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Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Uruguay’s Antique Car Heaven

A funny thing happened on the way to the Drugstore. We met Bonnie and Clyde. Well, they weren't really Bonnie and Clyde but then it wasn't really a drugstore! We were in Colonia, Uruguay, the country's most ambient and well-preserved (more)
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A Two Wheel Walk-A-Bout

There’s nothing any of us like to do more than go for a decent ride with a couple of mates, see the countryside, enjoy meeting other riders, battling rain and bugs and occasionally overdoing it (not that there’s anything wrong (more)
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Searching for the Old West

I grew up on western movies that featured Roy and Dale, Hopalong, and all the heroes of the “Old West.” Longing for the “old” days when the good guys always won, I decided to see it there was anything left (more)
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Scotland

Scotland is always wet and cold. I can guarantee that. Yahoo weather station showed rain every day leading to our trip and apparently for weeks afterwards, so we packed Macintoshes, galoshes, sweaters, and umbrellas. However, we landed in full sunshine at (more)
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Northern New Mexico Transcends Time

Exploring the Land of Enchantment Not a nature lover at heart? Tough. This scenery grabs hold of you and weaves itself into your spirit like a brilliant Navajo rug. There’s no escaping the mesmerizing, ever-changing mystique of New Mexico’s northern (more)
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Milwaukee is More than Mead

A Day Trip to Milwaukee, Wisconsin Popular culture, namely movies and television shows, can dramatically impact one’s perception of a geographic location. “Laverne & Shirley,” “Happy Days,” “Wayne’s World,” and for the more obscure film lovers, “American Movie” all depict (more)
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Moab: Arches, Canyons, Red Rocks and a River

  The hike out to Delicate Arch was not on my schedule for this visit to Moab.  I’ve been there before.  It’s a magnet for me.  Every time I see a Utah license plate with the arch I recall one (more)
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Driving around “HOMES”

“HOMES,” that unforgettable elementary school mnemonic for recalling the names of the five Great Lakes also spells a great vacation. Driving around “HOMES” makes for an unforgettable trip that encompasses world-class cities, thundering waterfalls, sweeping sand dunes, unsurpassed bird watching, (more)
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Germany’s Alpine Road

  R&R and Outdoor Adventure in the Bavarian Alps   Experience Bavaria's breathtaking scenery and keep an eye on culture while hiking, walking, or simply absorbing Bavaria's unique beauty. From the Berchtesgaden National Park to the picturesque Starnberg Lake and (more)
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Traveling Georgia’s Antebellum Trail

A Drive through History Slow down and travel through a quieter time. Georgia’s Antebellum Trail from Athens to Macon is a trip through the era before the Civil War. Plan a couple of days… or more. 1.  Tour it! Start (more)
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Fall is the Time to Hit the Road

Great Drives, Great Scenery, Great Escapes   The American love of the automobile is legendary. The price of gas may cut down on the length of the trips but drive we must.  And, fall time is when the urge to (more)

Advice to Moms Who Resolve to Keep a Cleaner Car in the New Year

    When my kids were little, it seemed like we lived in the car. Between carpools, trips to lessons, going to parks and amusement parks and driving through fast food restaurants enroute. My car looked like a mobile home. (more)
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I’d Like To Drive 56 Please

This HepCat Mobile Helped Give New Life to a Stuffy Chrysler Line   Sammy Hagar used to complain that, “I can’t drive 55” but this little kitten would love to take a spin in a ’56 New Yorker!  At a (more)
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Free cars

In the upper end of the Los Angeles real estate market it is very competitive for sellers who are looking for buyers that can afford the big asking prices. This has led to some creative marketing tactics including adding hundreds (more)
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Indianapolis 500 Winner Dario Franchitti

Forget about using a basic GPS as a navigation tool when touring a European country. How about having reigning IndyCar Series Champion, Dario Franchitti as your personal guide around his native Scotland? Franchitti is helping drive visitors to his homeland (more)