Category Archives: USA

Three Must-Sees In NYC

[caption id="attachment_8209" align="aligncenter" width="604"] New York Skyline as seen from Ellis Island, Manhattan, New York[/caption] One of my first family trips with my mother was to New York City. I remember it fondly with a Broadway Show, Cats, visits to all the major art museums, and of course a lot of great food. Although I…
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Taking a Trip to Motor City

Many people ask, "What are some American cities that are still on your bucket list?" Although I have lived in Midwest, East Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii, there are several that still remain: Portland, Santa Fe, Knoxville, Savannah, and Detroit. Since I have only flown in and out of Motor City on connecting flights, I thought…
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How to Enjoy Houston, Texas

Regardless of where you travel, it is helpful to find an insider with excellent travel tips and recommendations for your stay. When I was planning my various stays in Houston this year, I asked my peer travel writer, Matthew Stewart, to share his top five things to do while in Houston. Take it away Matthew…
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Three Day Itinerary Acadia National Park Maine

Three Days in Acadia National Park Maine Before you embark on an adventure of a lifetime in Acadia National Park Maine, let me share with you what I learned on Mount Desert Island. These travel tips of Acadia National Park must-sees, best hikes, and biking routes, as well as things to do in Bar Harbor,…
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Ten Things to Do in Orlando Florida

The Sunshine State has welcomed for the last nearly fifteen years. However, Florida is a very large or better said long state. I'm based in South Florida outside of Fort Lauderdale. Although I have made various visits to Orlando, I wanted to ask a friend and peer travel traveler, Dennis Little, to share with us…
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Wonderful Reasons to Have a Staycation in the US this Year

Are you wondering where to go for your next vacation? Maybe it is right around the corner, the next state over, or on the opposite coast. As one that is a culprit of traveling to another country for my getaways, I sometimes forget that the United States of America has some of the world's greatest…
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Breezing through Chicago: What to do in The Windy City

Growing up in the Midwest short city getaways would be a choice between Minneapolis, Minnesota or Chicago, Illinois. Although I have been to both cities several times as a child and later as an adult, I reached out to my travel buddy and writer, Jenny Sherman, for some insider tips on the Windy City of…
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Have a Killer Time in Kentucky

Many times people have asked me, "What's your number?" In order to answer correctly, I have to ask another question, "Which number? How many countries, continents, or states have I been to?" As of this post, my numbers are 28 countries visited or lived in, 6 continents (all minus Antartica), and 41 states visited or…
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