Little St. Simons Island, Georgia Coast

Last Spring Mel and I traveled to the southeastern seaboard. We went to N. Carolina, S. Carolina and Georgia. Late March and early April is a really nice time of the year there, we had really great weather, and the dogwood were blooming in many places we visited.

The barrier islands of Georgia include [...]

Angkor, Cambodia

In January, 2005 Mel and I flew from Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon) to Siem Riep, Cambodia. Siem Riep is the gateway to the ancient complex/city of Angkor, home to Angkor Wat among other things. (‘Wat’ means temple as anyone who has been to Thailand knows – they are ubiquitous [...]

Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand

In November, 2004 Mel and I embarked on a trip around the Pacific. First stop was New Zealand. We landed in Auckland (on the North Island), cleared customs and immigration and caught a flight to Queenstown on Lake Wakatipu in South Island. The approach through mountain passes and cols had my palms [...]

7 Ways To Find Cheap Airfare

Travel Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Stay away from weekend travel if you can. If you must travel on the weekend, do it on Saturday – the middle of the weekend. Separate yourself from the hordes trying to maximize their weekend – i.e. flying out on Friday (or Thursday) and returning Sunday (or Monday).
Include a [...]