As a 9 to 5 traveler, I probably travel more than the average 40 hour a week person. However, I also live a life many people can relate to – full time job, house, car, family, daily routines and stresses. I don’t travel full time. Yet I want show people who are like me how they can travel more.
As I walked inside, the place was packed. I could barely move through the crowd. As I walked to my seat, I looked around. Maybe this wasn’t a good idea. A sea of red and white surrounded me. Flags were waving, voices screaming, and here I was right in the middle.
After flying for a number of years, I’ve observed many rude airline passengers and bad behavior. Sure, airline travel isn’t always fun. Thankfully we have an airline passenger bill of rights to protect us against bad airline behavior. When travel goes wrong and it takes 27 hours to fly from Dublin to California or have [...]
My Scottish Highland Games and Festival adventures have seen me toss haggis, hang out with giant burly men in kilts (known as Scottish Highland Games athletes), enjoy the bagpipes and some Celtic music, and learn about Scottish clans. This weekend celebrates the 137th Sacramento Scottish Highland Games and Festival (it’s one of the oldest Scottish festivals in [...]
A couple of years ago, my fascination with the Scottish Highland Games began. At my first Sacramento Scottish Highland Games and Festival, I met the athletes for the first time. I spent the entire day hanging out with the guys and talked about the personal lives of Scottish Highland Games professional athletes. In 2012, I [...]
I’ve flown for the last 20 years but never before had I experienced an airlines computer glitch like the one that happened Tuesday. For many people in the travel industry, the American Airlines computer glitch made headlines. For me, it made for a chaotic travel experience I won’t forget. As I boarded my flight from Sacramento [...]
Recently, I’ve become fascinated with travel photography. While I may never be a professional photographer, I do want to learn to take better travel photos. Sure, I am an expert at how to make travel videos as evidenced by my recent zip lining video. However, these simple tips from photographer Kim Olson will help you [...]
Peanut butter and jelly. Salt and pepper. Thunder and lightning. These are things that go together or complement one another. Sports and travel? Not something most people think about as a pair. Over the last year, this is something I have been trying to change. It started with the College Football Travel Tour that turned [...]