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Free ThinkingTravel

Take Advantage Of Freebies And Bargains

Consumer items tend to go up in price over time, not down, he reasoned, but you buy them year-in, year-out. So, he makes money by locking in a lower price and buying a larger...

TravelUntethered

Avoid The Stress of Air Travel

Psychologists are even considering a measurement called the "air travel stress scale" to assist them treating people for stress and anxiety...

Self-RelianceTravel

Four Essential Tips For Hurricane Survival

As terrifying as the hurricane was, with planning and luck we came through without a scratch. If you ever find yourself in a similar fix, here are a few lessons that helped guide us through...

Travel

Spend Quality Time Visiting Your Family

My husband, Al, and I spent three weeks visiting with his family in Raleigh, North Carolina this summer. Now, I can’t imagine being a houseguest – or having a house guest – for three weeks.

TravelUntethered

Live Independent, Free and Chilled Out

Almost every weekday was the same. Put on suit...get in car...commute...meetings all day...corporate goals to meet...bills to pay... I remember one day on the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles passing...

Travel

Five Ways to Find Free Accommodation on Your Travels

One of the main excuses people use for not traveling more is “I can’t afford it.” So many dreams are put on hold because of the common...

TravelUntethered

Good Things Happen when You Get Out of Bed

"Good things happen when you get out of bed." So says John Bechtel, who wrote his first travel article last year and has since been published 20 times. Travel writing is a great way become your...

Free ThinkingTravel

Cultivating a New Life on Island Time

"Is this the only place you can get Chinese food in Syracuse?" We put the question to the owner of a nearby take-out joint here in Sicily last night. Her modestly decorated, though well-located

Travel

Go Where You Want, When You Want

Not much time to write today. We're heading to Uruguay to tie up some last minute items here on the continent. After a too-long hiatus, we're preparing to get back "on the road" again...Yes,