Rolling on the Mississippi River with the Creole Queen!

When you make plans to visit New Orleans, you already know that great food, finger snapping jazz and spectacular scenery is on the menu. What’s even more special is that the Creole Queen riverboat gives you all that and more. I’m sure that you’ve seen paddle wheel boats on movies like “Showboat”, but it’s pretty […]

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The Inspired Traveler # 16 – Lynda Galea

Today, we continue our series where we sit down to interview fellow Travel Bloggers and get them to give up some of their best travel tips for you, dear reader. Next up, we will meet the vivacious Lynda Galea who is the founder of Live.Travel.Blog. 1.  What is it about traveling that makes you smile?The  […]

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America and back……..the restful way

This is a sponsored guest post from London’s Charlotte Kay with Holiday Extras As someone who makes the trip over the pond a fair bit I am not unfamiliar with jet lag. In fact, to tell the truth it is the bane of travelling life. I love the trips, visiting people and all that, I […]

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The Inspired Traveler # 15 – Jay Jackson

Today, we continue our series where we sit down to interview fellow Travel Bloggers and get them to give up some of their best travel tips for you, dear reader. Next up, we get to discuss the wonders of travel with Jay Jackson whose tagline is one of my favorite quotes “Travel is fatal to […]

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TRAVEL PHOTO THURSDAY

Today’s photo (is not mine, but it perfectly expresses the heart of this post)  is a little late for Memorial Day, but I wanted to show tribute to those who fight for us daily and to honor the sacrifice that they make at the expense of loved ones.  I wrote a poem from the standpoint […]

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Flying high with the Loews in New Orleans!

Full Disclosure: During my stay in New Orleans, I was a guest of the Loews Hotel which was arranged by the very sensational New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau.   However, my review is and will always be my honest impression of my time there. Here’s a transformation for you.  Take one Lykes Brothers Steamship […]

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The Inspired Traveler # 14 – Jeremy Branham

Today, we continue our series where we sit down to interview fellow Travel Bloggers and get them to give up some of their best travel tips for you, dear reader. Next up, we get to discuss the wonders of travel with Jeremy Branham, who does double duty as the featured budget traveler blogger for the […]

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TRAVEL PHOTO THURSDAY

Today’s picture is of the Alcatraz prison….The Rock….. located close to San Francisco. I chose it for several reasons. I’m a big fan of the movie, “Escape from Alcatraz” and I’m excited about the new JJ Abrams show, “Alcatraz” that will be televised this fall. One of the things that I was not aware of […]

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