Travel

Tips and insight on making the most out of where and when you travel.

Three fun Labor Day alternative destinations

Avoiding the madness. Well, maybe a little bit. Celebrated nationwide, for the most part, Labor Day makes for one of the year’s most heavily traveled weekends. With most of the U.S. receiving next Monday off, airports and highways will overflow with travelers looking to make the most of their three-day weekend. While flights and driving may increase regardless, some destinations might be bursting at the … Read More

How to create a memorable vacation in 24 hours – Texas edition

While we have gone on adventures from coast to coast, and many places in between, we needed to save one just for the Lone Star State. Though driving across Texas would be a vacation altogether, several of its big-city attractions are just a drive down the interstate away. For some of us, we think of cowboy hats and riding horses when we hear “Texas,” but … Read More

How to create a memorable vacation in 24 hours – central U.S. edition

Previously, our round-the-clock adventures took us from the east coast to the west coast. From the Big Apple to sunny Hollywood, we discovered ways for you to devour the finest cuisines and visit your favorite tourist destinations all in a day’s time. With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, we can’t let any stone be left unturned on the pursuit of overnight memory-making opportunities. Here … Read More

How to create a memorable vacation in 24 hours – Eastern U.S. edition

Earlier this week, we showed that time doesn’t have to be a constraint when creating a memorable vacation. In simply 24 hours you can fit in not just one, but two, trips to some of the most memorable landmarks in the country. Previously, we delved into accomplishing this in the Western United States. Today, we travel across the country to give you the best 24-hour … Read More

How to create a memorable vacation in 24 hours – Western U.S. edition

Time is always of the essence. For many of us, we are given Paid Time Off days to be used throughout the year. With planning for events such as holidays, birthdays and anniversaries, these coveted days aren’t thrown around lightly. Taking a couple of days, or even a full week, can throw a wrench into our future plans or may just not be feasible. For … Read More

Driverless cars? FCA US LLC may be bringing them to the public

One step closer. Imagine booking a ride from a transportation service. A couple of minutes pass, then your ride arrives to pick you up. When you open the door, you discover that no one is occupying the steering wheel. You step into the back seat and you’re off to your destination, watching the pedal accelerate and steering wheel move with no one in the driver’s … Read More

Plan ahead and don’t get stuck in traffic during these times, and places, on Memorial Day weekend

A situation you never want to be in. You have your bags packed ready to get the wheels turning on your road trip. Maybe you’re rushing out the door or you have everything planned out. Either way, you’re in the car and on the way to your destination. That’s when you see it. Those dreaded bright red taillights up ahead bringing you to a halt. … Read More

Remember these tips when driving in rainy weather conditions

It happened in an instant. Driving on the highway on a Sunday evening, a brief rain shower had just ended. Seeing other cars do the same, I began accelerating up to the speed limit. Suddenly, I sensed it. That dreadful feeling in the steering wheel that the tires have lost traction. In a split second, the realization dawns on me. My car is hydroplaning. Fortunately … Read More

Drive thru — Taking dining to a new level when on the road

We recently traveled to Dallas for a few days to spend some time with friends. Now that we’re back home, we joke that we ate and drank our way through the city and a few suburbs. According to the scale, this is not altogether untrue. Of course, we stayed at a hotel, which meant eating at various restaurants during our stay. When we travel, we … Read More