On the road

Making fresh trackz

craig_davis_aboutI get around. My 39 years as a sports journalist in South Florida have taken me all over North America and to assignments as distant as Western Australia. That has fueled my love for travel and desire for more.

Travel is not necessarily about venturing a great distance, it is about exploring, expanding horizons. I am fortunate that when home I am in one of the world’s premier travel destinations. I never take that for granted nor tire of fresh discovery, whether near or far. And it’s not just about the places, but about the people that make them distinct.

I have been a runner all of my life, and make a priority of running wherever I go. I learn the most about a place when I explore it on foot.

These are some of my favorite encounters along the way, with a preference for avoiding the well-worn paths.

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Craig Davis

Craig.craigslegz@gmail.com

2017 summer double feature: Return to Cape Cod

Whale watching: Provincetown prime spot for viewing humpbacks, fin whales and other whales.

Chatham charm: Influx of great white sharks only adds to popularity of outpost at the elbow.

Baseball All-Star Game now, then

Much changed with the Midsummer Classic from 1963 to 2017.

Rebuilding after Hurricane Irma

Fishermen in the Florida Keys pick up the pieces after direct hit from killer storm in September 2017.

Upheaval in Barcelona

Catalan capital copes with political conflict and terrorist attack

Sporting tour: Stadium Scenes

Check out a photo page of images from my travels as a sports journalist to some prominent ballparks and arenas.

Vintage tales: Good as new

Craigslegz debuts new category featuring memorable trips from the past under Good Old Stuff:

A father-daughter pilgrimage found a winning combination of baseball and beer in Boston in the summer of 2007.

Summer of 2015 special feature series

Craigslegz tours the western Mediterranean

First stop: Whirlwind tour of Italy, Spain, Mallorca and France leaves memorable montage of people, places.

Second stop: It’s amore at first sight on the Amalfi Coast.

Treasure in Mallorca: Soller train a trip back in time full of surprises.

Photo gallery: sights from the colorful Amalfi Coast.

More stories, photos coming soon!

Read all of the latest dispatches here.

Check out the latest Alien sightings.

Among other recent recent highlights:

Craigslegz returns to scene of Philadelphia Marathon 45 years later and finds the spirit of Rocky Balboa thriving and inspiring fitness fanatics.

Giant Pegasis statue and Cuban food highlight Kentucky Derby Day in South Florida.

Toronto’s quaint island airport a joy for travelers and oh, so Canada. It’s named for a World War I flying ace who fought the Red Baron.

South Florida band called The Flyers will rock your socks off with the Jimi Hendrix Fire Drill.

Return to Aspen: Getting lost in the woods on Snowmass Mountain is a real blast.

How do Canadians survive the endless winters? Pass the maple whiskey

New Blog page features quick stops in vastly different settings: Cpl. Klinger’s favorite in Toledo and an enchanting tea garden in West Palm Beach.

Track our Travel Alien

alieniconCraigslegz’s mascot is a three-eyed alien from the Toy Story films,
because when we travel we’re all aliens. See where he’s been and
look for the latest sightings here.

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