London called and I answered!

Long before Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman made having a “Bucket List” popular again, I had been working on mine for years. It contains a mixture of smaller sized goals like owning a pinball machine to once-in-a-lifetime trips I want to take. Almost two years ago, I began setting the wheels in motion for such a trip. Destination: The 2012 London Olympics. People go to Disneyworld or the Grand Canyon. Who goes to the Olympics? That’s what I kept thinking. And who goes to the Olympics by … [Read more...]

Travel Trends and Hot Destinations for 2012

We all love to travel. For a while now we’ve been held back by the economy, high gas prices, and unrest around the world. Staycations (or close to home vacations) are nice, but they just don’t seem to cut it anymore. Travelers are on the lookout for new getaways and fresh takes on the classic hot spots; and they feel the need start traveling again. Winter travel is nearly sold out according to Cathy Daldin of Shamrock Travel (248-656-3500) on Main Street in Downtown Rochester. “Travel is up,” … [Read more...]