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Duck Master Anthony Petrina
Chronological / Destinations / Tennessee / United States

The March of the Peabody Ducks

Every day, the Peabody Ducks leave their palace on the roof of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, waddle into an elevator, descend to the main floor, and parade along a red carpet to the hotel’s grand fountain under the tutelage of Anthony Petrina, the current Duck Master. Anthony is […]

Jules on his motorcycle
Alabama / Destinations / Food / IFWTWA Trips / United States

Peace Among The Grapes

As our group of travel writers waited to meet the owner of Jules J Berta Winery, a biker drove into the parking lot. He wore faded blue jeans, sunglasses, and a sleeveless vest over a short sleeve tee that did nothing to hide his tanned, muscled arms. “I’m Jules Berta. […]

Bloodless Bullfight Bravado
Chronological / Destinations / Food / Texas / United States

Bloodless Bullfight Bravado

Bloodless bullfighting peaked our curiosity. We telephoned the number posted on the brochure and spoke to Fred Renk. Fred once fought the toros bravos himself, but now he raises cows for breeding the “brave bulls” at his ranch in La Gloria, Texas. The bloodless bullfights are his way of testing […]

Inside The Palazzo/The Venetian, Las Vegas
Chronological / Food / Hotels & Resorts / Nevada / United States

Happy Feet in Las Vegas

We were in Las Vegas for an International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association conference at The Palazzo/The Venetian. Whether a person is in Las Vegas for a conference, for the shows, restaurants, glitz or gambling, the city cannot be truly experienced without a lot of walking. For three days […]