Travel Inspiration

6 Weekend Travel Tidbits

February 22, 2015

Are you planning a trip to France? In Defense of the Notoriously Arrogant French Waiter is an interesting and informative read from the Wall Street Journal. Who knew that today is National Margarita Day? The LA Times recommends Nine great places to savor one.  After viewing the pictures, we would not mind trying any of them, although we’d have fairly high expectations […]

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4 Travel Tidbits

February 8, 2015

We have an upcoming Western Caribbean cruise planned that includes a port call in Key West, Florida, so we were really excited to see this article in the New York Times Travel Section: In Key West, A Taste of Cuban Coffee Culture.  Our priority will be visiting Five Brothers for cafe con leches, since the article […]

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Collecting My 100th Country for the Travelers’ Century Club

February 2, 2015

On January 4, 2015, I reached 100. I visited my 100th country, territory, exclave and island group on the list of The Travelers’ Century Club, or TCC. The TCC is a club for people who have visited 100 or more of the world’s countries and territories. Founded in California in 1954, the club now has regional chapters […]

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5 Weekend Travel Tidbits

February 1, 2015

Does it seem like you are paying more for domestic airfares in the U.S. lately? According to Skift, Americans Paid an Average $396 for Domestic Round-Trip Flight in 2014. This was the highest average fare since 1995. The fare data is adjusted for inflation, and reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation. <div […]

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