Of all the bad vacation starts, it’s almost impossible to pick the worst. But here’s a contender. “How to avoid a bad vacation start”
They’re sleek, stylish — and a little subversive. They’re the new Sun Valley hotels, the Hotel Ketchum and the Limelight Hotel, and they already have stories to tell. “These new Sun Valley hotels are the subversive stars of the snow”
Here’s a little contrarian travel advice: Zig when everyone else zags.
That’s my secret to a great vacation.
When everyone else heads in one direction, go in another. When they plot a course for the beach, climb a mountain. When they eat out, dine in. And when they’re rude, be polite.
Trust me on this. I’m not just a lifelong contrarian. I also spend 365 days a year on the road. Technically, I’m homeless. And this tried-and-true advice has not failed me yet. “This contrarian travel advice could save your next vacation”
With its iconic painted deserts and vast, seemingly endless roads, Arizona is the ultimate off-the-beaten-path destination. But visit the Grand Canyon state during the off-season, when all the visitors have gone home, and it’s a special kind of quiet. “Happy trails (and a pumpkin or two) off the beaten path in Arizona”
In episode 3 of our family travel adventure, our six-year-old explains how to choose an appropriate family destination. Topping her list: warm weather (after all, it’s January) playgrounds, and shopping — lots of shopping!
“Travel planning 101: “Make sure there’s shopping! Lots of shopping.””