Recent Stories

Google Map

Travel Website of the Week: Google Flights

I’m a big fan of ITA Software, which Google bought for almost a billion dollars back in 2011. Everyone thought it was … Read More

Where’s Johnny?

Feeding the elephants on arrival at Anantara Hotel Chiang Rai

10 Reasons to Stay at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort

It took the longest travel day to get to the Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort, in northern Thailand. My … Read More

Recent Posts

Travel App of the Week: TravelSmart

TravelSmart

Created by Allianz Global Assistance, TravelSmart is a handy app for international travelers that lists emergency numbers such as those of the police, fire department and ambulance by destination (911 is not universal). I also love that it has a drug … Read More

10 tips for maximizing a family ski trip at Keystone Resort, Colorado

Ames and I on the slopes of Keystone

There’s no shortage of reasons why Keystone’s long been a family favorite. This world-class, three-mountain resort offers so much that you might be wondering where to begin, and so as a local Colorado mom, I’ve put together some helpful tips to help you better … Read More

How I Got Shingles From Too Much Travel and What To Do

Shingles

I went to the doctor last Wednesday because I had a really nasty earache, which felt like someone was stabbing my inner ear with a pin. Each time, the pain would only last for a split second but it would make my eyes water and part of my body twitch. I was … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: How to Charge Your iPhone Faster

Charger

How to Charge Your iPhone Faster Yesterday I wrote about how I just got a new iPhone and that I love the fact that it has every app imaginable. What I don’t like about the iPhone is that its battery drains much more quickly than the batteries of my old … Read More

To the Bahamas on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas

Freedom of the Seas

As a cruise neophyte, I had few comparison points for my trip on Royal Caribbean's newly refurbished ship, Freedom of the Seas, except for the clichés about cruises being for the geriatric set. Nothing could be further from my experience on the cruise from … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Find iPhone

FindiPhone

Find iPhone I just got my first iPhone last week (full disclosure: Apple sent it to me for a 3-month trial). So far, I love all the apps, but one that really blows me away is the Find iPhone app, which will show you exactly where your iPhone(s) and iPad(s) … Read More

Travel Style: Randy Greencorn

Randy Greencorn

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Randy Greencorn Occupation: Online Travel … Read More

Travel Agency Says it is First to Book Cuba

Meliá Varadero hotel property in Cuba

According to its blog, CheapAir has become the first travel agency to start booking US travel to Cuba since the Obama administration announced the first step in restoring diplomatic regulations with Cuba back in mid-December. But it’s not simple to travel … Read More