Tag Archive | Travel and Adventure Show

Get Lost (with Arthur Frommer)

Working in news, I’ve meet a lot of famous people. I’m seldom star struck (with the exception of meeting George Clooney) but a back in March I had a moment to meet and talk with one of my heroes, Arthur Frommer of Frommers Travel Guides. Frommer is the man who, during his time in the […]

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I’m (Sort Of) Flying!

For most of my life my family has vacationed down on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Hatteras Island. Each year we’d pass the massive sand dunes of Jockey’s Ridge and see the people learning how to hang glide and each year I’d say “I want to learn to do that.”  When you’re a […]

A Better Way to Carry Your Gadgets and Gizmos

I know as a modern traveler we have to put up with a lot of things: airport lines, baggage fees and transporting all of our toys and gizmos safely and securely are just the beginning of a very lengthy list. At the DC Travel and Adventure Show last month I caught up with a man […]

Choose Your Own Adventure

The snow has melted in most of the mid-Atlantic and with spring here many are making their travel plans. I have noticed a big problem for those of us wanting to see the far-flung regions of the world; the trip to work is costing us more and more. I personally spend a minimum of $125 […]

How Professional Travelers Do “Vacation”

Nope, we’re not talking about ourselves here. We’re far from professional travelers (for now). Long-time Travel Channel host Samantha Brown (@SamanthaBrown) was in Washington, DC for the Travel and Adventure Show in mid-March. Her seminar, A Comedy of Travel Errors: My Globalization of Mishaps, was a journey through some of the more uncomfortable moments of her […]

Intro to Scuba

As a 30-something-year-old woman, I’m not overly fond of swimwear. It’s not terribly forgiving, let’s just leave it at that. While I may not love the wardrobe required, I do love the water. From the local swimming pool to Zeke’s parents’ hot tub to the warm, clear waters of the Caribbean, it’s my favorite element. […]