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TBP 0025 Holiday Season in New York City 2013
November 16, 2013

The Holiday Season In New York City! Even when I was living in Los Angeles, I was watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV and looking forward to visiting the decorated windows on 5th Avenue when I came home for the holidays. Here is my overvie

November 09, 2013

Coffeehouses transformed how travelers experience their trip. - Bathrooms are just one of the benefits of coffeehouses becoming popular with the growth of Starbucks in the 90's. - This is especially true in New York City,

TBP 0023 TSA Security Checkpoints – Know Your Options…
November 02, 2013

In today's Travel Better Podcast (#0023) I will be discussing the options you have for going through the TSA Security Checkpoints at airports. - Most people think that you MUST go through the scanner at the TSA Security Checkpoints,

TBP 0022 How to Plan A Staycation That is Awesome!
October 26, 2013

  - VACATION IS A STATE OF MIND. - This has always been my philosophy. - It's just that it is so easy to stay stressed when in a home environment that most people find it hard to reach that state. -

TBP 0021 Salem Salem Massachusetts – Trip in Review
October 19, 2013

This is a follow up to last week's podcast, to round out the bits about Salem Massachusetts that I was not sure about. - Most important additions to TBP 0020 (last week's podcast): Parking (the main garage in the mall) is $20.

TBP 0020 Salem Massachusetts – It’s October and I’ve Gone A-Witching
October 12, 2013

October and Autumn always makes me think about Salem, Massachusetts. - Salem is very special to me.  It is a place where I find what I am looking for. - There is definitely a special energy there. It's a different vibe than Sedona and probably has mo...

TPB 0019 California and the Sierras – Ski and Snowboard
October 05, 2013

  - Today I discuss three separate areas of California where you can enjoy the slopes. - The three ski/snowboard areas I will be covering today are: Big Bear/Snow Summit area near Los Angeles (also a nod to a few tinier snow hills)

TBP 0018 Ski Utah Powder
September 28, 2013

Winter is on it's way! Time to talk skiing! SKI UTAH! Inspired by a mega Ski Group Meet-up in New York, I decided to create a show about Utah, one of my favorite places to ski. - I got really jazzed when one of the groups was telling me about their ...

TBP 0017 Chicago – A Nice Place To Visit…
September 21, 2013

Yes, I know I said I would never do a podcast about Chicago, and to tell you the truth, it took me a while to figure out how to I would present the city in an honest way - both celebrating the fun of traveling as a tourist while also being forthright abou

TBP 0016 McMenamin’s (Do Doooo Do Do Do)
September 14, 2013

Back in the day when people still read books for pleasure and information, I found Edgefield McMenamin’s in my trusty book of hostel reviews when I was looking for a place to stay around the Portland, Oregon area.