What You Should Delete From Facebook ASAP

Are you making yourself vulnerable to hackers or other predators by posting too much personal information on Facebook? The chances are pretty good that you do have some things on your profile that you would be better off deleting immediately. Most of us are in that boat. Here's a checklist, followed by a video that…

Top 10 Fall Travel Destinations

Christmas is too long to wait for your next vacation. It's time to start planning a fall getaway! After all, why not take advantage of mild weather at a time of year when travel costs are typically lower? Travel Channel compiled a list of fun and scenic autumn destinations for 2017 all across the country.…

The Longest Road Trip On Earth

"Mom, are we there yet?" You would hear that a lot if you attempted the longest road trip on Earth with your family. That's because the greatest distance you can drive on one continuous road system, without crossing a body of water via ferry, is 8,726 miles between Sagres, Portugal in western Europe and Khasan,…

Some American Behavior Might Not Fly Overseas

My family is one step closer to taking an overseas trip. We went to the USPS Northeast Station in Charlotte to renew our passports yesterday. We had to complete four applications, have four new photos taken, and write four checks. I expected it to be like a typically painful visit to the DMV, but it…

Catch The Foliage Train Before It Leaves! (Get It?)

If you have a travel bucket list, this should be on it: a trip through the Blue Ridge or Great Smoky Mountains to see the fall foliage. The sight of all those leaves changing colors will do wonders for your soul. However, if the mere thought of driving along winding country roads has you feeling…

Fastest-Growing Travel Destinations Of 2017

If you have the travel bug like I do, you're probably always thinking about the next place you'd like to visit. Lately, I have been going back to places that I visited when I was a kid traveling with my parents. My recent trip to Puerto Rico was similar to one my family had made…

Postcard From Puerto Rico

When I plan a family vacation, it doesn't always go the way I hope. However, I hit a homerun with our trip to Puerto Rico last week. Spanish is the predominant language and they sometimes use the metric system in Puerto Rico, but the money is same as everywhere else in the U.S. and you…