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10 easy ways to keep fit while travelling

Monday, August 15th, 2011

The big trip is booked! The itinerary of all your must see destinations and attractions have been carefully mapped out. The restaurants and local entertainment options have been researched and you are good to go. The expectation that you can put a pause on your fitness routine because you are out of town is a [...]

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Exercise While Traveling!

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

When most of us travel our daily exercise routine will probably be thrown off. In addition, if one takes too much time off, it may lead to lack of energy and possible weight gain. I live on the road most of the year and don’t have the convenience of the luxuries of home. Fortunately, I found something that will help me to continue [...]

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National Geographic Food Journeys of a Lifetime 500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

As I continue to travel the world, I know my “other” passion must be kept happy also…tasting the foods of different countries! This book is the ultimate motivator when it comes to helping select your next destination!
They say if your dreams of faraway places feature vibrant street markets, five-star restaurants, farmhouse kitchens, ancient inns, glorious vineyards, artisian [...]

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Tickle Pink Inn review

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Seldom does one find themselves never wanting to leave their hotel room! No matter how luxurious the room amenities or level of personalized service, you inevitably want to get out and about for sightseeing or conducting business. Not so at the Ticke Pink Inn in Carmel, California! Yes, their service is exceptional and their amenities are excellent, [...]

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Acadia Complete Guide book review

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

I have traveled the world many times over and must say the northeast coast of Maine is one of my highlights! Specifically, a visit to Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. Fortunately, author James Kaiser has drawn an excellent rendering in his recent guide book of this extraordinary region.
The contents include: potential adventures you may want [...]

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China Survival Guide book review

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Fortunately, the authors are travel veterans whose detailed knowledge of a destination allows the rest of us to visit a place and look like a pro! All fun and smooth sailing!
China is a place where first time visitors need all the help they can get if they expect to maximize their experience.  This book is like a professional guide [...]

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Math for Grownups book review

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

I frequently must estimate or calculate things when I am on the road traveling. It is frustrating when I have forgotten how to perform simple math to help solve a problem. That’s why this book can aid all of us in a time of need. For example, you might want to quickly and confidently calculate the tip in [...]

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National Geographic’s Complete National Parks of the United States review

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The United States has an extraordinary abundance of natural resources and an amazing heritage!  The stunning diversity beacons all to come and see plus experience her bounty. Your journey to discover the nation’s National Parks must begin with this gold mine of helpful information.
As noted by its reknowned author, Mel White, from New England to Alaska, this 528 [...]

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Favorite Sonoma County Wineries

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Sonoma County, California is home to 13 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs), each with its own distinctive characteristics. Its amazing range of terroir and microclimates distinguishes Sonoma County as one of the most diverse and special winegrowing regions in the world. The Pacific coastline, redwood forests, fertile valleys and mountains produce an array of exceptional wines.
As you [...]

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Rough Guides Clean Breaks Review!

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

I have a very high level of expectation when I read a Rough Guides book. Their superb history is recognized throughout the travel world and this book is no exception!
In this wonderfully written guide book, they review 500 clean, green and environmently friendly trips that will change your outlook on life. Look for their quirky comments [...]

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