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New Travelers Roundtable Story on Tillamook Air Museum
posted on 1/25/2014

I talk to Lake Effect host Mitch Teich on 89.7 WUWM Public Radio Milwaukee about the spectacular Tillamook Air Museum, housed in a former military dirigible hanger, now the largest clear-span wooden structure in the world and a home for some of the world's rarest airplanes.

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Travelers Roundtable talks Holiday Getaway Ideas on WUWM's Lake Effect
posted on 11/30/2013

Lake Effect host Mitch Teich and I discuss close-to-home holiday getaways to Chicago, Lake Geneva and Elkhart Lake on The Travelers Roundtable.

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New Travelers Roundtable Segment on Detroit for WUWM Public Radio
posted on 9/13/2013

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Travelers Roundtable contributor Rob Bundy on his recent visit to Detroit.

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WINNER! 2012 Gold Award for Best Local News or Feature Website
posted on 5/18/2013

Since 2010, I've served as the travel editor of Third Coast Daily, and on May 17th, we won the 2012 Gold Award for Best Local News or Feature Website from The Milwaukee Press Club.




New Travelers Roundtable Essay on WUWM Public Radio
posted on 12/9/2012

"The themes of wishes, anticipation, dreams and fellowship are central to many of the holidays we’ll observe this month. All of these themes made their way into an encounter essayist and Travelers Roundtable contributor Robert Bundy had at a little bookstore one day, The Docent of the Travel Section.

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Romancing Queen Anne
posted on 10/1/2012

I have a new feature story on an 1880 Victorian kitchen lovingly updated for the 21st century.









Traveler’s Roundtable on WUWM - Toledo: Finding the Fourth Church
posted on 4/7/2012

New Traveler's Roundtable segment on Toledo, Spain for WUWM Public Radio Milwaukee's Lake Effect featuring an excerpt from my essay, Toledo: Finding the Fourth Church.

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New Travelers Roundtable: Washington's U Street Neighborhood
posted on 3/18/2012

New segment on Travelers Roundtable on WUWM Public Radio Milwaukee's Lake Effect. This week, an essay by writer Rich Herstek on Washington, D.C.'s U Street Neighborhood. 

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New Travel Feature on St. George Island
posted on 2/26/2012

St. George Island off the coast of Florida is a thin, 28-mile fingerling of land wrapped around an estuary as exotic and unspoiled as anywhere on Earth. 






Caroling at the Basilica
posted on 12/12/2011

I did a photo story on the Bel Canto Choir's Christmas concert at the Basilica for Third Coast Daily.


New Travel Feature on Osthoff Resort at Elkhart Lake
posted on 12/4/2011

The Osthoff Resort at Elkhart Lake is a great place to kick off the holiday season. Read the new story on Third Coast Daily.


New Travel Story on Cordoba
posted on 11/6/2011

Cordoba was once described as "the ornament of the world" by an awed 10th-century writer. This great Spanish city still inspires a sense of wonder in the visitor. You can read the story here.


New Travelers Roundtable Segment on a Hidden Gem in Scotland
posted on 10/24/2011

I introduce TR correspondent Rich Herstek who reads from his essay Scottish Soul Food for the latest installment of our Traveler's Roundtable on WUWM Public Radio's Lake Effect. 

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Toledo: Finding the Fourth Church
posted on 10/10/2011

New travel feature on Toledo, Spain for Third Coast Daily. You can read the story and see the slideshow here. You can also hear the radio segment about this story on WUWM Public Radio's Lake Effect here.


Feria Tale: Rice Festival in Arles
posted on 9/25/2011

New story today onThird Coast Daily about the Feria du Riz in Arles. You can read the story here.


New Travel Feature on Sky Knights of East Troy
posted on 9/11/2011

New story today in Third Coast Daily about skydiving with Sky Knights of East Troy, Wisconsin. You can read Falling into the Map here.


Visiting with New Orleans on Traveler's Roundtable, WUWM Public Radio
posted on 9/8/2011

In commemoration of the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, I talked with Mitch Teich on WUWM Public Radio Milwaukee's Lake Effect today and read an excerpt from my essay Visiting with New Orleans.

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Off to Spain
posted on 6/18/2011

I leave tomorrow to attend the International Sephardic Music Festival in Cordoba. I’ll be there for one week, and I’m also hitting some cities that I’ve visited before but love very much, including Toledo and Madrid. 


Walt Disney World on Traveler’s Roundtable on WUWM Public Radio Milwaukee
posted on 6/6/2011

Lake Effect host Mitch Teich and I talk about the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney World on WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio, and I read an excerpt from my essay, Letter to Walt.


Traveler’s Roundtable on WUWM: A Return to Frinton
posted on 4/16/2011

I convene the Traveler’s Roundtable on WUWM Public Radio Milwaukee’s Lake Effect, and a new segment aired today featuring famed poet/writer/reluctant pop star Martin Newell. Enjoy Martin’s stirring defense of Frinton-on-Sea, a charming, time-locked seaside town in Essex.

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Park City, Utah featured on WUWM's Traveler’s Roundtable
posted on 4/16/2011

I am the host of a new series on WUWM Public Radio’s Lake Effect called Travelers Roundtable, and the first entry in the series aired today and features Park City, Utah. You can also read the original story here.

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Winner! Silver Award for Best Columnist/Reviewer
posted on 4/6/2011

I just received word that I won the Silver Award for Best Columnist/Reviewer from The Parenting Publications of America for my regular column in Metroparent Magazine. Here is the official press release. Here are the judges’ comments:

Silver: Metroparent (WI); Robert Bundy, columnist

“Like a snappy tune, these music reviews offer parents a way to quickly scope out the latest in kids music offerings. With writing that mirrors the rhythm of its subject matter, this column is a service journalism winner.”



Winner! Gold Award for Best Travel Feature
posted on 3/6/2011

I just received word that I won the Gold Award for Best Travel Feature from The Parenting Publications of America. Here is the official press release. And here are the judges’ comments:

Gold: Metroparent Magazine (WI); Saving in St. Louis, Robert Bundy, writer/photographer
“This engaging piece delivers on its headline by highlighting great deals in St. Louis, painting vivid pictures of the attractions and whetting the reader’s appetite for novel cuisine. Best line: “if Willy Wonka had a museum, this is what it would look like. Go.”

To read the winning travel feature click here.



TCD Traveler Update: Cabin Fever cures
posted on 3/6/2011

This week on TCD Traveler we prescribe three very different winter getaways to cure your cabin fever. 


TCD Traveler: Golf Getaways & Timing your Mountain Time
posted on 2/13/2011

This week on TCD Traveler, we highlight an escape to a Florida golf resort, and answer reader questions about Park City, Utah skiing. 


Where was I?
posted on 2/6/2011

A new story on Park City, Utah debuts on Third Coast Daily tomorrow.

A feature on how to do Disney World with a toddler, preferably your own, runs in the March issue of Metroparent Magazine.

I also published a story on Merida and the Yucatan last month for TCD Traveler.

Finally, we’re about to launch a new radio travel segment, The Travelers Roundtable, on NPR affiliate WUWM Public Radio Milwaukee’s Lake Effect where I've been a contributing essayist since 2009. 



TCD Traveler Update: iPhone Apps for Travelers
posted on 11/28/2010

This week on TCD Traveler, we look at new iPhone apps that enable you to travel smarter-- and lighter-- than ever before. 



TCD Traveler: Getaway Gadgets
posted on 11/28/2010

This week on TCD Traveler, we look at stocking stuffers for the globetrotter in your life.


TCD Traveler Update
posted on 11/14/2010

This week on TCD Travelerwe answer a reader question on the Galapagos Islands, highlight sweet travel gear and recommend a terrific cultural festival right here in Milwaukee.




New Travel Feature on State-of-the-Art Spas in Las Vegas
posted on 11/6/2010

Spa Vegas, Nevada
Written & edited by Robert Bundy
Third Coast Daily


Fall Deals and Steals
posted on 10/17/2010

This week on TCD Traveler: Family fun in Lake Geneva, a Juniper harvest on Washington Island for Death's Door Spirits, a new iPhone app from TCD Traveler contributor Kevin Revolinski, and cool travel gear for families with small children.



New Travel Section/New Story
posted on 10/10/2010

Today Third Coast Daily launched a brand new travel section, TCD Traveler, and I am its new editor. The first story is Fire & Renewal in the Grand Tetons. You can read the article and view the accompanying slideshow here.




New Travel Feature on the 40th Anniversary of Disney World
posted on 4/1/2010

Toddling Off to Disney World
Story & photography by Robert Bundy
Metroparent Magazine


New travel feature on The Wynn Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas
posted on 5/1/2008

Wynning Combination 
Written and edited by Robert Bundy
Milwaukee Home & Fine Living Magazine