Destination New Brunswick – Canada

New Brunswick is one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada adjoined by Quebec and the New England States to the west, Nova Scotia to the south and Prince Edward Island to the east via the Confederation Bridge. New Brunswick is Canada's only official bilingual Province. There are 5 scenic trails throughout the Province. Swim […]

Best RV Destinations

There are many places you can visit as an RV vacationer. Travelling in a Recreational Vehicle on open roads, enjoying the stretch of long highways is exciting and perhaps one of the best ways to see and experience the magic of a place. There are some people for whom the journey is as important as […]

Where the Hell is Latrobe – California?

Few places are more uniquely beautiful than the Western slope of the central Sierra Nevada. Adjacent to Shingle Springs, the town of Latrobe is situated in the heart of these hills in the southwestern section of El Dorado County. The gentle slopes, outcroppings and springs add a certain flavor that continues to attract people of […]

Truck Parking at Weigh Stations, Part 1

Tired truckers are everyone's problem. And no trucker wants to drive tired. Some truckers insist that if you plan your trip properly, you should always be able to find parking. Other truckers understand that no matter how much you plan, truck parking can be elusive. Truck stops fill up, usually later than earlier. But truckers […]

USS Kittiwake, From Submarine Rescue to Submerged

The USS Kittiwake (ASR-13) launched July 10, 1945 in Savannah Georgia. After commissioning in July of 1946, she served as a submarine rescue ship. Submarine sea trials and maneuvers brought the Kittiwake up and down the east coast of the USA and all over the Caribbean. Submariners rested easier knowing divers on the Kittiwake above […]

Arthur Airport: The Frontier Years

Promise to Ronkonkoma-located Long Island MacArthur Airport, operating in the shadows of Manhattan-proximity La Guardia and JFK International airports, always came in the form of new airline serve, which attempted to achieve profitability and replace that which the discontinued ones failed to. Several ultimately unsuccessful low-cost and upstart carriers left little more than a fading […]

How to Choose a Field Guide

Birding has become popular because the activity requires so little equipment — beginner birders simply need a basic pair of binoculars and a good field guide. Experienced birders will tell you that picking the right field guide will allow you to quickly and effectively identify birds, and enable you to build your knowledge of birds […]

Glacier International Peace Park and Beyond

In the Southwest corner in Alberta Canada where the prairies give way to the peaks of the Rocky Mountains is a blend of unusual geology with mild climates and an abundance of wildlife, this is Waterton Lakes National Park. Amidst the mountain peaks are clear lakes, mountain streams, colorful rocks, and cascading waterfalls which await […]