Travel

  • A Mardi Gras Guide For First Timers 

    A Mardi Gras Guide For First Timers 

    New Orleans residents—and a million visitors—gather in the Louisiana streets on the final day of Carnival. On this particular night before Ash Wednesday, parade participants and partiers pile into the streets, behind barricades or on floats, to ring in the last night before the 40 days of Lent. In other words, Mardi Gras is a…


  • Celebrate Valentine's Day With One Of These Romantic Cruises

    Celebrate Valentine's Day With One Of These Romantic Cruises

    Wake up in the middle of the ocean and turn over to see the love of your life gazing out the window, inhaling the sweet, salty air, content with your 2024 Valentine’s Day outing. Numerous cruise lines host romantic-themed operations that help couples break away from their regular life and barrage of life’s requirements for…


  • I booked an Amtrak Sleeper Car. Here's what I wish I'd known first

    I booked an Amtrak Sleeper Car. Here's what I wish I'd known first

    I booked an Amtrak sleeper car from San Antonio Texas to Alpine Texas. It was my first overnight train ride and here is what I wish I'd known before my trip. The Texas Eagle  I planned to travel from my home in San Antonio to meet a friend to hike in Big Bend National Park. Amtrak’s Texas…


Lifestyle

  • 7 Things to do when you're single on Valentine's Day

    7 Things to do when you're single on Valentine's Day

    So, it's that time of year again when the lovebirds of the world cozy up with their +1 and pledge to love each other even more than the previous year. Maybe they venture out for a romantic cruise or book a fancy date night at a Michelin-rated restaurant. Your happiness for the pair could not…


  • Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Kids

    Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Kids

    Valentine's Day. Those two words conjure up images of long-stemmed red roses and gazing into the eyes of our sweetheart over a romantic dinner. Maybe something a little racier, like bubbly or lingerie. Roses and romance are nice, but Valentine’s Day can also be fun to celebrate with kids. Here are four ways to celebrate…