Three Awesome Things: Third Edition

You guessed it, kids. It’s time for another round of Three Awesome Things. So, listen up! This week, I received quite a unique array of press releases. A few had nothing to do with travel; a few were requests for free advertising; and three . . . sounded super cool. So, without further ado, this…

How to Avoid Lift Lines in Colorado

Colorado is one of the most popular destinations for downhill skiing in the country. You can almost guarantee blue skies, comfortable temperatures, and sweet powder — which is why millions turn out each ski season to hit the slopes there. Just a few weeks ago, I skied in Colorado three days in a row, during…

Three Awesome Things: Second Edition

Well, we’re due for another round of Five Awesome Things. However, this week, I will be cutting it down to just Three Awesome Things. This will mean you will hear about only the best of the best from me. This week’s topics were all suggested to me in press releases from various contacts within the…

Guest Post: The Top 5 Luxury Hotels in the Caribbean

By Adam Michael The Caribbean is an area of white sand beaches, tropical palms, crystal oceans and friendly locals, a destination renowned for its laid back atmosphere and year round sunshine. It’s no surprise then that the islands welcomed an astonishing 18 million visitors in the last 12 months alone, an impressive feat for a…

Five Awesome Things: First Edition

One of the things that go along with running a blog is a massive stream of emails. As someone whose blog is finally gaining some traction, I am grateful so many people have read my blog and thought it was worth sending a pitch or press release my way. However, I still work 40 hours…

Quote of the Day: William Least Heat Moon

A quote of the day to get you through to Friday. Almost there! “What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on…

All Aboard Beat: First Interview!

So, recently I was contacted by Cheap Flights for an interview. They are currently doing a set of articles where they interview travel experts for travel tips and advice, entitled Waiting to Board. So far they had featured gurus like Christopher Elliott and Johnny Jet. And they also decided to feature me! Below I have…

Blogger Relay: My Top Three Travel Memories

Hello readers! Big news! I was recently selected by Wherever Writer Amy Rigby to join Low Cost Holiday’s Blogger Relay contest. I feel so lucky to have been asked to join this team of talented travel writers. So far, each member of my team has listed their top three travel memories, so today I will…

Quote of the Day: Freya Stark

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a quote of the day. But I love this one by Dame Freya Stark, a travel writer who was the first Westerner to travel through many areas of the Middle East, and so I will share it with you. Enjoy. “Travel does what good novelists also do to the…

My Top Five Reasons for Traveling

Hello, readers! It’s been awhile, and I’m sorry for that. I just made a huge change in my life. In August, I moved from Wisconsin to the Washington, D.C. area. The move took a lot of work and planning; and it has paid off. I love it here. There is so much to see and…

Exclusive Interview with Blade of Grass

One topic I have not covered as much as I would like to on the All Aboard Beat is music. Previously, I wrote for a music blog, and I adored exploring and writing about the many artists and genres out there. Music is such an important part of life everywhere, and a way that people can connect…

Ode to a Forgotten Coast

My family has been visiting St. George Island nearly every year for a decade now—basically since we got our dog. We started out going there for the limited leash enforcement, then kept coming back because we loved it. Today, against my better judgment, I’m going to let you all in on why this beautiful island…