Cruising the Columbia and Snake Rivers

If you’re looking to take a trip through history or just to view some beautiful sights, then consider taking a river cruise through the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

It makes a great family trip too. Children begin learning about the adventures of Lewis and Clark as early as elementary school. Their journey throughout the West with Sacagawea is an epic tale that both history buffs and fans of the movie Night at the Museum can appreciate.

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If you’re a fan of Starz’s “Outlander” series, a trip to Scotland, the land that inspired the show, is a must.

Outlander is a British-American television drama series that is based on the series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. The Starz show started three years ago and it is currently in its third season. “Outlander” follows Claire Randall, a nurse who travels back in time to 18th-century Scotland and meets the warrior Jamie.

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A Day in La Spezia, Italy

When travelers talk Italy, it’s typically Rome, Venice, Florence and Tuscany. If you’re looking for a new area to explore, how about La Spezia?

La Spezia is located on the northern part of Italy, midway between Genoa and Pisa on the Ligurian Sea, and is one of Italy’s commercial harbors. It’s a great place to tour with so many things to do, including:

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Taking a Break from Social Media on Vacation

Social media has quickly become a staple of modern-day culture. Wherever you go, it seems people are always on their phones, checking Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and so much more. While social media is a great way to check in with friends, share important memories, and catch up on the latest news, it can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Everyone needs a break from social media sometimes, and especially on vacations. Here are some reasons why you should consider a social media break on your next vacation:

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Renting a sailboat in the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands are located in the Caribbean, and made up of four main islands and some smaller ones. It’s an extremely popular yachting destination, but what does it take to rent a sailboat in the British Virgin Islands?

Consider that before you even get the sailboat you need to travel to the BVIs, so your budget will include roundtrip airfare as well as a couple of days of hotel fares.

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What destinations are worth a first class ticket?

Lisa and Edward have dreamed about a trip to Italy. Every time they fly, they do the best they can to save money on airfares. They watch for sales, time their trips to off-peak and comparison shop. That will all change when they fly to Italy. No expense will be spared.

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San Antonio River Walk

travel makers mdYou know what they say in Texas, “Go Big or Go Home”? We bet that you won’t want to go home when you visit the San Antonio River Walk, which is a network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River, one story beneath the streets of San Antonio, Texas. There’s never a dull moment at the San Antonio River Walk. You can fill up your vacation with how much there is to do here:

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SpeedVegas racing experience in Las Vegas

travel makers mdIf you have the need for speed, Las Vegas is the perfect place to get your fix. This fast-moving town is home to an even faster speed racing experience where you can drive a luxury car of your choice. Can you picture yourself behind the wheel of a Porsche, Mercedes, Ferrari or Lamborghini? Of course you can, so buckle up because at SpeedVegas Racing Experience, you will drive one of these cars for an adrenaline-pumping five lap ride that you will never forget.

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Exploring the Culture, history and beauty of Amsterdam

travel makers mdAmsterdam is one beautiful country, filled with canals and bridges, beautiful scenery and buildings that are propped up on 11 million wooden poles. Tour the country on a bicycle and stop for a brew, but however you do it, it must be on your list of places to see.

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Tricks to getting a good night sleep when you’re away from home


When you’re away from home and sleeping in a strange bed in a completely different time zone, getting a good night’s sleep can be difficult. But that doesn’t mean it has to be impossible. There are tricks you can use to make sure you slumber is peaceful.

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