Posted in June 2011

8 More Great BBQ Signs

A recent post had some great BBQ sign pictures. Continuing the theme of road trip photos, here are some more shots of BBQ joints from around the USA. Have you been to any of these BBQ places? Guess where they are located. Some are famous and some are obscure. All have (or once did) great … Continue reading

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McCool Travel Tips: 5 Minutes With Colleen Lanin, TravelMamas.com

McCool Travel is excited to present tips from travel experts in our 5 Minutes interview series featuring travel industry giants, super frequent travelers, and adventurous persons. For the 22nd profile, I am honored to present Colleen Lanin. Colleen Lanin is the editor and founder of TravelMamas.com, a site for parents who want to travel with children…and stay … Continue reading

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8 Great BBQ Signs

Happy Summer Solstice! Yesterday’s post had some great travel sign pictures. Continuing the theme of road trip photos, here are some shots of BBQ joints from around the USA. Have you been to any of these BBQ places? Guess where they are located. Some are famous and some are obscure. All have (or once did) … Continue reading

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8 More Great Travel Signs

A recent post had 8 unusual and quirky sign photos. Here are 8 more. A few of my own and a couple submitted by readers (Thank You!). From Katie E. – in Anchorage, Alaska. From Melissa G. – a playground in New York City. Count the things wrong with this Stop sign. Bad color scheme, … Continue reading

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McCool Travel Tip: Finding Better Seats

A recent post about selecting good seats on flights has good information for selecting airline seats when you make a reservation. Often, though, I see better seats when I board the plane. If another passenger has not reserved that seat, then surely I can move there. Right? Well, NO! Airlines usually will not let you … Continue reading

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McCool Travel Tip: Corporate Rentals

A great way to reduce lodging expenses when traveling is corporate rentals. Corporate rentals are fully furnished apartments that are rented for a month or more to people on long term work assignments or who are relocating. When units are empty, however, travelers can rent corporate apartments on a short term basis. (NOTE: some states … Continue reading

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McCool Travel Tip: Selecting Good Seats on Flights

Once upon a time, selecting a seat on a flight used to be easy–you would tell the reservation or gate agent window or aisle. More people began flying and passengers started sitting in the middle seats. Airlines increased the number of seats on their craft. The pitch–space between the seats–decreased while the average passenger size … Continue reading

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