Category Archives: Road Trips

Backing Up Digital Photos

If there is a downside to shooting digital, it has to be the need for a reliable backup system. Back up your photos on a regular basis—copy them to another location in case of a hard-drive failure. This has to … Continue reading

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Another Snowbird Season Ends as the Northern Migration Begins

As refugees from the frozen north, snowbirds escape winter at home by migrating southward each fall. These snowbirds are mostly seniors that live part time in the Sunbelt and spend summers in the Northern states and Canada. They are gilded … Continue reading

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How to Search for Diamonds?

One of the difficult things about searching for diamonds is the fact the best way to find those sparkly gems is not obvious. So, as in other things in life, a little knowledge can go a long way to save … Continue reading

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Triassic Park: Petrified Forest National Park

We recently toured Petrified Forest National Park, one of the world’s largest and most vibrantly colored assemblies of petrified wood, historic structures, and archeological sites. The experience exceeded our expectations. The park is actually composed of two sections: the north … Continue reading

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What is the Real Cost of Owning an RV?

Have you ever dreamed of taking off on the open road? You’re not alone. Many yearn to drive from coast to coast, visit national and state parks, or tour scenic byways and All-American Roads. The attraction of recreational vehicle travel … Continue reading

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Editing Photos

The tweaking you can do to a digital image is almost endless. You have many choices when it comes to photo editing software but finding the right one for you is not always easy. Not every photo editing program is … Continue reading

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Sedona Named Top Tourism Destination

Sedona, Arizona has been ranked as one of the Travelers’ Choice 2013 Top 25 Destinations in the United States. Coming in at lucky 13, Sedona is pleased with the abundance of positive feedback and awe-inspiring reaction of both long time visitors … Continue reading

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EarthRoamer Integrates GOST Security System

EarthRoamer recently partnered with Global Ocean Security Technologies (GOST), incorporating the company’s high-tech security system into its XV-LT Xpedition Vehicle. The GOST Insight HD GPS IVR EarthRoamer package provides remote security, monitoring, tracking, and video surveillance for the EarthRoamer XV-LT. … Continue reading

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Organizing Photos: Transfer Images to Computer

Are you in control of your metadata? Do you know what you have, and can you find it? Standardize your Workflow Have a plan for how images move from the camera to the computer. Establish an approach and then stick … Continue reading

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Alabama Gulf Coast Named Top Tourism Attraction

Alabama’s Gulf beaches and Gulf State Park are the largest tourism attractions in the state, overwhelmingly so, according to the new attendance figures released last week by the Alabama Tourism Department. The state’s largest stand-alone festival events, located about 20 miles … Continue reading

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