When I was a kid, my family lived in Belgium. My father was stationed at SHAPE in the ’80s, and when I wasn’t having nightmares about the Fulda Gap or “The Day After,” we traveled all over Europe.
Situated near the top of an impressive hill overlooking the small town of Oestrich-Winkel, Germany, and the Rhine River, Schloss Vollrads is a medieval and renaissance palace complex that is now gaining renown as a producer of good Riesling.
If you’re the last to board, then the chances increase that cabin crew will make you gate-check your carry-on bag if the bins are filled by those who boarded ahead of you.
We’d entered this untamed forest by a path created not by the park service but worn into the ground by the footsteps of those who went in before us — some of whom never came out.
Each year during the week leading up to Halloween, Building 2283 on Kadena Air Base becomes a focal point for tour groups visiting spooky sites on Okinawa.
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