Travel

Destination Recommendation

Destination Recommendation

Readers offer tips, tricks for favorite vacation spots There are plenty of ways to travel and plenty of ways to get where you’re going these days. Talk to enough people and you’ll find travel and favorite destinations can differ wildly depending on the person. Some […]

Blooming Destinations

Blooming Destinations

By Sonia Duggan Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re fortunate enough to still have your mom or grandmother in your life why not plan a special trip to honor them this year? We all know flowers and lunch are nice but […]

Travel the Turquoise Trail

Travel the Turquoise Trail

By Carrie Dunlea New Mexico is the Land of Enchantment with its diverse terrain encompassing five different mountain ranges, caverns, plateaus, rivers, lakes and reservoirs. If you’re visiting the state, and a bit of a New Mexico novice, plan a little detour one day and […]

EcoAdventures await in Costa Rica

EcoAdventures await in Costa Rica

By Carrie Dunlea Are you the type of person who loves to travel but at the same time you think about ways to reduce your carbon footprint? Do you have disdain for places where rows of condominiums litter the coastline and masses of tourists throng […]

Gold Medal Getaways

Gold Medal Getaways

Celebrate the games, travel like an Olympian this year By Carrie Dunlea Celebrate the annual Winter Olympics this year by taking a trip to one of three former host cities in the United States. No athleticism is required for this trip unless you want to […]

4 reasons to travel more this year

4 reasons to travel more this year

By Sonia Duggan In addition to eating healthier, exercising more and getting more sleep, many people resolve to travel more at the dawn of a new year. Travel is much more than leaving one’s home. It’s about setting habits aside, escaping comfort zones and trying […]

Light the way to Holiday Cheer

Light the way to Holiday Cheer

By Carrie Dunlea There’s something magical about Christmas lights. The way they twinkle and seem to dance before our eyes. Colorful holiday displays can lighten the heart of even the biggest Grinch this time of year. How can one not be happy when there is […]

Backroads of Texas

Backroads of Texas

San Jacinto to San Bernard refuge By Gary Clark and Kathy Adams Clark From San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, follow Park Road 186 until it turns onto US Highway 225 or Pasadena Freeway east until it merges with Texas Highway 146. Drive south 28 […]

Sail through history in historic Salem

Sail through history in historic Salem

By Rhonda Briggs Have you ever noticed how a place can make a season feel more enchanting? A tropical island during the summer. A snow covered mountain in winter. A trip to Salem, Massachusetts in October. This small town in northern Massachusetts, with a name […]

Live…learn…vacation

Live…learn…vacation

By Rhonda Briggs Every vacation has a purpose. Rest, relaxation and rejuvenation are usually at the top of the list of reasons we take time off from our everyday activities. Scenic locations draw us in. Unexplored cities excite us. And the promise of new adventures […]