When I was invited to attend a press trip to experience Louisiana courtesy of North Louisiana and Natchitoches Convention and Visitors Bureau’s, highlighting historical sites, I jumped at the chance. Louisiana is a great place for historic travel. I have always been interested in visiting historical places. Whether it be an old European church […]
Are you planning on traveling to Houston Texas? If so here are some things you should know. Houston may not be the first place you think of when it comes to tourism in Texas but in 2015 H-Town had over 17 million visitors. A lot of things figured into that number. From conventions to […]
How dangerous is travel to foreign countries? Traveling to a foreign country can be exotic, adventurous and even life changing for some. Sometimes that life changing experience is good and sometimes not so good. I occasionally hear from readers about how dangerous certain countries are. For the most part those perceptions are not based on […]
Pack smart and only take what you need. Then unpack 20% of that. Expect things to go wrong because they will. Delayed flights, cancelled flights, bad weather and more are all part of traveling. Things are going to go wrong just pack a good book, fire up the computer or have a chat with […]
Whether you travel a lot or a little, these easy travel hacks and tips can save you money. GOOGLE FLIGHTS In 2011 Google bought ITA software which is used by major booking sites. While you cannot book the flight directly, there are advantages in using Google Flight to look for airfares. The software allows you […]
If you are planning an international trip there are several things you need to do in order to make your trip go as smooth as possible. Begin Your Planning Early I know people sometimes decide to take a trip somewhere and within a month or less they take off to some faraway place, I […]
Travel Gear and Gadgets
You don’t have to pack these travel accessories on your trip but why wouldn’t you? They don’t take up much room in your luggage and they make things a lot easier.
In an earlier post I talked about the 10 must have Android travel apps. This is part 2 of the article and will highlight 10 more apps that travelers will find useful.
While looking at the best Android Travel Apps for travel purposes there are so many to chose from. I decided to eliminate from the list city guides, hotel specific guides, airline guides and the major reservation sites. I also eliminated all specific discount Apps like AAA because not everyone is a member of such organizations. […]
Blogging and Writing Tips
I recently had a reader email me asking for advice on how to break into freelance writing. I sent her some information and thought maybe others might be interested so I decided to expand the information and write a blog post. Freelancing is tough but the good thing about it is anyone can do it. […]
Nobody cares what you did on Vacation. Unless you are writing your blog for your friends and relatives no one cares what you did on vacation. Instead they care what you experienced and want to read about the interesting things you encountered. Sound confusing? It can be, it just depends on how you present the […]