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Explore Fort Scratchley, a Historical Treasure in Newcastle

Newcastle is a small, coastal city, located two hours north of Sydney. One of the areas true historical treasures is Fort Scratchley. Once known as …

Australia

Funny Signs Found Around the World

Sometimes when you are traveling around you come across strange, confusing or funny signs. Sometimes this is due to a bad language translation but …

Travel

It's All About the Memories at the Air Terminal Museum

Sitting on a nondescript side street across the runways of Hobby Airport is the 1940’s Air Terminal Museum in Houston Texas. Visiting this museum …

Aviation

The Best Way To Protect Yourself On Your Road Trip

Road trips can be a lot of fun. They can also be a real hassle if something goes wrong. There is a whole list of things you can do to protect …

Road Trips

Ladies Lords and Knights. A day at the Texas Renaissance Festival

Although I have heard about them I had never been to a Renaissance Festival until recently. Although somewhat intrigued I was just never interested …

The Suicidal Primates of Bohol

On the Island of Bohol in the Philippines lives one of the most interesting primates in the world.The Tarsier is a small primate measuring only 3-6 …

Possibly the Best Travel Jacket Ever

You don’t have to be a travel writer to appreciate a good travel jacket. While it is true that travel writers and bloggers carry a lot of things with …

Adventure Travel

Holiday Travel Tips

For those planning on flying during the holidays, my sincere sympathies. There is nothing worse than trying to navigate the long lines, TSA security …

The Ultimate List Of The Best Jobs For Travel

I always see the same old boring list of the best jobs for travel. Every month or so, someone is telling you about the best jobs for traveling the …

If You Want To Really experience Louisiana You Need to Go Here

When I was invited to attend a press trip to experience Louisiana courtesy of North Louisiana and Natchitoches Convention and Visitors Bureau’s, …

5 Things You Need To Know Before You Visit Shreveport Louisiana

New Orleans might be the first thing you think of when visiting Louisiana but I discovered 5 reasons why you should visit Shreveport, located in the …

American South

Traveling To Houston? Here's What You Need To Know

Are you planning on traveling to Houston Texas? If so here are some things you should know. Houston may not be the first place you think of when it …

Travel

I'm From Texas, What Country Are You From?

Howdy, I’m from Texas. More than one Texan has spoken those words.<p>When people travel, especially internationally, they usually get asked “<b>Where are</b> …

The Traveling Fool

How Dangerous Is The Country You Are Traveling To?

How dangerous is travel to foreign countries? Traveling to a foreign country can be exotic, adventurous and even life changing for some. Sometimes …

Travel

Travel Tips to Survive a Travel Emergency

All types of emergencies can happen while traveling.<p>For some people traveling in a foreign country is routine while for others it is a once in a …

10 Rules for Travel

<b>If I came into your home and complained that the food was terrible, the place is not that nice and you aren’t very bright, then you would throw me</b> …

Travel

20 Things I Have Learned While Traveling

• Pack smart and only take what you need. Then unpack 20% of that.<p>Expect things to go wrong because they will. Delayed flights, cancelled flights, bad …

A First-Timer's Guide to Cancun

<b>First-time visitors to Cancun are often so overwhelmed by the sights, sounds, and food that they don’t have the opportunity to explore as much of the</b> …

Out Of The Way Places That You Might Not Have Heard Of

At some point a lot of travelers decide it is time to break away from the tourist havens and find the out of the way places.<p>Depending on where that …

Screw You It's My Damn Seat!

A United flight made news a few months ago when it had to be diverted in order to kick off two passengers. Seems they got into a disagreement about …

101 Of The Best Twitter Travel Accounts to Follow

<b>With all the accounts on Twitter you have to be pretty good to catch someones attention.</b><p>With only 140 characters, you need to send out a message that …

Things To See And Do In Kansas City

Mention the place and a lot of people immediately think of BBQ but there is a lot of things to see and do in Kansas City.<p><b>Headed to Kansas City? Read</b> …

Night Markets in Manila

<i>Night Markets in The Philippines, Thailand and other parts of Asia are fantastic way of sampling all types of foods in one location.</i><p>The Midnight …

Food

Manila Food Markets

I love the Philippines and once you get outside Manila the country is beautiful with great beaches and lots of things to see. Don’t get me wrong …

Exploring the Offbeat Side of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Every foreign visitor to Indonesia that escapes Bali inevitably passes through Yogyakarta. Located in central Java, the city is right on the tourist …

Travel

What to See, Do and Eat in Bandung, Indonesia

Bandung is known as the Paris of Indonesia because it is a fashion and food mecca.<p>While Western travelers just pass through Bandung as they cross …

Travel

Forgotten History

Standing in the heat and humidity with no breeze and only the sound of the river passing slowly by, I thought this must be what greeted Andrew …

A Man’s Home is His Castle

They say a man’s home is his Castle and in the case of Mike Newman that is true. Mike has always marched to the beat of a different drummer though. …

Travel