Travel

Secluded Island Getaways on Florida’s Gulf Coast

By Fred Mays ~   Florida is a big, populous state with lots of tourists. Consequently, finding a little peace and quiet on the beach gets harder all the time. But here are places where you can get away from the crowds and enjoy some sand-dune solitude.   Cabbage Key The attractions on Cabbage Key

Austin, Texas and Prescott, Arizona—A Comparison of Two Fabulous Cities

By Gail Clifford ~ If you love Austin, you’ll love Prescott Arizona …The Connections You Never Knew “Home is not a place…it’s a feeling.” After recent visits to both Austin and Prescott, I realized if you love one, you’ll easily love the other, the synchronicity is astounding and you feel, well, right at home. Of

Paint the Town (Car) Red at Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas

By Gail Clifford  |  Above photo by Harold Hall, haroldhallphotography.com. How many places exist where you can paint over existing art? It’s THE reason to stop at Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas. Bring some spray paint and paint this “town” red, green, blue, or yellow. Don’t forget your boots, for puddles and muddy areas. Park

Dipping Your Toes in the ExPat Pond, Part 2

Where To Go? By Gail Clifford , MD, MMM, CPE, FACP, FHM  |  Above photo by Claire Tardy | Most people don’t realize how inexpensive life overseas can be. Less work, if you want. More fun. Regardless, taking the leap to move abroad should be all about improving your daily life. Once you’ve made the

Dipping Your Toes in the ExPat Pond

By Gail Clifford , MD, MMM, CPE, FACP, FHM  |  Above photo by Claire Tardy | Do you enjoy meeting new people and exploring new places? Do you crave a little adventure? Are you flexible enough to consider living in another country? Are you ready to get out there and experience something unknown and exciting?

You’re an Empty Nester…Now What?

By Mary Meier-Evans, The Curious Cowgirl Travel Blog ~ Hello, fellow Empty Nester! Happy Fall!!! How was your Summer? Mine? Thanks for asking! My husband and I had one graduate from college, and a second (the last of our four kids) graduate from high school. Happy tears. Sad tears. And now what? I’m not a psychologist.

Experiencing the Sights, Sounds and Cuisine of Rio De Janeiro

By Shirene Hayes. As I boarded the plane to Rio De Janeiro, for yet another fabulous birthday adventure, the song “The Girl From Ipanema” started playing in my head. As I landed, I started humming the tune. As I arrived at my lodgings for the next five days, the words were crossing my lips. I spent

Exploring Alaska, the Last Great Frontier

By Shirene Hayes. It’s true: some beautiful paths cannot be discovered without first getting lost. For me, the last frontier —Alaska — was indeed this place. From the moment I arrived in Anchorage and Barrow, till the plane passed through the clouds on my departure, I was absolutely astounded at the beauty of Alaska. Pictures

Summer Staycation for All Ages

By Heidi Frankel ~ Summer Staycations aren’t just for kids – they’re for the young at heart too! This summer make plans for a DARTable staycation and let DART be your guide to fun with friends and family. For those of you with kids or grandkids in tow, some places reduce admission prices for youth.

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