5 wonderful reasons to visit Europe in springtime

5 wonderful reasons to visit Europe in springtime

Spring is in the air. If you have a yen for traveling, this is one of the best times to go — especially if you are headed for Springtime in Europe. In the spring, the fields of France are ablaze with daisies and poppies. Holland is a riot of tulips and crocuses. Italy’s hillsides are covered with the pastel blossoms of pears, cherries and oranges. And alpine snows melt to reveal lush green pastures.

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Learn how secure WiFi can make a whopping difference

Learn how secure WiFi can make a whopping difference

Having secure WiFi is important for travelers, whether they are traveling in their neighborhood or to the other side of the planet. From Starbucks to Marriott, to Segovia or Milano, secure WiFi is important. Failure to secure your Internet connection allows anyone to track your Web activity.

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How to savor nature at the Lodge at Gulf State Park

How to savor nature at the Lodge at Gulf State Park

The Lodge at Gulf State Park on Alabama’s Gulf of Mexico coast was designed and built, and is operated, to be as nature-friendly and environmentally conscious as possible. That’s because it’s located where, as the hotel’s promotional material claims, “Nature is at your doorstep.”

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One more FAA failure — ID systems for drones

One more FAA failure — ID systems for drones

The FAA and DOT are unprepared for the coming world of unmanned aerial vehicles and drones. Their hesitancy at dealing with this issue and their reticenct in issuing new rules and regulations that will allow the safe development of drones has hurt the US industries that were in the forefront of this new technology.

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5 ways a more expensive hotel in Hawaii can save you money.

5 ways a more expensive hotel in Hawaii can save you money.

Many travelers search for Hawaiian hotel value that doesn’t have to break the bank. A friend of mine used to say, “I don’t need a palace, but on vacation I’d like something that’s a little nicer than being at home.” Look at activities, pools, slides, and location before deciding that the cheapest is the best. It might be better to spend a little more and get a lot more.

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