As we gear up for another summer of visits to faraway places with strange-sounding names, it’s time to review what I have come to refer to as “My Senior Packing Needs,” also called “Don’t Leave Home Without This Stuff.” Here are my must-have items to pack whether my wife, Lyn, and I are traveling abroad…Details
Oil is essential to motorcycling. Your motorcycle uses several kinds of oil for various purposes, from engine oil to transmission fluid to fork oil to axle grease and more. You may be using petroleum-based oils, synthetic oils or even organic oils, all at the same time. Petroleum oil has been around forever, but it really…Details
You’re training for a big race and that leaves you very little time to plan your travel. Here are a few tips to make traveling to your race day an exercise in ease, not exhaustion. Learn about the course You’ve got a routine at home, but your regular route may not cut it. Figure out…Details
It’s April. That means it’s spring, which can only mean that summer is around the corner. That’s thrilling, and frightening at the same time. I haven’t yet planned my summer rides – have you? I’ve spent the winter doing some work on my bike – still more tweaking to get the brakes working right after…Details
Through our travels in Greece, my wife and I learned a few valuable tips to pass on to other seniors for a stress-free trip. First, wear good shoes. You’re going to do a lot of walking around the ruins, which are surrounded by steep hills that are often laced with rocky outcrops. The Acropolis in…Details
It’s a good idea to wear proper ear protection every time you ride. That can be as simple as using disposable foam plugs, like the ones you can get from Hearos. These can be as inexpensive as $1 per pair or even less, if you buy in bulk. When used properly, disposable earplugs can be…Details
It’s the beginning of the season for Major League Baseball and Family Travel Expert, Teresa Strasser, is making a list of the top 5 kid-friendly baseball stadiums. Watch the video to see if your home team made the cut.
What MLB traditions does your family have? Tell us in the comments below!
You might think that taking a vacation is selfish. You get a break from work and home responsibilities and an ample amount of refreshing me-time, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be all about you. In fact, decades of research imply that one of the most rejuvenating things we can do is spend…Details
I just love this time of year! Spring is here, and it means a time for new beginnings. The snow up here in Toronto is all gone, so it’s time to start planning some summer fun. I have a lot of places to visit over the next six months, including business travel to Montreal, Halifax,…Details
Students aren’t the only smarties on graduation day. Take these tips and save when you travel to celebrate with the recent grads in your life. Book early Visit the school’s website or contact the family to get the date ahead of time so you can begin planning. Booking your travel months ahead will save…Details