Posted in July 2012

Surprising Delaware!

The first time I drove through Delaware, it was on I-95. It is about a ten mile section of yuck, through Wilmington, New Castle, and Newark. Even taking the surrounding smaller roads does not make the drive even more pleasant. So, for 20 years or so, yuck was my impression of Delaware. Then, one road … Continue reading

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Save Money With Split Travel Reservations

Sometimes I am surprised that old tricks still work–to find lower airfares, hotel rates, and other travel deals. I recently searched for a hotel for three nights. The rate was $169 per night. However, when I searched one night at a time, the first night was $129 while the other two nights were $169. Airfare … Continue reading

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Beware the Direct Flight

Do you know the different between a connecting flight and a direct flight? Would you rather take a nonstop flight or a direct flight? There IS a difference! A nonstop flight is scheduled to depart from one airport and land at another. I say scheduled because sometimes a flight does not stick to its schedule–due … Continue reading

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Heat Relief: McCool’s Island Dream

I invented a drink! My recipe was published in the Spring 2010 issue of Caribbean Living. If you concocted your own cocktail, what would you name it? I decided to call it McCool’s Island Dream but I also informally call it rumdiggity. On this hottest of hot days at McCool Travel HQ, the staff will surely … Continue reading

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