WestJet Introduces New Route: Exploring Calgary, Banff, & Lake Louise

Lake Louise

Despite a 45-minute drive to Orange County’s John Wayne Airport (SNA) from Los Angeles, the short line to check in at WestJet and go through security probably made the overall travel time to get to the gate less than it would have been to fight the lines that Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has become […]

Triple Creek Ranch

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By Carol Calicchio: The Triple Creek Ranch is a luxurious Montana resort into which ranch owner Barbara Barrett has poured her passion for horses and riding and all things western. She created the first Klicks for Chicks event, a ride of 100 kilometers (Klicks) that she custom designed for 11 enthusiastic cowgirls. The idea originated […]

Welcome To The Wilderness- Yellowstone National Park


By: Georgette Diamandis This week I leave Cody, Wyoming and head west through the incredible mountain scenery on Chief Joseph Highway to Cooke City, Montana, a former silver mining town. This drive is 80 miles from Cody to the gates of Yellowstone and has been called the most scenic drive in America by Teddy Roosevelt, […]

Costa Rica Eco-Lounge: A Haven For Nature Enthusiasts


By: Dave Zuchowski “I don’t own Selva Verde. Selva Verde owns me.” — Giovanna Holbrook, founder of Selva Verde Eco-Lodge As my plane made its initial descent a hundred or so miles from Costa Rica’s San Jose International Airport, I looked out the window at my first glimpse of this ecology-minded Central American nation. I was […]