Travel Advice

I had planned to participate in “Traveling Brown Girls Blog Carnival" this week. However, things have been crazy, so I'm very late. I will still link to and credit Tracy for her fabulous idea though. The first topic is “Travel Etiquette Revisited: My Top 5 Travel Pet Peeves.” As we all know, traveling is a mix of pleasure and pain....

They started marching past us at approximately 4 pm.  I thought that my movements were quick and not easily detected, but I had been found out.  She spun on her heels and walked toward us as we attempted to look less conspicuous and started mindlessly snapping pictures feigning ignorance to the fact that she was about to approach us.   [caption id="attachment_7792"...

During our trip to Jackson Hole, WY last year, we had the pleasure of touring Yellowstone National Park. This picture is of the deep blue bubblin' hole called "Firehole Spring". Located on the very narrow side street, Firehole Lake Drive, it was the most vivid, crystal azure blue springs that I'd ever seen. I was surprised to learn that Yellowstone National...

"How y'all doing?" While I live in the city that traditionally epitomizes "Southern Hospitality", it's a phrase that is slowly but surely falling out of favor. Despite all of the challenges this region has dealt with, there was always a silent edict that no one was a stranger and most lived by it. When I arrived in the city of Blairsville...

Without a doubt, the expansion of the western states would have slowed to a crawl without the assistance of the railway system plowing its way through the plains. Today, most of those trails are fleeting memories, but some still live on in the form of the Verde Canyon Railroad. There have only been a few times in my life that I've...

There is nothing worse than having to haul over-sized luggage along with you as you travel the globe. Some people are learning that you don’t have to trudge along a pair of shoes for every outfit that you plan to wear. Most of us realize that lots of heavy luggage is the equivalent of a millstone around one’s neck. It’s...