Travel Tips

How to Use Pinterest for Travel Planning

September 22, 2015

Are you planning your next cruise or other travel adventure? We always like to have at least one “next trip” in the planning stages. It gives us something to look forward to, and new destinations to focus on for pre-trip research. We like “getting in the know” before we go. According to Dutch research, planning […]

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How I Traveled and Dined Out While Following #Whole30

September 3, 2015

During the first 30 days in August, I completed The Whole30 Program, an elimination diet that has followers avoid consuming certain food groups (like sugar, grains, dairy, alcohol and legumes) for 30 days. The idea is that one or more of these food groups could be having a negative impact on your health, and by eliminating […]

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Fitbit Fanatic: Tracking Steps When Traveling

August 4, 2015

This is my favorite bracelet. You could argue that it’s not that stylish but I never leave home without it on my arm. I’ve been using a Fitbit Flex for nearly three years. It’s traveled with me to India and to San Marino and to Myanmar. It’s sailed with my on the world’s two largest cruise ships, and […]

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Tips For Finding Dog Friendly Dining and Hotels When Traveling

August 3, 2015

Friends of ours were in Kansas City Saturday night, taking an overnight break during on a drive from Texas to Minnesota. We decided to meet for dinner, but we needed to find a restaurant where they could bring Mr. Mr. Handsome Pants, their dog who was traveling with them. After a long day in the car, they […]

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