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  • Excited About Expedia’s Partnership with St. Jude

    Excited About Expedia’s Partnership with St. Jude

    Did you know that treatments at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have pushed the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since it opened in 1962? As co-host of Midlife Road Trip, it breaks my heart to think that children with certain diseases, including cancer, may have experienced their midlife before they even started kindergarten. When I was a kid, my cousin, Terri, died of a rare bone cancer when we were both only 10 years […]

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  • Ancestry Travel – Chapter One

    Ancestry Travel – Chapter One

    As a part of Expedia’s Find Your Storybook campaign, we are exploring the theme of Ancestry Travel. We are embarking on a quest to discover where we came from by researching our ancestors, tracing their paths and visiting, the places they lived, worked, played and died. Chapter One of our journey entails research. Family records only take us back so far. So we reached out to Ancestry.com to help us discover more. They were excited that we chose to make Ancestry […]

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  • When I was a kid I time traveled with Mr. Peabody and Sherman #MrPeabody

    When I was a kid I time traveled with Mr. Peabody and Sherman #MrPeabody

    When I was a kid we had three television channels, children were the remote control and Saturday mornings were dedicated to cartoons. One of my favorites, and where I caught my first dose of wanderlust, was the adventures of Rocky the flying squirrel and Bullwinkle the moose, his dim-witted sidekick. It was during an episode of Rocky & Bullwinkle that I was first introduced to Mr. Peabody and Sherman. Peabody’s Improbable History took me around the world and introduced me to the likes Alexander Graham Bell, Shakespeare and Napoleon. I was mesmerized by the WABAC and dreamed of traveling to far off places and meeting fascinating characters.

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  • Has the weather got you down? We have got the Rx with our warm weather favorites!

    Has the weather got you down? We have got the Rx with our warm weather favorites!

    Has the weather got you down? Have you got cabin fever? Well, have we got the Rx for you with some of our warm weather favorites. It’s time for an adventure and you don’t even have to leave the house to find inspiration! Every week we host a radio show, Road Trip Radio where we chat about food, travel and adventure. Of course, between midlife memory loss and ADD we often go off track and you never know where that […]

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  • 7 Awesome Free Travel Apps

    7 Awesome Free Travel Apps

    Today’s smartphone technology makes travel so much more fun and easy. It’s hard to imagine how we ever got by without it. I recently received a sexy, new Motorola Droid Ultra from Verizon as #VZWBuzz Lifestyle Blogger. It came pre-loaded with Google Maps, which is the ultimate navigation tool. But as someone who travels for a living the first thing I did before making a call or transferring my contacts was to install my favorite travel apps – all of which […]

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  • The Future of Travel

    The Future of Travel

      Expedia and Egencia Study: Millennials Spend More Freely, Complain More Loudly and Crave Mobile Devices for Business and Leisure Travel   24-Country Study Conducted by Harris Interactive Examines “Future of Travel” By Comparing Business and Leisure Travel Habits and Preferences Across Generations   “Millennial” travelers – defined as those between 18 and 30 years old – have sharply different business and leisure travel habits and expectations than do their older peers, according to a global study released today by Expedia.com® […]

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  • Totally Awesome Bucket List Worthy Travel Packages #ExpediaStJude

    Totally Awesome Bucket List Worthy Travel Packages #ExpediaStJude

    What if we were to tell you that you could get a Totally Awesome Bucket List Worthy Travel Package and help a sick child?  Read on ….   It’s not often that you find big brands that share your same values so when we got the chance to really get to know and learn about Expedia.com we soon realized that they are company with heart and soul. We have been part of their #ViewFinder program since March of this year and […]

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  • Travel Bloggers ‘Find Yours’ in Australia, Paris, Morocco, London, and Seattle

    Travel Bloggers ‘Find Yours’ in Australia, Paris, Morocco, London, and Seattle

    Ever wanted to star in a video about you? Well here’s your chance…… Travel Bloggers ‘Find Yours’ in Australia, Paris, Morocco, London, and Seattle

    BELLEVUE, Wash., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Expedia.com®, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced the Expedia® Viewfinder Film Contest, open to travel bloggers. In partnership with the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), one winner will get the chance to travel to one of five pre-selected destinations with a NFFTY filmmaker. Expedia worked with NFFTY to determine five iconic cities often seen on the silver screen, including: Australia, Paris, Morocco, London, and Seattle. The Expedia Viewfinder Film Contest starts today, June 5 and the entry period will close on June 30, 2013.

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  • Germans are Likeliest to Sunbathe Nude

    Germans are Likeliest to Sunbathe Nude

    Expedia  just completed their first annual Flip Flop Report delving into what people like about beach travel and here are their findings. Despite the carefree nature of a sun-drenched week at the beach, beachgoers worldwide remain cost-conscious. In the US, the most important factor for 78% of beachgoers is the total trip price. The beach itself matters too – total vacation price and beach quality are the #1 and #2 criteria for travelers in 14 of the 21 countries surveyed – […]

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  • The New York Times Travel Show in a glance #NYTTS

    The New York Times Travel Show in a glance #NYTTS

    There was no shortage of inspiration at the New York Times Travel Show. The ‘world’ was well represented with exhibits from Antarctica to Africa, Maine to Mongolia. The show is the perfect place for anyone who has a penchant for travel and even if you don’t its a great way to see the world without traveling anywhere! The exhibits were colorful, often exotic with indigenous flavors and cultural exhibitions. [portfolio_slideshow id=9117]

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