Australia

A Reinvented Century-Old Sheep Shearing Shed

A Reinvented Century-Old Sheep Shearing Shed

Australia is known for its woolly sheep and old shearing sheds from way-back-when. Go anywhere out of the cities and you will be sure to come across paddocks of sheep grazing to their little hearts content.

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Horses, Wine, Beaches and Sydney City Lights

Horses, Wine, Beaches and Sydney City Lights

You’ve heard how Australia rides on the sheep’s back with its highly valued wool exports, and you’ve tried some of the country’s award winning wines that you found in your local store,

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The Great Ocean Road Trip

The Great Ocean Road Trip

On the southern coast of Australia is one of the world’s most beautiful scenic road trips I’ve traveled. The Great Ocean Road runs alongside the coastline of the Indian Ocean in Victoria, Australia. I’ve made this trip several times over the years, and its amazing views along the coast is still vivid in my memory.

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Manly Beach – A Visitors Paradise

Manly Beach – A Visitors Paradise

Manly is a fascinating suburb of Sydney due to its geography. Its commercial centre sits just two miles north of Sydney Cove’s North Head on a narrow land bridge. This large sand spit keeps the calm waters of Sydney Harbour separated from Manly’s famous Pacific Ocean beach.

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USA

Yellowstone National Park – Still Our Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park – Still Our Old Faithful

Yellowstone was the first National Park to be created anywhere in the world. It is huge in area – 63 miles north/south and 54 miles east/west as the crow flies.

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San Juan Islands – Discover Something New

San Juan Islands – Discover Something New

Northwest of Seattle, near the USA/Canada border, there is an archipelago named the San Juan islands. San Juan County is a community of bedrock islands in the rain-shadow of the Olympic Mountains and Vancouver Island.

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The Wine Trails Of Virginia

The Wine Trails Of Virginia

Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley produces some of the finest wine to be found in the world.

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Key West, Florida – Mojito’s And History

Key West, Florida – Mojito’s And History

Are you a travel enthusiast? I love to travel. There are still many places on my bucket list to visit and there is one I hope to cross off this summer. Key West, Florida is much more accessible than the popular Caribbean island destinations. It has the same feel the Caribbean has but, technically is […]

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Canada

Best Beaches To Visit In Canada

Best Beaches To Visit In Canada

Scarborough Bluffs Beach stretches for about 15 km along the Lake Ontario shore, from the Eastern Beaches of Toronto in the west, to East Point Park in the east. There are spectacular views of the bluffs and Lake Ontario with trails, beaches, gardens, sports and recreation facilities and amenities available.

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Top 3 Things To Do In Calgary This Summer

Top 3 Things To Do In Calgary This Summer

When you think of Calgary in Canada you think Calgary Stampede, and it definitely is a favorite event to attend this summer on July 3rd, but there are many more exciting things to see and do in Calgary over the summer. I have three additional great things to do while you are visiting.

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Top 6 Favorite Canadian Foods

Top 6 Favorite Canadian Foods

When you think Canadian Food you probably think bacon and maple syrup, and you’re not wrong. They are both exports of Canada that we all love, but, there’s more.

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Canada’s Great Walks

Canada’s Great Walks

Rugged Canada is well-known for its spectacular natural beauty, and there is no better way to experience that beauty than with a great hike, walk, and stroll in the parks, wilderness, and cities of the country.

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Blog Posts

Top Family Travel Spots on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Top Family Travel Spots on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Ocean City, Maryland, offers peerless caramel apples, not to mention an awesome boardwalk and beach! (Chip Ward)   Sure, Maryland is home to some of America’s most beautiful beaches, but on a road trip across the Eastern Shore you’ll also encounter cool small towns, forward-thinking cuisine, and some funky off-the-beaten-path must-sees. By Darley Newman, I recently […]

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Time To Travel: New Study Reveals Americans’ Attitudes Towards Vacations

Time To Travel: New Study Reveals Americans’ Attitudes Towards Vacations

Isn’t it time to make travel a priority?  Time to trade in travel dreams for memories?  Time to exchange “have-tos” for “must-sees?”  Globus recently asked Americans these very questions (and more). The results?  Surprising!  Unlike similar studies that have placed a spotlight on Americans’ vacation deficit, Globus’ NEW “Time to Tour” survey*indicates that we favor […]

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Holland America Line’s Seattle-centric strategy

Holland America Line’s Seattle-centric strategy

Holland America Line has launched a campaign to promote itself as Seattle’s hometown cruise line. It’s a smart move that dovetails with an increasing emphasis on local as well as national marketing of cruise brands. HAL won’t be advertising itself that way in Omaha or San Antonio, said President Orlando Ashford. But the greater Seattle […]

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If You Love Pussy Cats And Puppies, You’ll Love This

If You Love Pussy Cats And Puppies, You’ll Love This

The 2015 summer in North America was awesome, and then again, destructive and deadly. In Seattle we had record hot days and temperatures. But we also are still having some of the worst fires across the state.

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