Travel Advice

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...

Today's picture is a curiosity that I couldn't help to discover during my trip to Sedona, AZ.  It's a humongous 8k sqft mansion located right across from the famed Cathedral of the Cross.  Since the Cathedral draws thousands of visitors a year, one could surmise that the owner of the mansion is not exactly a shrinking violet.[caption id="attachment_5903" align="aligncenter" width="500"] I could...

I have the good fortune of being nominated by two dear travel blogger friends, Mike from StruxTravel and Grace from Pinay on the Move to participate in Tripbase.com's My 7 Links project.  The purpose is this exercise is to unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavor to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not...

 1. If you are expecting a tax refund do not earmark it for anything.  Interest-free loans to the government aside, put any surplus funds in a savings account and resist the urge to touch it. Stat![caption id="attachment_5766" align="alignleft" width="235"] If only we could travel this easily, but until then, we'll have to pay our way to our dream destination...