TSA Body Scan Cartoons

Cartoonists are having a heyday with all the hubbub over TSA body scans. From Cartoonist Daryl Cagle: “Those new body scanners that show our naked bodies to TSA security personnel are an embarrassment to most travelers, but they are welcomed by cartoonists.  Here’s a sampling of naked scanner cartoons from around the world, starting with […]

TSA Don’t Touch My Junk T-Shirt

This was bound to happen.  Right? Tanga is selling a T-Shirt that boldly proclaims, “TSA Don’t Touch My Junk” Would you wear this in the airport? Tell us in the comment section below!

Scottsdale Thanksgiving Dining Options 2010

The Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau is a treasure trove of information about Scottsdale, Arizona. Here is a wonderful list that they have compiled for those who desire a Thanksgiving dinner prepared by a local chef. Event/Location Description McCormick & Schmick’s Traditional Thanksgiving feast menu available in addition to the regular menu. Price: $22.95 per […]

Christmas and Holiday Festivities at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona. (November 17, 2010) – Full of enchantment, twinkling lights, epicurean delights and one magical, musical 40-foot tree, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is bringing the splendor of the season with a host of new holiday experiences at the AAA Five Diamond resort: NEW “CHRISTMAS AT THE PRINCESS” FESTIVITIES Tree Lighting Ceremony As the grand […]

Gingerbread House from Four Seasons Scottsdale Executive Pastry Chef Lance Whipple

While at a “foodie” function at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale last night we got a sneak peek of one of Executive Pastry Chef Lance Whipple’s gingerbread houses. This particular creation is headed to a Prescott gingerbread house competition, but I understand that the gingerbread house that he creates for the Four Seasons Scottsdale is […]

Free Inflight WiFi Internet from Google and Gogo During Holidays

If you’re flying AirTran, Delta, or Virgin America during the holidays, you’re in luck.  Google Chrome, through the Gogo Inflight Internet service,  is offering free WiFi on all of their flights. Here’s the scoop: “Today, the Google Chrome browser team announced that it has teamed up with AirTran, Delta and Virgin America, to provide free […]

Glamping: A New Trend Towards Glamorous Camping

My photograph of our yurt in Big Sur’s Treebones Resort. Glamping – n – blend of glamorous + camping; a form of camping in which participants enjoy physical comforts associated with more luxurious types of vacations. When Carol and I were first married, the Boy Scout in me decided to take my city-slicker bride on […]

Video: The Roaming Boomers Live on ABC 15’s Sonoran Living Show

Here is a video of our recent live appearance on ABC 15’s Sonoran Living show in Phoenix, Arizona.  We talked about how to avoid “hell on earth” when traveling with friends.

A Shapeshifting Seagoing Floating Morphotel

The Morphotel is a concept that joins the idea of a floating hotel and a slow round-the-globe cruise ship created by Italian architect Gianluca Santosuosso. Here’s this from DVICE: “His vision calls for the Morphotel to go on an endless journey around the world, stopping occasionally in various ports to become a temporary extension of […]

The Roaming Boomers Live on Phoenix ABC’s Sonoran Living Show

We just finished our first live shoot on ABC’s Sonoran Living show here in Phoenix, Arizona.   On the show we discussed our article, 6 Critical Steps: How to Travel With Friends and Not Kill Each Other. Once we have a copy of the video, we will share it with you here.  But in the meantime, […]