Back to the (Miami) Beach – but not all for fun & sun

The day before leaving on a trip is always an exciting one. Oh sure, it’s a busy one, too! Bags to pack, papers to organize, last minute details (did anybody do a “mail hold”?), and endless lists of things not … read more


#Travel140: This shoud be your first STEP when traveling abroad

#Travel140 #TravelTip: Every trip abroad for Americans should start with the same important STEP. When planning a trip abroad, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the destination, and the seemingly endless list of tasks to tick … read more

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Got that Best Western Vib Going On

Do you remember the Oldsmobile ads of the 1980s, when the brand was trying to position itself as being relevant to today’s driver? “Not your father’s Oldsmobile” was the tag line. (Sadly, the mid-1980s Oldsmobile did not compare to my … read more

Travel "To Do" List

German Holidays Meet River Cruising on Our Travel To Do List

Every year we compile a wish list. Everything goes on that list, from new computers to extravagant coffee beans, to even more extravagant travel dreams. Some things are very obtainable, like a holiday trip to Germany that we somehow still … read more


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Jerome, Arizona: The Wickedest Town in the West!

America’s desert southwest is an unforgiving place. Between scorching summers and frigid winters, with too little rain in either, life is challenging. There are reminders of failed attempts all around, from cow skulls and cactus skeletons, to rusted-out cars in … read more


The Road to Hana: A Photo Gallery

It’s true, we went a little bonkers with the cameras on the Road to Hana. But who could blame us? It’s only one of the most picturesque road trips in the whole world! We hope you enjoy our snapshots! You … read more