Route 66 Adventure Handbook

"Get Your Kicks on Route 66" was a popular 40s song, sung by Nat King Cole, which helped bring the long stretch – Route 66 – to fame. Now you can get your own kick on Route 66 if you bring the Route 66 Adventure Handbook with you, as it will lead you to many […]

A view from Dallas Fort Worth Airport

It has been several years since I flew – in general when we travel, we drive where we are going, but driving from Northern Nevada to Austin, Texas and then south to Houston in mid-June did not sound like either John or me so I decided to fly alone. After boarding three different aircraft and […]

Travel historic Route 66 through Arizona

Route 66 can trace history back to the late 1920s when it was first proposed and published. However, it was not until 1938 that the road was completely paved from its eastern beginning in Chicago, Illinois, to the western terminal of Santa Monica, CA, approximately 2450 miles later. Of course, the route can be run […]

How to be proactive about the Zika virus

While the Zika virus has been around since 1947, it has not been recognized as a legitimate threat to the United States until very recently. Zika is a potent virus carried by mosquitoes. Until 2007, the virus was limited to Africa only. Since then, it has spread to the South Pacific and to other tropical […]

Romantic beach holiday destinations in summer 2009

Summer is a short but wonderful season, often spent with family and friends and enjoys the endless selection of festivals, food and festivals. The summer season is also a perfect time for a romantic stroll on the beach at sunset during a warm summer vacation. Take advantage of the long summer days to explore the […]

Bandera, Texas: Cowboy Capital of the World

Want to be a cowboy? It's a simple order to fill out Bandera, Texas, nicknamed "The Cowboy Capital of the World." In this community, located 50 miles northwest of San Antonio on TX 16, you can't throw a horseshoe without hitting a dude ranch, rodeo hill, western thrift store or dance hall. Bandera's Western Heritage […]