Celebrate 100 Years of the National Park Service

  Celebrate 100 Years of the National Park Service By Burt Carey God bless America, Land that I love,  Stand beside her and guide her  Thru the night with a light from above;    From the mountains, to the prairies,  To the oceans white with foam,  God bless America,  My home, sweet home.  God bless America,  My home, sweet home.   When he wrote the lyrics to God Bless America in 1918 and revised them in 1938, Irving Berlin expressed his love for and devotion to the United States. His song could […]

TSA Under Fire for Long Airport Lines

  TSA Under Fire for Long Airport Lines By Burt Carey From New York to Chicago to Atlanta and other major U.S. cities, airport travelers have been complaining for weeks about delays and long lines at security checkpoints. On Friday Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson tried to quell the unrest, announcing that the beleaguered Transportation […]

Finding the Best Summer Travel Deals

  Finding the Best Summer Travel Deals By Burt Carey Experts say there are three important elements to finding excellent summer travel destinations that help you avoid the crowds at mega-resorts without getting ripped off. They are: Watch out for hidden charges; look for off-season deals on cruises; and pick tourist destinations other vacationers avoid […]

Delta: Your Checked Bags Will Never Be Lost Again

  Delta: Your Checked Bags Will Never Be Lost Again By Burt Carey Just 11 months after the International Air Transport Association passed baggage tracking guidelines that would by 2018 require member airlines to monitor checked baggage at all times, U.S.-based Delta Airlines has unveiled a tracking system that it says will track every bag […]

Prince’s Paisley Park Home/Office/Recording Studio to Become Museum

  Prince’s Paisley Park Home/Office/Recording Studio to Become Museum By Burt Carey As millions of music fans across the world mourn the death of Prince, his family is paving the way to give the public a behind-the-scenes peek into the artist’s exceptionally private life. “We will turn Paisley Park into a museum in Prince’s memory,” […]

How to Make the Most of Your Trip to the Grand Canyon

  How to Make the Most of Your Trip to the Grand Canyon By Burt Carey Travel to bucket list locations should be just as special as the place you’ve selected to visit. Unfortunately, most of the 5 million annual visitors to the Grand Canyon drive up to the South Rim, take a few photos, […]

Visit Beautiful Cape Cod This Summer

  Visit Beautiful Cape Cod This Summer By Burt Carey Just an hour from Boston, Cape Cod has been entertaining visitors for generations. It’s simply one of the most gorgeous stretches along the entire East Coast with plenty to capture your attention. On the top of everyone’s list is food, and more specifically, seafood. Not […]

Royal Caribbean’s Newest Cruise Ship is World’s Largest

  Royal Caribbean’s Newest Cruise Ship is World’s Largest By Burt Carey When Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas launches in May, it will be the world’s largest cruise ship. You were expecting something different from Royal Caribbean? Well, the Harmony is different in a lot of ways. In fact it’s so different from other […]