Category = travel


Minneapolis: no HOHO but a whole lot of fun

Whenever I visit a city that has no Hop-On Hop-off (HOHO) buses, I'm leery and thinking that the city must not have much to see. Well... Minneapolis has changed my mind!

05th Jul
Minneapolis, MN glass and steel downtown architecture

Can You Smell Disappointment in the AAir?

Last week, American Airlines released a barrage of changes - or as one blogger had it; they put the hammer down - to the AAdvantage loyalty program. I'm not going to go into specifics; what I will do is relate how this news is very disappointing to me.

12th Jun
American Airlines airplanes in DCA and DFW

Memorial Day 2015 changed my life

Photography and travel was still top priority; posting to this blog, however, was not. It wasn't my intent. Truly. but life got in the way real quick...

31st May
Maui view from a high-rise

Travel Stories: Arizona Rocks!

If you're the type of person who gets your rocks off on rocks... and mountains and cactus and canyons then Arizona is the place to be. Seriously.

10th May
Lower Antelope Canyon colorful waves in Page, Arizona - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Sigma 10-20 lens

Light Trails in downtown Phoenix

A few of my new coworkers expressed a real interest in photography... we decided to shoot light trails from the CityScape walkway in downtown Phoenix.

22nd Mar
Long exposure light trails at sunset, as seen from CityScape walkway in Phoenix, Arizona - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and 18-200 VR lens

Travel Adventure Show: Long Beach side of LA

Every year, the Travel Channel puts on a Travel Adventure Show extravaganza in several cities around the country. I've missed previous years but this year I managed to plan better and ended up at the Los Angeles show that was actually held in Long Beach, California.

06th Mar
Rick Steves and Samantha Brown are some of the headliners at the Travel Adventure Show in Long Beach, California - collage