSTON: Jamestown trip leaves family lost at sea | Local News

    The columnist’s family learned the hard way the ships on display at Jamestown weren’t the ones they were expecting to see. Jamestown—Yorktown Foundation BY DONNIE JOHNSTON THE FREE LANCE–STAR WITH SCHOOL on fall break, my daughter and her husband decided to take the kids on a long weekend trip to the Tidewater area. Specifically, the trip was a 10th birthday present for my granddaughter Adelyn, but my daughter also wanted to make this an educational outing. So the family motored to Yorktown to take in the various historical and recreational sites in the area. Since they were close, my 6-year-old  

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  • Best Tourist Spot

    The Best Things to Do in Louisville, According to a Local

    Loading Something is loading. Louisville is perhaps best known for hosting the Kentucky Derby and making baseball bats, but there’s plenty to explore beyond that. As someone who was born and raised in the city, I’ve spent my life popping in and out of museums and dining at some of the best restaurants. Here’s a list of must-visit hotels, sites, and restaurants from across Louisville. Things to know before you go The Ohio River. Emma Rubin COVID-19 PROTOCOL: There are no formal travel restrictions in Louisville or in Kentucky. But with the Delta variant surging, the city is experiencing high  

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  • Camping Holiday

    Holiday like a local: Five of the best camping regions in Germany

    Germans are renowned for their love of nature. And it’s no wonder – with sprawling nature reserves, soaring mountain ranges and expansive heaths, Germany has a lot to offer. So what better way to explore the outdoors than pitching up a tent? Here are five unmissable camping areas that draw Germans (and a growing number of foreigners) in.  The Black Forest You’ve probably heard Germans gushing about how scenic this particular spot is, so there’s no way it could be omitted from this list. The Black Forest (‘Schwarzwald’ in German) is located in south-west Germany, in the state  

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