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Budget Travel

Budget Travel

Jan 11, 2012

Budget travel for 2012 looks exciting.  There are big bargains to be found for American travelers in so many areas of the world, one being The Azores.  Wondering where this might be?  It’s an autonomous region of Portugal with beautiful walking trails. Want to find out more.  We will be highlighting many of these budget travel destinations over the...

Home Again

Home Again

Dec 5, 2011

It’s that time of the year when we look forward to having our college age and adult children and/or grand-kids head home for the holidays!  Maybe your freshman is coming back to their bedroom and home for the first time or maybe it’s a young adult who has been on their own for years.  It can be a tricky transition for everyone.  Empty nesters get...

Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving Travel

Nov 10, 2011

If you’re thinking about last minute Thanksgiving travel, I just came across a new travel site this month.  Maybe you want to surprise that college student of yours!  Often, college students don’t come home for Thanksgiving because they’re waiting for only a few more weeks to head home for Christmas break.Maybe you want to make a last minute...

Walking the Camino

Walking the Camino

Oct 6, 2011

The Movie The Way with Martin Sheen and his son Emilio Estevez is now at the theater. This just might inspire some of us to look into this pilgrimage/adventure of The Camino de Santiago. Check out their interview on The Today Show.  In 2009 145,877 people completed this pilgrimage; most on foot, some by bicycle and a few on horseback.  Back in the Middle Ages...

Vacation Less Traveled

Vacation Less Traveled

Oct 1, 2011

My day is pretty predictable. Wake up, go for a cardio walk with Linda, work at CSG, train at 24 Hour Fitness, then home for dinner, TV, reading, bed. (Rinse & Repeat)  So when we go on vacation, the LAST thing I’m looking for is a plan.  I especially don’t want to take a bus tour with a group, dine with a crowd, or be on anything that even...