10 Tips for Hassle-Free Business Travel

If you're a road warrior, these travel tips will help reduce the stress of your journeys. 1. Choose your Travel Modality Wisely Planes, trains or automobiles: what's the choice to be? While air travel is clearly the only way to go for long journeys, shorter trips of a couple of hundred miles might be faster via train, bus or auto. When making your decision, consider time spent traveling to and from airports, plus time spent lining up for check in, security and departure. Also consider the ...


Yellowstone Camping In The Fall

Soon, the busy summer tourist season will be over in Yellowstone National Park. If you are interested in enjoying one of the world's most unique geological wonders without the traffic, and crowds, it is time to start planning a trip. Fall in Yellowstone is a very special time with light frosts on chilly nights, and pleasant warm days where you can breathe in the earthy scents of the Park. Bugling Elk, roaming herds of Buffalo, and lazy days spent touring the spectacular thermal features make ...


Virginia is a Fascintaing Place

At the end of 16th century, Britain started colonizing Virginia, where Native Americans used to live. First permanent white settlement was done at Jamestown in 1607. Virginia sent many delegates to American Congress in 1774 in Philadelphia. On 29 June 1776 Virginia adopted a convention making it a commonwealth independent of British Empire. On 17 April 1861 it withdrew from the US and after much hustle-bustle it again joined them on 18 June 1861. It is also known for the nine Presidents of US ...


The Best Romantic Hotels In the Caribbean

/p> Are you looking for a romantic hotel in the Caribbean? Are you looking for a place to spend your honeymoon or wedding anniversary? Are you looking for that perfect place to spice up your relationship? Look no further. Listed below are the best romantic getaways in these beautiful isles which will no doubt give the perfect setting for a romantic time. It includes only the most luxurious hotels and the ones that offer top notch customer service. Horned Dorset Primavera Puerto Rico This is ...


Memorial Day a way to Celebrate

Memorial Day is May 30th this year, are you ready? Are you in need of an idea for how to celebrate this time honored holiday with your family and friends? How about reading an expert from Abraham Lincoln’s ―Gettysburg Address”. Sharing with those young hearts in your life the meaning behind this historical speech. Take a trip to visit your state capitol, or your local war memorial; what have you been waiting for? Honor this special day that originated in Waterloo, New York in 1866 ...


Have Pet ... Can Travel

/p> If you are reading this, I guess you have a pet, need a holiday and don't want to waste your next hard-earned break watching round-the-clock rubbish on televsion. In days gone many pet owners simply did not go on holidays! "Why", I would ask them, and the answer was always the same: "Because we own a pet." Fortunately pet owners have more options than they used to. These days you can often take your pet with you. Otherwise you can leave it in a secure boarding kennel or cattery, or ...


Conversion Van Camping Advice

Conversion van camping doesn't give you the luxury of life in an RV, nor the discomfort of sleeping in a tent. It can be tough to safely heat a van at night, but it's cheap compared to an RV, and you can go places they cannot. We spent more than 25 nights sleeping in our conversion van last year. Life In A Conversion Van Make your van into something that's useable for you, especially if it's going to be your residence for days or weeks at a time. For my wife and I, this meant having space to ...


Roe vs. Wade 32nd Anniversary

This weekend we had a rather somber church service. A service remembering the anniversay of the Supreme Court decision of Roe vs. Wade on abortion. And, of course, an occasion like that gets me thinking. Thinking about all the statistics of what has happened in America since that decision on abortion. And thinking about the importance of teaching our children the value of life. For those of you with older children, here are the links to information we used in homeschool this ...


What's Happening in MAY

May 1-11 -- Millwood.―Art at the Mill” at the Burwell-Morgan Mill is a fundraiser for Clarke County Historical Association. During each show, hundreds of artists will be displaying over 1,000 pieces of art. Oil paintings are predominant, but other types of painting, mixed media, sculpture, fine woodworking, and pottery round out the stunning diversity of the show. There is something for every taste, budget, and decor. 540-955-2600.May 1-23 -- Buena Vista.Glen Maury Park, 101 Maury ...


Dog Travel - Taking a Vacation with Your Dog

Like most dog owners, you probably take your dog with you on weekend excursions and trips to the country. When it comes time to take a longer vacation, however, we always face the dilemma of what to do with Fido. Traveling with your pup is not always practical, especially if you are flying somewhere. However, there are ways to make dog travel easier and more convenient -- it just requires a bit of planning. The best way of traveling with your dog is to go by car or recreational vehicle. You can ...