mendenhall Glacier by Kayak

Alaska at a Glance

Summer is almost here and that means tourist season in Alaska. Whether traveling to our 49th. state by plane, car, ferry, train or cruise ship, here’s a quick look at some interesting destinations. Anchorage – A must is the six-hour Alaska Railroad trip to their newest whistle stop, Grandview.  The train meanders through alpine meadows[…]

My Fantasy Road Trip: A Poker Odyssey

As a travel writer, I’m often questioned about my dream vacation. My answer is always a “poker getaway.” I’d skip beaches, sightseeing, museums, shopping, sporting events, etc., and follow my personal yellow brick road in the direction of a casino or card room to play in poker tournaments across the country. My odyssey would begin in[…]

2014 – Holiday Travel Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year to think about presents. Here are a few of my favorites. Head to Toe: Outdoor Research’s Exit Cap is stylish and comfortable. It’s durable wool/polyester/nylon blend will keep your head warm and dry. www.outdoorresearch.com Exit Cap™ Clothing Arts has a couple of super products to keep thieves at bay (I[…]