Articles Tagged ‘road trip’

Hard Days, Soft Nights in North Lake Tahoe

Hard Days, Soft Nights in North Lake Tahoe October 26, 2011 | Active/Outdoors | Read More
North Lake Tahoe traditionally has been the place for NorCal residents to play in summer and winter, with the best ski resorts in the region, great biking and hiking trails, and several fun small towns with a smattering of decent bars and restaurants. But, except for old standbys like the Resort at Squaw...

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat May 25, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
While traveling most of us indulge in food that isn’t exactly beneficial for our waistlines. But that’s okay because, hey, we’re on vacation, and we don’t want to be strapped down by dietary rules and calorie counts.We want to live it up and explore, and if the local delicacy is bathed...

Sheep is Our Copilot

Sheep is Our Copilot May 24, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Driving the equivalent of Tijuana to Seattle is a daunting task. But doing that trip with a sheep baaaaing and chewing on some hay in the back of your mid ’90s station wagon? Well that’s just a little crazy. But according to The DailyMail, A British man is driving 1,250 miles to Slovenia...

Gas Price Comparison: Things Could Be Better, Worse

Gas Price Comparison: Things Could Be Better, Worse May 10, 2011 | Travel Deals, Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
Plan on loading up that station wagon for a road trip this summer? You may want to think about dumping the non-essentials so your vehicle runs as light and as gas-efficient as possible. Fuel prices across the United States are running high this summer and gas prices have already topped $4/gal, with some...

Airstream News: The Great American Road Trip Remains Intact

Airstream News: The Great American Road Trip Remains Intact March 1, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
No longer just popular among college students and retirees, the RV road trip we believe is set for a big comeback with the introduction of the 2011 Eddie Bauer Airstream. While more popular with all age groups in countries like Australia, RVing hasn’t quite caught on with younger travelers in America....

Man Takes Wheelchair on Epic 200-Mile Road Trip

Man Takes Wheelchair on Epic 200-Mile Road Trip January 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
A road trip by a United Arab Emirates resident gives new meaning to green travel. If you thought you were being Captain Environment by driving around in your bio-diesel car, wait until you hear this story. According to Switched, one U.A.E. resident is taking eco-friendly to the next level by using a...

Top 10 Road Trip Songs, According to Wired

Top 10 Road Trip Songs, According to Wired January 6, 2011 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
If you’re ever driven across the country, you’ve without a doubt made some bangin’ road trip mixes.  There are the essentials, the classics, the ones from middle school, and the ones we’ve all forgotten about, but to which we still know all the words. Wired.com recently surveyed...

Road Trippers Rejoice: Makeshift Transformer For Your Car

Road Trippers Rejoice: Makeshift Transformer For Your Car December 21, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Roadtrippers, vagabonders, and travelers alike: introducing the world’s first transformer, kind of. During an age of bizarre and irrelevant travel gadgets, we’ve come across an invention that might have succeeded as not only a cool product, but also a practical one. The gadget is the RoomBox,...

Travel Challenges: Road-Tripping With Your Pets

Travel Challenges: Road-Tripping With Your Pets November 29, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
A recent road trip by a travel blogger highlights new challenges and adventures to your typical cross-country journey. Lisa Overman recently completed a road trip where she was the solo driver, but had plenty of company along the way. Traveling along with her was Lisa’s 120-pound dog and two elderly...

Travel Like a Local: Easter in Rome, All-American Roads in Florida, Perth Zoos Kick the Habit

Travel Like a Local: Easter in Rome, All-American Roads in Florida, Perth Zoos Kick the Habit April 2, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
As we wrapped up March, our Local Experts were busy across the globe finding Local tidbits and tips to help you make the most of the trip you’re going to take (or are dreaming to go on soon). Here are our Top 10 thoughts from our team of Local Experts around the world. Meaghan in San Diego “…...