Five Exceptional Adventures For Those Traveling Solo
Beyond The Box
The first thing you need to figure out if you’re traveling solo regards your means of travel, and the “when”. It is December the 14th as of this writing. In about three or four days, Holiday commuters will clog roadways, airports, bus stations, and trains—in a lot of places this is happening already. If you don’t plan in advance, you could find yourself in the lurch—here are five holiday traveling tips.
Once you’ve got your travel ironed out, it’s ...
Traveling The World On Your Terms
Escaping The Rut
You’re in a rut. You’re tired. Life doesn’t have the zing it did before, and in the back of your mind, you think it never will again. But you’re wrong. You know how you get out of a rut? You realize you’re in one, and make a concerted effort to change. You may think you’ve seen everything. That’s just depression prompting you into complacency.
Proof positive: have you ever been to Australia? Yes? How about Antarctica? Alaska? Russia? Hawaii? The ...
13 Ghost Tours in America
Image by Carmina Ahmed
Halloween is around the corner and just about everyone is thinking ghost, goblins, and things that go bump in the night. Admit it or not most of us have thought about supernatural and paranormal things. Many of us jump at the sound of creaking floors when we're alone late at night, I know I do!
Whether you're a true believer or a skeptic we all want to be just a bit "spooked" during the Halloween season. We visit haunted houses, watch scary movies, ...
America’s Most Haunted Hotels
My cousin recently told me that the only thing his 7 year old daughter wanted for her birthday was to stay at a haunted hotel. Ever the indulgent father and avid fan of the paranormal, he and his wife packed up and took their only child for a stay at the Jerome Grand Hotel.
Reportedly a haunted hotel in Jerome, Arizona, a historic artist community that really plays up the "haunted town" theme as reflected in area businesses such as The Haunted Hamburger, Asylum Restaurant, and the Spirit ...
Travel with Kids: Know Before You Go
Sooner or later many of us find ourselves searching for the best travel deals. This is particularly true when traveling with kids. Family travel is costly and stressful.
The key to almost stress free travel with kids or without is planning. Know before you go! Avoid surprise charges; know luggage fees and limits; know airline, car rental, and hotel policies and amenities. Pack wisely and make a budget.
I’m a travel agent always planning and searching for the best ...
A Day In Tombstone, Arizona
Tombstone, Arizona, the name evokes visions of gunfights, saloons, Wyatt Earp, the Clantons, Doc Holliday, and ghosts.
Everyone's heard of the infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral and may have seen it depicted in the recent movie bearing the town's name. But Tombstone is not just a remnant of the Wild West. It's a real town with real people who've lived there through out history and live there still. This has earned Tombstone the epitaph "The Town Too Tough to Die."
Ever since my ...
Amazing Hotels Your Kids will Love
To me its seems like a no brainer, when we take the kids to Disneyland or Disney World we stay at a Disney Resort. Disney Resorts are amazing, they keeps kids entertained with Mickey and friends wandering around the property and all that. The kids love it!
When we take the kids to other places we look for hotels and resorts that are kid friendly. There are lots of resorts out there that have added cool pools and kids' clubs to entice families to spend their ...
Don’t Leave Home Without These Travel Apps!
Traveling, specially during peak season, is stressful. You have to deal with crowded airports and busy roads no matter how you choose to travel.
One of the best ways to lower you stress level is to put your smartphone to work. There are many free Travel Apps you can download on to your mobile devices to help you plan your trip, keep track of reservations, navigate airports and cities, plan your route, and more.
The only caveat is if you are traveling internationally you may be charged ...
6 Great Road Trip Games and Activities for Kids – Free Printable
Many folks are going to find themselves on the road this Summer. It's that time of year when many pack up the kids and make that long trip to Grandma's house or to the seashore for the annual family vacation.
In my earlier post I talked about ideas to keep your car neat and organized during the trip. Once you've done that it's time to think of activities to keep the kids, and adults, busy and entertained during the long hours on the road. We all try to spare ourselves hours of having to ...
Road Trip: Keeping it Neat
Summer will find many families on the road heading to grandma's house or the seashore for the annual family vacation. Where ever you're headed you're probably already dreading those long hours on that road trip in a van full of kids asking the inevitable question "Are we there yet?"
I'm sure you're busy looking for activities to keep the kids busy during the long drive and planning snacks and meals for the road. But before you start packing take a minute to get the car or van organized ...