General Travel, International Travel, Transportation, Travel Professional

Are you a SMART Traveler?

When leaving the borders of the USA, it's a keen idea to register your trip with the US State Dept via their STEP program for Americans traveling abroad.  It only takes a few minutes to create an account and register your trip. photo courtesy of the US Dept of State The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is… Continue reading Are you a SMART Traveler?

Colonial Williamsburg, Family Travel, Foodie, General Travel, Romance Travel, US Destinations

Where to eat in Williamsburg VA – The Hound’s Tale

Near the Colonial section of Williamsburg on Prince George Street you will find a quaint and unique restaurant that is a local favorite - The Hound's Tale. This review is part of our "Where to Eat" series. The first thing you will notice upon walking in is the warm and welcoming feeling to the restaurant.… Continue reading Where to eat in Williamsburg VA – The Hound’s Tale

Family Travel, General Travel, Transportation, US Destinations

Traveling via Amtrak Train

Once deemed it an out of date way to travel, the train is becoming a more desired form of transportation to flying or driving. I can't think of one person who enjoys the idea of going through TSA Security at the airport, can you? Our family first experienced train travel when we relocated to Germany… Continue reading Traveling via Amtrak Train

General Travel, International Travel

The Trusted Traveler Program – is it for you?

TSA Pre-Check or Global Entry?  Anyone who has experienced clearing US Customs when traveling internationally will tell you the line is long and you breathe a sigh of relief after reaching the other side.   This is especially true for busy airports like JFK, Charlotte, Chicago, Atlanta and LAX to name a few.  photo courtesy… Continue reading The Trusted Traveler Program – is it for you?