Author page: Linda

Charleston, the Belle of the South

Charleston has been voted as the number one US city for the third year in a row by Conde Nast Travelers.  After my visit in late February, I can certainly see why.  Temps in the mid-60s, blue skies and delicious sight-gawking makes this a dream...

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Chip Credit Card

For international travel I recommend at least one chip card, also known as a EMV credit card, these cards have been standard in Europe for years but are only recently available in the US. Below is a link to a Google spreadsheet that may make your...

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St. Augustine, Florida

The oldest city in the United States is charming and an architectural delight.  The history is fascinating.  One of the best ways to get a feel for this city is on one of the many trolley tours.  If you don’t get off, the full loop is about...

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Port Canaveral‏

Port Canaveral is 46 miles from the Orlando airport.  With toll stops, allow at least 60 minutes from the airport to the pier.  Alternatively you may want to consider Melbourne (25 miles) or Sanford (62 miles) airports. Most passengers opt to fly...

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Are You Prepared?

Robbery of travelers is a fact of life and an increasingly prevalent problem.  The fact is that you can minimize the chances of being robbed, but you cannot entirely thwart a skilled thief.  Remember that while traveling, President Bush’s...

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