Inexpensive Dream Vacations to be Found in “America the Beautiful”

  Inexpensive Dream Vacations to be Found in “America the Beautiful” by Amy Lignor   Say “dream vacation” and 80% of American’s minds journey to those ritzy areas, like Paris or Athens…they dream of touring the castles of London or dive into the magical history and culture of Ireland. But very few ever get the […]

How To Be a Cheerful Holiday Traveler!

How To Be a Cheerful Holiday Traveler! By Burt Carey Internet junkies can find lists of lists of holiday travel lists these days. There are lists for traveling with kids, lists for visiting grandma’s house, lists for traveling by air, train, bus, car and turtleback… No, I made that one up. There’s even a list […]

Air New Zealand Named World’s Airline of the Year

  Air New Zealand Named World’s Airline of the Year By Burt Carey Few domestic air travelers would know what world travelers will tell you: Flying on overseas airlines is a far better experience than you’ll find in a typical flight anywhere in the United States. So says AirlineRatings.com, the safety and product rating website […]

Road Trip For Great Barbecue!

  Road Trip For Great Barbecue! By Burt Carey   Barbecue is such a personal thing. Choosing between mouth-watering pork ribs and a slow-cooked brisket could send a Q-aficionado into convulsions. And since there’s no shortage of those self-proclaimed barbecue experts who want to put their own stamp on a Top 10 or Top 25 […]

Use Vacation Time to Find the Right Place to Retire

  Use Vacation Time to Find the Right Place to Retire By Burt Carey If you’re reading beyond the headline, chances are good that you’re of the Baby Boom generation, born sometime between the end of World War II and 1964. Baby Boomers make up about 25 percent of the United States population, and they’re […]

Get Ready for Those Icy Competitions

  Get Ready for Those Icy Competitions By Amy Lignor   You think the Super Bowl will be a competition? You thought the World Series was? Well…book your airline tickets now, people, because the coolest, most awesome, most gritty competitions are soon to begin. When the weather outside turns frightful, there are those who break […]

Your Guide to Visiting the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50

  Your Guide to Visiting the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50 By Burt Carey The National Football League’s golden anniversary league championship, Super Bowl 50 will be played Feb. 7, 2016 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The entire Bay Area and Super Bowl host committee are preparing for a week of festivities […]

Western Skiers, Snowboarders Get an Early Start

  Western Skiers, Snowboarders Get an Early Start By Burt Carey With snow-making machines roaring to life and storms dropping temperatures and precipitation, winter ski and snowboard enthusiasts are set to hit the slopes before Thanksgiving at resorts from California to Colorado. Ready to handle those tens of thousands of visitors is Vail Resorts, Inc., […]

When the Weather Outside is Frightful…Time to Vacation

  When the Weather Outside is Frightful…Time to Vacation By Amy Lignor   November is here! As the trick-or-treating décor is taking away and the large, cardboard turkeys wearing pilgrim hats arrive, the thought of winter coming in with a big, robust, freezing cold hello is on everyone’s minds.   When the weather outside is […]

Thanksgiving at Plymouth, Massachusetts

  Thanksgiving at Plymouth, Massachusetts By Burt Carey There’s no better way to take in all that the Thanksgiving holiday offers than to spend the weekend before turkey day where the Pilgrims landed. Plymouth, Massachusetts dutifully refers to itself as America’s Hometown, and it celebrates Thanksgiving each year with a bevy of events to regale […]