The Martin’s Blog

Tom and Helen Martin hail from Springfield, OH.  This Blog was started in December 2007 to describe our travel and experiences before, during and after Tom’s Fulbright Scholar position in Sri Lanka.  We have continued it since then as a vehicle to update our family and friends on some of our life adventures.

Blog Travel Guide:

December 2014 – Fallen Timbers and Fort Miamis National Historic Sites OH

October 2014 – Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

August 2014 – 6 National Historic Sites and Fort Stanwix National Monument NY

May 2014 – Hot Springs NP, Padre Island NS and Palo Alto Battlefield NHP

March 2014 – Yosemite NP and National Monuments in Central CA

August 2013 – Natchez Trace Parkway

July 2013 – Cali, Colombia

June 2013 – Virgin Islands

March 2013 – CA Big Sur Coast and San Fran Vicinity

November 2012 – Mohican State Park, OH

August 2012 – Alaska

July 2012 – Hocking Hills State Parks, OH

May 2012 – OH to TX and Back – a National Battlefield, 2 National Military Parks, 3 National Historical Parks, a National Monument, the Alamo, San Antonio Riverwalk, the Highpoint of LA, a National Memorial, a National Historic Site and a Haunted House

March 2012 – San Francisco and Pinnacles National Park,  CA

October 2011 – Western PA National Memorials and Historic Sites

July 2011 – Alaska

June 2011 – Amish Country, OH

March 2011 – GA and FL National Seashores & Forts

Octrober 2010 – Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, NC

August 2010 – Kayak Pittsburgh

July 2010 – Belgrade, Serbia;   Budva, Montenegro;   Dubrovnik, Croatia

May 2010 – Southern IN

March 2010 – SE Arizona

February 2010 – Bahamas Cruise

December 2009 – Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, OH

October 2009 – Mt LeConte Smoky Mtns NP and Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, TN

September 2009 – Kayak Chicago

April 2009 – Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks, FL

March 2009 – Zion NP, Grand Staircase Escalante and Vermillion Cliffs NMs

August 2008 – Channel Islands National Park, CA

May 2008 – China

March 2008 – India

January – April 2008 – Sri Lanka

January 2008 – Egypt

December 2007 – Amsterdam


  1. Hi Tom – Finally……….reading your blog! Very interesting to see all the places you and Helen have visited. Take care.
    Your sister,

    • Must have been one helluva storm on Halloween. Joe

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