Lafayette, Louisiana: Easy Road Trip near New Orleans

Lafayette, Louisiana, a couple hours drive northwest of New Orleans, serves as a great base for day trips to the region's small towns and rich Creole and Cajun cultures.

2018: The Year in Photos

Our year in travel: 50 photos of our travels in 2018. Sweden, Malawi, Russia, Italy, and India were the highlights.

TravelPast50 Year in Review 2018: Art and Adventure

2018 was the Year of Art and Adventure, new places, new activities, wildly crealtive people, more time back home, and some separate trips for Tom and Kris.

Put the ‘Book’ in Booking: Crafting an Author-Centric Itinerary

Create an itinerary to visit the same haunts as your favorite fictional characters. [Note: Along our travels, we meet many others who are following a path similar to ours: travel writers, photographers, explorers...an [...]

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Brookgreen Gardens, Sculpture in Myrtle Beach, SC

When it comes to the attractions of the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area, I'd have to list my favorite as Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture Garden.

Views of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

I just love a little abstract splash of color on the beach. There are lots and lots of attractions to Myrtle Beach, and you can't really see them all in just a few [...]

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Why You Should Catch a Flight to Myrtle Beach

In Myrtle Beach, the beach takes center stage We’d never considered a getaway to Myrtle Beach until we heard there were new, non-stop flights from Minneapolis/St. Paul to this South Carolina destination by [...]

When Your Car Falls Through the Ice

Gary Thompson of Tri-State Diving. Freshwater diving in the summer gives way to salvaging vehicles that have fallen through the ice in the winter. Gary Thompson is the guy you call when your [...]

Views of Olympic National Park, Washington

The vistas of Olympic National Park are spectacular. We spent two days walking around Olympic National Park in Washington. It's spectacular for several reasons, but unusual because of the various eco systems it [...]