Tag Archives: Travel

New Gig: Editor of UpTake Travel Industry Blog

As if I don’t have enough to keep me busy, I’ve taken on another contract assignment—as the editor of the Travel Industry Blog at UpTake.com. Continue reading

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Thailand: Calling All Tourists

Learn what the Thailand Tourism Authority is doing to lure tourists back to visit Thailand following the recent Red Shirt protests. Continue reading

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New Travel Auction Site Is Off & Away

New travel auction site Off & Away launches May 24, 2010. Learn how it works. Continue reading

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Mexico: Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

Day tour to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest protected area on the Mexican Caribbean, with 1.3 million acres of jungle, mangroves, marshes, lakes, estuaries, ruins, and, of course, plenty of animal and bird life. Trails in the reserve follow ancient Mayan trade routes. Continue reading

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Willing to Bet on Atlantic City’s Qua Baths & Spa

I’m not a gambler nor do I care for typical U.S. gaming destinations, so I never head to Las Vegas unless I have to for a work assignment, I’ve never been to Reno for any reason, and I’ve stopped in Atlantic City to check out the boardwalk and pick up some saltwater taffy … once, in 1992. As I write this, however, I’m thinking it’s time I gave Atlantic City another chance. Continue reading

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8 Tips for Last-Minute Travel

I tend to do a lot of last-minute travel because there are some great deals to be had if you can be a little flexible with your dates and destinations. Here are 8 tips to last-minute travel savings. These are by no means comprehensive, and I welcome your additional tips in the comments section. Continue reading

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Curry Economics and Other Silk Road Events at American Museum of Natural History

Events tied to the Traveling the Silk Road exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History. Continue reading

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Blasphemy! Most Employees Skip Vacation

Survey shows 66 percent of people didn’t use all their vacation time in 2009. Why this is a bad idea. Continue reading

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2009: The Year in Travel

The only resolution I made when 2009 began was to get out on the road more than I had in 2007 and 2008. I’m happy to report my wish came true, in more ways than one. Aside from my monthly … Continue reading

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Tips for Visiting the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xi’an, China

Travel tips for visiting the Terra Cotta Warriors museum in Xi’an, China. Continue reading

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