Acadia National Park, Maine

Once an exclusive vacation playground of America's elite families, Maine's Acadia National Park is now among the most beloved and most visited of the United States National Parks. Each year, roughly 3.3 million annual visitors place Acadia among the top 10 most-visited U.S. national parks.

By |2019-05-20T23:16:19-05:00May 20, 2019|Categories: Active Travel, National Parks, North America, United States|Tags: |0 Comments

Considering Traveling by RV? To Rent or Buy a Camper

The pros and cons of the RV lifestyle for those of us who are just beginning to think of the options. To buy or to rent an camper? To travel by RV year round or seasonally?

By |2019-03-18T06:19:42-05:00March 16, 2019|Categories: North America, Our Travel Life, Travel Tips, United States|Tags: |8 Comments

Let New Orleans Work Its Magic on You

Let New Orleans work its magic on you. Our suggestions include where to stay, where to eat, and a round-up of New Orleans attractions. Tip #1: Take it easy.

By |2019-04-11T17:13:58-05:00February 14, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture, Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , |11 Comments

The Louisiana Legend of Evangeline

The Evangeline story, in whatever form, is the national epic poem of the Acadian people. And, the ineffable sense of woe and exile hasn't died in Cajun country.

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.