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As a lifelong traveler, I like to help people find unique ways to do things that will save time & money -- so I write about "outside the box" Travel Hacks that most wouldn't think of. I'm SUPER organized and I love to pack! I've lived in 6 different states (Florida, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas) and have visited every other state in the U.S. -- except Hawaii. (Can you say bucket list?) I've been on several different cruises, airplanes, and boats in my life and I currently enjoy the outdoors by bicycling, motorcycling, Jeeping, RVing, camping, or just walking my dogs. My favorite "hobby" is riding on the back of our Harley-Davidson Road Glide traveling cross country -- which we usually do at least once each year. We even rode from Tennessee to Alaska once! When I'm not on the road, you will find me at the corner of Good News & Fun Times as publisher of The Fun Times Guide (32 fun & helpful websites).

We travel for months at a time on our Harley. See what we pack & how we pack it. Our best motorcycle packing tips for multi-day motorcycle touring vacations

Heading to Sturgis South Dakota? Want to know the best motorcycle rides through the Black Hills? Here are our faves, and the favorites of most motorcyclists

Wondering what it's like to take a scenic drive through Arches National Park near Moab Utah? Here are photos + tips if you want to see arches WITHOUT hiking

Need to learn a new language fast? Foreign language books are helpful, but boring. Here are 6 unique ways to learn a language AND have fun at the same time!

Travel insurance is a must when traveling for business or vacation. But sometimes people want to skip it to save money. Top reasons to buy travel insurance!

While some are skeptical about visiting Indonesia due to safety concerns, Bali is different from the rest of the country. Insider tips for visiting Bali.

4 ways to find the best cruise deals rather than being caught off-guard by the fine print that lies in the details.

Come along as we explore the hidden gems of Barbados. My recommendations after taking a trip to the Caribbean during the Barbados Cropover festival.


6 of the best Caribbean vacation destinations are: Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, Grenada, St. Kitts & Dominca. Here's why, plus reasons to plan a Caribbean vacation there