I love tandem skydiving – where the skydiving instructor does all the work and I just hang along for the ride. I’ve done it 6 times, and I’m sure I’ll do it plenty more times too. These are my best skydiving tips to prepare you for your first time skydiving.
I’ve got some downhill driving tips for you that I learned firsthand while driving through the hilly Smoky Mountains recently. I (finally) figured out the proper use of 2 and 1 on my automatic gear shift on this road trip! Learning how to drive downhill without using your brakes — and using engine braking instead — will make your mountain driving experience SO much more enjoyable, trust me.
Solo travel is on the rise — most of us have started a bucket list and we’ve got places to go and people to see! Traveling alone can be super rewarding. Plus it’s easy and safe these days — when you follow a few simple tips. If you’re planning some solo vacations, here are some great websites, apps, and tips to help you get ready.
About to visit Philadelphia? There’s so much to see & do. To help you plan your trip, I’ve created this list of the top 24 fun things to do in Philadelphia PA
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!
Have you heard they’re using metal detectors at theme parks to screen riders boarding roller coasters now? Here’s why I think metal detectors are necessary.
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!
If you’re about to take a road trip to see the colorful leaves, follow these 5 autumn driving tips to ensure that your leaf peeping adventure is a safe one.
Here are the most interesting things I learned after spending 3 days behind the scenes with Ford Motor Company during the Detroit Auto Show. My 11 takeaways about the Ford brand and its employees after visiting Ford World Headquarters and NAIAS.
If you are in a car accident — whether minor or major, injuries or no injuries — here are the steps you need to take to protect yourself and others.
As an update to an earlier Toyota recall — How Your Car’s Floor Mats Could Kill You — I saw 2 new reports on the morning news about this same topic. Both CBS and ABC provided updates to Toyota’s original floor mat recall. Following are the news videos which highlight another related recall — this one pertains to faulty gas pedals in vehicles.
Are your car floor mats held securely in place, or do they move around a bit? if they move at all, you need to remove them! Especially the driver’s side floor mat. The reason: people have died when the floor mat got caught on the accelerator pedal.
Your child may not be as safe as you thought he would be when you sent him to summer camp. Here’s what parents need to know BEFORE sending your kids off to summer camp!…
If you’re going to be traveling to — or living in — an area where there are black bears, staying safe becomes more a matter of common sense. Here are some tips for avoiding your own black bear encounter — from someone who’s been there, done that. Yep, unfortunately, I’ve had my fair share of encounters with black bears!
Check out these funny stories about ladders in the road.
Here are some things you can do to avoid hitting a deer in the first place… and how to minimize the damage if you do. Plus a few funny things about deers and hunting.
DRIVING ODDITY #8: Reasons Why You Should NOT Drive A Green Vehicle Put simply: Every single “driving mishap” I’ve had in my lifetime took place in a green vehicle. Said another way: Every single green vehicle I’ve owned was involved…
DRIVING ODDITY #6: Pet Peeves About Others’ Driving Habits Here are a couple of good driving habits that not everyone does, but boy, I sure wish that all drivers would just pick 1 or 2 and try them, because they’d…
DRIVING ODDITY #5: How A Trailer Hitch Saved My Life Yesterday on my way to work, I was rear-ended while driving with tens of thousands of other drivers during the morning rush-hour on I-65 headed toward downtown Nashville. I was…
The car expert I frequently listen to on the radio recommends (without hesitation), extended warrantees on all your vehicles. He says it might cost $1,000-$1,500, but it’s well worth it, cuz the first time you have an engine problem, transmission…