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The theme is music. The place is Tennessee. The goal, to see as much of it live as possible.
Starting in Memphis and following the ghost of Elvis throughout his life and musical career, our latest batch of reporting takes us on a grand tour of the musical cities of Tennessee. Memphis for blues and rock 'n roll; Nashville for country.…Continue
Added by Darryl Musick on January 13, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Flying with a wheelchair is a lot like playing the tables at Vegas. You throw the dice and hope for the best. Sometimes, it really does feel like a craps shoot.…
Added by Darryl Musick on May 25, 2013 at 5:53pm — No Comments
If you’re traveling in a wheelchair, getting around at your destination is a major concern. Yes, there are companies like Wheelchair Getaways that provide wheelchair accessible van rentals but they run around $100 a day, plus tax and mileage.
Luckily, one option is becoming more common in increasing areas of the…Continue
Added by Darryl Musick on April 26, 2013 at 9:08am — No Comments
Bouillabaisse in Nice; Schweinhocken in Munich; Leige waffles in Belgium; or even a gumbo from Lousiana. It may be hard to find that perfect ethnic restaurant in your neighborhood that makes it but you can always try to recreate it…Continue
Added by Darryl Musick on February 2, 2013 at 11:53am — No Comments
You all put your life on the line for us, now it's time for us to offer a bit of thanks. Many businesses offer discounts and freebies for veterans to coincide with Veteran's Day.
At The World on Wheels today, we've put together a list of high-quality free stuff that you veterans and…Continue
Added by Darryl Musick on November 7, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Preparing the first chapter of our new e-book, Golden State Eating, we did much first hand research. It's a tough job...I know...hitting bars from Sacramento to San Diego, searching for the perfect margarita, but someone's got to do it.
Along the way, we've had some pretty unspectacular versions. I swear, the one we had at a nationally famous rib joint had to have been…Continue
Some random thoughts about random events occurred to me today…
People ask me why I don’t like cruises or go on packaged tours. Then I wonder why people in my area with limited time continue to spend every vacation they have getting drunk in Vegas and losing all their money. I guess the answer for me is that I don’t travel to be pampered, act out, or see a…Continue
Beaches and wheelchair don’t usually mix. It’s very hard to get a 300 pound, electric wheelchair to move once it’s stuck in the sand. Some beaches have concrete or wooden ramps to the high-tide line but after that, you’re on your own. A few more beaches have special wheelchairs available for loan that a helper can use to get you to the water, but you can have a hard time finding anyone who knows…Continue
Added by Darryl Musick on November 1, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments