travel advice

“National parks “;truly special, truly American places. All of them can steal your breath and touch your soul.” A Travel Chat with a Business Owner and a Family Doctor.

June 4, 2012

Beverly and Dr. Scott Williamson, National Park Explorers In 2005, Beverly and Scott became Kansans after more than two decades of professional activity and community service in North Texas.  The couple has two adult children. In Texas, Beverly worked as a registered dietitian and founded a program providing services for families with at-risk infants.  She established successful fundraisers for the […]

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How I Saved $85 on a Rental Car with Hotwire (and you can too!)

June 1, 2012

In mid-May I made a last minute trip to Boston catch up with Mr. Jones to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Potentially missing anniversaries and birthdays is just one of the challenges of being a road warrior, but in this case we were able to celebrate together with a nice dinner. Generally when I rent cars […]

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How to Get an Onboard Credit For Every Cruise You Take

May 21, 2012

Do you like cruise vacations as much as we do? Do you have a retirement account or a stock portfolio? Then you might want to consider buying 100 shares each of Carnival (CCL) and/or Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) stocks. Qualifying Carnival Shareholders Receive a $50 -$250 US onboard credit, depending on the length of their […]

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“In the fall, the vines are turning beautiful shades of orange and gold….” A Travel Chat with an Northern California Environmental Consultant

May 16, 2012

Traveler Interview:  Sophia Habl Mitchell Sophia Habl Mitchell is an environmental consultant living on the northern coast of California. She calls it a good year if she is able to travel out of the country. Her love of travel was sparked in college, when she traveled to Guanajuato, Mexico. Upon returning, she signed up for […]

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