Travel Advice

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...

There’s no denying it.  Most of us have found ourselves virtually housebound when in actuality we would love to go out there and see the world.  The reality of the situation is that times are tough and it’s becoming difficult to purchase the necessities, much less think about what some would characterize as “indulgences” like travel.  Well, before you throw...

Since my previous article on 12 of the best free travel apps that will make traveling a breeze went viral, I discovered that there was a real interest in finding applications that would be useful to people who were travelers at heart.  After doing a bit of research and checking the functionality, I can say that I have been fortunate...

Last week, we discussed the importance of Frequent Flier miles and their critical they were in helping you to achieve your travel goals. Today, we will discuss ways to help achieve those goals with a quickness.   Is there a way to get a lot of miles quickly? At this point, the best way to get a significant number of miles quickly is...

Today's photo is actually a picture gallery of the smoke emanating from the fires near Springerville, Arizona.  I was leaving Phoenix after spending a long weekend in the incredibly beautiful city of Sedona and caught the following while up in the air.  Undoubtedly, it's the handiwork of some knucklehead who failed to put out a campfire and it's sad that...