An Insider's Guide to Travel: News, Tips, Information & Inspiration

Adventure Travel & Sports

Family-Friendly Adventures in Washington’s San Juan Islands
Adventure Travel & Sports / Family/Kids Travel / USA

Family-Friendly Adventures in Washington’s San Juan Islands

Looking for a unique, family-friendly way to explore the Pacific Northwest? Contributing family travel writer Margot Black visited the San Juan Islands in Washington state with her family, which have some… Read More…

How Millennials are Helping RVs Make a Comeback
Adventure Travel & Sports / Summer / CBS News / National Parks

How Millennials are Helping RVs Make a Comeback

Camping has historically been a great barometer for the American economy. Low unemployment leads to discretionary spending for things like camping. Kampgrounds of America (KOA) reports sales for camping are… Read More…

Travel Tip: One New Website Can Help You Plan Your Summer Vacation
Travel Tips / Adventure Travel & Sports / National Parks

Travel Tip: One New Website Can Help You Plan Your Summer Vacation

Looking for a great vacation idea? Believe it or not, the U.S. government might have the answer. Twelve federal agencies, ranging from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of… Read More…

Hidden Gems of Ras Al Khaimah
Hidden Gems / Adventure Travel & Sports / Culinary Travel / Culture / Middle East

Hidden Gems of Ras Al Khaimah

When people think of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a couple of places probably come to mind. UAE’s capital city of Abu Dhabi and Dubai are modern cities known for… Read More…

Discovering Snow Sports in Mammoth, California
Family/Kids Travel / California / Winter Sports

Discovering Snow Sports in Mammoth, California

Southern California is well-known for its beaches, but what about its mountains? Contributing writer Margot Black visited Mammoth Mountain in SoCal with her family—and learned to ski for the first time…. Read More…

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons User Webwizzard
Travel Tips / USA / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Alternative Ski Destinations Around the Country

Are you getting ready for ski season? Do you want to avoid the crowds? Consider some ski mountains you’ve never heard of. How about Schweitzer, Idaho? It may not be… Read More…

Image Credit: Sander van Ginkel
Travel Tips / Olympics / South America

Travel Tip: Visiting Olympic Cities After the Games

Every four years, cities around the world fiercely compete to host the summer Olympic Games. Billions of dollars are committed to improving the infrastructure of these cities—Olympic venues, hotels, highways,… Read More…

The Importance of Boating Safety
The Travel Detective / Summer / Water sports

The Importance of Boating Safety

Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll tell you I love boating. In fact, I’m addicted to getting out on the water. But I will never leave shore without certain… Read More…

Fantasy Baseball Camp Day 5: The Most Wonderful Week of the Year
Professional Sports

Fantasy Baseball Camp Day 5: The Most Wonderful Week of the Year

Nothing, not even a 2-0 loss Saturday morning to the “real” Yankees, could dampen this week’s experience for me. None of the six New York Yankees camp teams scored as… Read More…

Losing my appeal in kangaroo court.  Foreground is bailiff Homer Bush; center Judge Tanyon Sturtze and in rear is in competent counsel Oscar Gamble.
Professional Sports

Fantasy Baseball Camp Day 4: On the Big Stage

Friday was the highlight of our week at Yankees fall baseball camp. Finally getting to play on the main stage of George Steinbrenner Field, a gorgeous expanse of green grass… Read More…

Me and Oscar, then and now
Professional Sports

Fantasy Baseball Camp Day 3: A Hair Thursday

After breaking a 17-year hex on on opening day and reflecting on the games of day two, Roy Berger shares his experiences attending Fantasy Baseball Camp with the New York… Read More…

The Berger boys wheels are in motion as Jason breaks from second and Scott from first during Wednesday play.
Professional Sports

Fantasy Baseball Camp Day 2: I’ll Drink to That

After a memorable opening day at Fantasy Baseball Camp with the New York Yankees, Roy Berger shares his thoughts about the second day spent playing baseball with his two sons. … Read More…

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Opening Day & Breaking a 17-Year Hex
Professional Sports

Fantasy Baseball Camp: Opening Day & Breaking a 17-Year Hex

In his seventh year participating in Fantasy Baseball Camps, Roy Berger shares his experience playing with the New York Yankees. Although most fantasy baseball camps take place in the spring,… Read More…

Image Credit: Highway 1 Discovery Route
Adventure Travel & Sports / Culinary Travel / California

Discovering Food & Wine in San Luis Obispo County

Ask most travelers to name the destinations on their California bucket list, and San Francisco, Napa Valley, and Los Angeles will likely rank pretty high. But one destination that should… Read More…

Image Credit: Mike Morbeck
Travel Tips / Professional Sports / USA

Travel Tip: Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Sports Fans?

With a full fall sports season approaching, it’s always a fun idea to do a road trip to a sporting event. But which are the best and worst cities in… Read More…

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons User Averater
Travel Tips / Winter / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: 2016 Ski Passes Are On Sale Now

It may still feel like summer out there, but it’s time to start planning for ski season. Here’s how you can get the best deals on 2016 ski passes. The… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Are The Main Causes of Boating Accidents?
Travel Tips / Summer / Water sports

Travel Tip: What Are The Main Causes of Boating Accidents?

It’s the high season for boating, which means you need to practice caution when you’re on the water. Last year, the Coast Guard tracked 4,064 boating accidents, 610 of which… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Rent a Boat This Summer
Travel Tips / Summer / Water sports

Travel Tip: How You Can Rent a Boat This Summer

The current sharing economy has impacted every area of travel, from people renting out their homes, cars, and now…boats. That’s right, there are several services that let you rent a… Read More…

Image Credit: Terry Goss
Travel Tips / Pop Culture Travel / Water sports

Travel Tip: Where You Can Dive With Sharks Around the World

It’s going to a big summer for…sharks? That’s right, not only is Shark Week around the corner, but we’re also celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie Jaws. This September,… Read More…