MAY 6, 2017 AUSTIN WHITTALL A website is a very good way to provide information in an organized manner, on specific topics. Ours (www.theroute-66.com) deals with Route 66, its history, attractions, landmarks, and all you need to know about it in order to plan a road trip, family vacations or just drive and enjoy the ride. […]
What should I pack for a road trip in the USA?
MAY 20, 2017 AUSTIN WHITTALL When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money.Then take half the clothes and twice the money. Susan Heller In our sixth post in our series of the “Top Road Trip Tips” mentioned in Trip Advisor’s travel forums we will look into the things that you should pack […]
What are safety concerns and precautions when experiencing nature in North America?
MAY 13, 2017 AUSTIN WHITTALL This is the fifth post in our series of the “Top Road Trip Tips” mentioned in Trip Advisor’s travel forums.This is a very interesting question, because America is such a large country and it has boundless outdoors, from the forests in the Rockies and the Appalachians to the prairies in the […]
Vacations, Travel and Happiness
MAY 15, 2017 AUSTIN WHITTALL I read an advertisement in a newspaper yesterday (yes, I still read the Sunday edition of my local newspaper during breakfast) which proclaimed something to the effectthat a scientific study by the University of Colorado had proven that from the moment you started planning your holidays you became happier. I found the statement […]
Tips for foreigners about renting or buying a vehicle in the U.S.
MAY 12, 2017 AUSTIN WHITTALL Today’s post is the third in our series of “Top Ten Questions on Road Trips” based on the information published at Trip Advisor in its travel forums: tips for foreigners about renting or buying a vehicle in the U.S. Tips for foreigners Renting or Buying a car in the US I will […]
Tips for Driving in the USA
MAY 10, 2017 AUSTIN WHITTALL This is the second post in our series of “Top Ten Questions” on Road Trips according to the Trip Advisor travel forums, and we will provide Tips for Driving in the USA, obviously intended for non-American drivers. Your feedback, comments and suggestions are welcome! Tips for Driving in the USA 1. […]
The Top Questions about Road Trips according to Trip Advisor
MAY 9, 2017 Austin Whittall Trip Advisor has plenty of travel content, and its forums discuss many topics where readers share their knowledge and provide interesting insights on travel, attractions, lodging and more. We came across the following list, which covers the “Top Questions related to Road Trips” in Trip Advisor. As you can see, […]
The effects of flying on your body
MAY 16, 2017 Austin Whittall Flying takes its toll A six hour flight has exactly the same effect on your body as sitting for six hours atop an 8,000 foot mountain in the Atacama Desert (the driest place on Earth) Below we will tell you why. The combination of low atmospheric pressure and therefore less oxygen, dry […]
Planning a Road Trip
Orignally posted on MAY 9, 2017 by Austin Whittall This is our first post in our series of “Top Questions on Road Trips“ according to the Trip Advisor travel forums, and we answered this questions a couple of years ago in our website, at ourRoad trip Planner page, which we repost here, with some additional comments and tips: Planning a […]
Driving On The “Wrong” Side Of The Road
First uploaded on MAY 11, 2017 AUSTIN WHITTALL USA for Britons, Aussies, Japanese and Indians: Driving On The “Wrong” Side Of The Road This is a post for those who drive on the left side of the road (Australians, Japanese, Britons, Kiwis, South Africans, Indians, and it is quite a list! -Hong Kong, Singapore, Sri […]