Affordable Luxury on the Gulf Shores of Alabama

Do you love to hear the sound of waves crashing on the beach while you are on vacation? I know I do. I can see myself, toes in the sand with a good book. However, sometimes staying in an...

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9 Unusual Things to Do on Maui

The best things to do on vacation aren’t always the most well-known things to do. For me, the more uncommon and off the beaten path the activity is the better. If you prefer to find non-touristy things to do...

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Beach House Dreams on Alabama’s Gulf Shores

Can you picture yourself relaxing on the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico? I sure can. This winter I will be heading to Alabama to check out this unbelievable eight bedroom Gulf Shores vacation rental. However, I am...

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Skiing Out West at Park City

At 50, I thought my ski days might be numbered. Certainly, trying something as intimidating as skiing out west was not on my radar. After growing up in New England and living in Vermont, I really only know how...

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Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Travelers

The best stocking stuffers are the ones that actually get used. Frequent fliers are always searching for things that make their travels easier. This could mean the latest and greatest gadgets, ways to stay organized, or even items that...

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Discovering Torrance: A Southern California Gem

Located just down the road from the popular Manhattan, Hermosa, and Redondo Beaches, you will find the best beach in Southern California. Torrance Beach is just a sliver of the SoCal shoreline. At only one and a half miles long,...

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Where to Stay and What to Do in Conejo Valley, California

With Southern California's seemingly endless days of sunshine, it is a great place to visit any time of year. If you are looking to escape from the crowds in Los Angeles, plan a visit to Conejo Valley. It is...

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Viking River Cruise Longship Overview

I am not much for crowds, especially while on vacation. That means when I cruise, I tend to favor small luxury cruise ship lines that carry just a few hundred passengers. You won't find me on a mega-ship with thousands...

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Staying Connected on a Cruise

Cruise ship Wifi is notoriously poor, leaving passengers to wonder how they can get reliable internet at sea. These are some of your best options for staying connected on a cruise. WiFi on a cruise is typically slow and sporadic...

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48 Hours In Berlin

Berlin is an underrated city and less expensive than many of the other larger European capitals. If you are interested in history, particularly World War II and the Cold War, then Berlin is an ideal place to visit. I...

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