Driving green for dummies: It's easier and cheaper than you think
Green driving is easier and more important than many people think. It's important because, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, highway vehicles account for 28 percent (1.5 billion tons) of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions each year. The good news is that you don't have to buy a new car or dramatically change y...
Ten scenic drives sure to leave you breathless
With more than 100 scenic byways throughout America, there is plenty to see and do on the road no matter the time of year. So, as the seasons roll by, jump in the car and take in fall's vibrant leaves, winter's snowy wonderland, spring's wildflowers and summer's long hours of light.
Tips to keep the garden green during vacation
Looking forward to a nice, relaxing vacation? Don't forget about that garden while you're sipping umbrella drinks on a beach or snapping photos of the Grand Canyon. Make sure you have a plan for keeping the garden green and the grass under control while you're gone.
Connect on vacation, no matter your destination
There's nothing quite as exciting as going on vacation - whether for adventure or relaxation. The promise of seeing new sights, tasting new flavors and spending time with loved ones is something we look forward to all year long. Research shows that taking a vacation boosts happiness and is actually good for your health. ...
River cruises: Allowing travel to lesser known intimate destinations
There's a groundswell movement among today's travelers. They are no longer satisfied with seeing the standard sights in the standard way; these travelers are a part of that movement which seeks richer knowledge, new perspectives and one-of-a-kind experiences. Travelers who identify with this type of movement are finding ...
Smart tips for staying safe while studying abroad
For students who want to go beyond the usual college experience, study abroad is an appealing option. A semester or year spent studying overseas can be both personally enriching and attractive to future employers seeking workers who are well-versed in the global economy.
Summer driving tips for boomers
Whether you're heading to your beach house or visiting family in far-off locales, summer driving can be a fun, fulfilling experience. But while drivers of all ages can enjoy the pleasures of a long trip, changes in roads, road rules and driving conditions can make it more important for older drivers to make extra prepara...