Category Archives: Travel

Route 66 Retrospective: Lessons Learned

With so many people planning their own Route 66 trips, I thought I would share a number of my random thoughts and lessons learned from our trip taken over sixteen days back in September and October last year. In my … Continue reading

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Route 66 Retrospective: The Planning

Since concluding our Route 66 adventure four months ago, I have continued to remain active on a number of Route 66 forums and Facebook groups. Those groups are full of people planning their own trips on the Mother Road and … Continue reading

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Encountering Crocodiles in Florida

I’m still catching up with documenting our adventures from over the Christmas break. This time we check out “Croc Encounters”, a non-profit reptile rescue in Tampa Bay, Florida. I’d like to give a shout-out to the forty people who have … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern

You don’t need to know anything about architecture to know the name Frank Lloyd Wright. On our recent trip to Florida, we spent some time checking out the campus of Florida Southern College, which is home to a large collection … Continue reading

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Golden Spike National Historic Site

It’s always a pleasure when you get to visit a historic site that you have wanted to see for many years. This time it was a visit to Promontory Point, Utah and the location of the driving of the golden … Continue reading

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Route 66: The Finale!

We reach the end of Route 66… Continue reading

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Route 66: The Penultimate Day on the Road

The final days of Route 66 were a bit of an mental battle.  More than two weeks on the road, living out of a suitcase, and having a different bed almost every night was becoming both mentally and physically exhausting.  … Continue reading

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