Travel News (Page 18)

The Bucket List, a movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, opens in theaters nationwide today. The premise of the movie got me to thinking about MY Bucket List. When I was in high school, I made a list of all the places I wanted to see and all the things I wanted to do. I wrote that I would NEVER have children (ha!), I would be a musician performing on stage (was halfway there), and I would be rich enough to see the world (yeah,right). X, X, and X on those items. However, being a travel expert may not make me wealthy in liquidRead More →

One of my favorite online stores, FredaLA.com, is conducting its unique “Success Is in the Bag” handbag recycling program — which collects ‘gently owned’ handbags from across the country, donating them to women in sponsored upward mobility programs. So far, FredaLa.com has donated more than 1,000 handbags. I think I’ll go through my closet and do a bit of spring cleaning to send a few bags their way and then order some new travel items with the merchandise-credit for donating. Woohoo! I already have some of their crazy-cool luggage tags hanging on my suitcase (Thanks, Freda!) Maybe I’ll get one of those weekender bags thatRead More →