Summer-Travel Survival Tips

Summer-Travel Survival Tips

I’ve never been so glad to come home from a trip. Travel experts are predicting a sold-out summer of stressful vacations–long lines, high costs, delays and cancellations.  And if my recent trip to New York and New Jersey is any indication, the experts are right.  I had a great time (more on the sites to…

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

The memorabilia ranges from Elvis Presley’s silver Rolls to Michael Jackson’s crystal glove.  Ol’ Blue Eyes looks out from the walls.  Music pulses from lobby lounges.  Guitar shapes are everywhere. My travel companion and I walked under sparkling crystal chandeliers across glossy flooring laden with guitar-pick shapes.  We were checking in to Atlantic City’s new Hard Rock…

Mid-Autumn in Atlantic City

Mid-Autumn in Atlantic City

Don’t you just love hotels?  They’re theatrical and cozy at the same time, a place to escape and a place to feel at home while you escape. This post contains affiliate links.  For more information, click here. On our September trip to Atlantic City, my companion and I enjoyed our stops at the new Ocean Resort…

From Foot Golf to Foot Soak

From Foot Golf to Foot Soak

“Kick from inside your foot!” yelled my teammate Nancy, whom I had just met moments ago.  Like me, she was middle-aged and medium-sized; unlike me, she was blonde. I was, for the first and perhaps last time in my life, playing foot golf, an up-and-coming precision sport where players propel a ball into a cup nested…