The following is a guest post by Joeann Fossland. Check out her bio at the end. When we called my savvy 8 year old granddaughter and told her we were in Las Vegas, New Mexico…she said, “No, Grandma, Las Vegas is in California!” Her directional instincts were right for the better known Las Vegas….But, […]
The following is a guest post from Susan Stephens, check out her bio at the end. The cascade loop in Washington will bring you back to basics. You will gain a new appreciation for “leaving the grid”, for putting away your phone and just being in the moment. Out in the Pacific Northwest wilderness, the […]
Texas has over 90 State Parks and Nature areas. That’s a lot but not for a state as large as Texas. Although many people love to visit parks and nature areas, some shy at the notion of camping outdoors. When I was a kid we went camping all the time. I still remember pitching camp […]
Outside of trying to find affordable flights, the next biggest expense in travel is finding affordable hotel rooms. While you may not find a luxury hotel at dirt cheap prices here are a few tips that may help in saving you some money next time you book a hotel room.
You have seen all the photos on Instagram of beautiful beaches, pristine snowcapped mountains and iconic landmarks and you have decided to take the plunge and go away for a week or two. You then look at airfares, see the prices and decided instead to just stay home. Let’s face it, expensive airfares are […]
If you have done any air travel in the US recently then you may have noticed an increase in people traveling with Emotional Support Animals. Now I understand PTSD and at one time it applied mainly to people in the military who went through prolonged exposure to constant danger and traumatic events. Today the […]
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. […]
Whiskey isn’t just for cowboys bellying up to a bar in a western movie. If you are new to drinking whiskey then here is a little Whiskey 101 if you will to get you started.
I recently was invited to attend a whiskey tasting in Austin Texas sponsored by Whiskies of the World. Whiskies of the World sponsors six whiskey tasting events throughout the year in California, Texas and Georgia and showcases what else but whiskies from around the world along with local distillers from the surrounding area where the […]