Death Valley in the Spring:  a two day guide

Death Valley in the Spring: a two day guide

There’s something life affirming about driving into a place called Death Valley, and kicking out the other side unscathed. Visiting Death Valley in the spring, when temperatures are a little cooler, is a great time to explore this region of relentless heat. Death...
Spring in Joshua Tree: A blooming good time to visit

Spring in Joshua Tree: A blooming good time to visit

The luck of the Irish was with us during spring in Joshua Tree. Not only did we witness a rare Joshua Tree bloom, but we got to stay where U2 did while filming for their 1988 hit album, Joshua Tree. U2’s album is inexplicably linked to Joshua Tree National Park,...
bob marley mausoleum: a dope tour in jamaica

bob marley mausoleum: a dope tour in jamaica

Does anyone do the Bob Marley Mausoleum tour in Jamaica and not get stoned? As in baked, loaded and high? While my tour companions passed a reefer of weed, sipping cannabis tea brewed over a fire pit outdoor kitchen, I could only stare at the sky. The mountainous back...
Orchard Camping at Cheval Cellars Winery, WA

Orchard Camping at Cheval Cellars Winery, WA

You’d think that discovering a little-known but great wine producer in Chelan, Washington would start with a referral, or perhaps a random road stop and tasting, while touring the area. But our discovery of Cheval Cellars Winery started with a campsite search. It was...
pack your patience for revenge travel in 2022

pack your patience for revenge travel in 2022

Revenge travel flying in summer 2022? You’re best to pack your patience in that carry on! There’s no dictionary definition yet, but industry professionals say the term “revenge travel” is starting to catch on. While this media buzzword originated in 2021 when the...