Road Trip With Rach To Bisbee & Sonoita, Arizona

My latest Road Trip with Rach adventures took me to the one-of-a-kind Arizona Hops & Vines in Sonoita, Arizona and then further south to the eclectic and super fun town of Bisbee, Arizona. Check out my AZTV7 Arizona Daily Mix morning show segment featuring my grape-stomping wine-making demo at AZ Hops & Vines plus watch me […]

Hop Over To AZ Hops & Vines For An Experience Like No Other

Hop over to AZ Hops & Vines for an experience like no other vineyard I have visited. Two sisters, Megan Stranik and Shannon Zouzoulas own AZ Hops & Vines in Sonoita, Arizona. They will tell you that their vineyard is not your average winery. I can vouch for that. Their story is also not your […]

Road Trippin’ with Rach: 10 Reasons To Wander To Williams, AZ

Road trippin’ has become my jam in my empty nester chapter. I especially love sharing tips about great getaways in Arizona. With today’s article, I invite you to go road trippin’ with me, Rach to Williams, Arizona. You won’t believe just how much there is to do, see, eat, sip and ride in this historic […]

My Arizona Daily Mix Morning Show Montezuma Castle & Montezuma Well Arizona Day Trips Segment

From my awesome Arizona day trip article, 15 Exciting Day Trips From Phoenix:  A Local’s Guide that is published on the international travel website, twowanderingsoles…here is my recent segment on the Arizona Daily Mix morning show about two of my day trips plus the best Italian restaurant I’ve ever found. You won’t believe where it […]

My Arizona Daily Mix Morning Show Kartchner Caverns & Grand Canyon Railway Arizona Day Trips Segment

I loved my morning show segment that aired this week on the AZTV7 Arizona Daily Mix! I shared several day trip ideas to take in our awesome State 48.  I was so lucky to land the travel writing gig, 15 Exciting Day Trips From Phoenix, A Local’s Guide with the amazing twowanderingsoles international travel site.  […]

My Recent Crazy Travel Tidbits & Top 5 Travel Tips To Know Before You Go

Getting ready to fly? Here are a few of my recent crazy travel tidbits and my tips before you takeoff. Expect the unexpected out there because we continue to live in crazy times. I decided to share…to help you prepare. Crazy Travel Tidbit #1 – Flight delays & cancellations are aplenty right now. Plan for […]

My Prescott, Dolly Steamboat & Tortilla Flat Day Trip Adventures

Prescott, Dolly Steamboat Cruise and Tortilla Flat were all covered today in Part 2 of my 3-part Arizona day trip travel series on the fun Arizona Daily Mix morning show. I was so lucky to get to write an awesome guest article for the amazing twowanderingsoles.com travel site! This site receives submissions from all over […]

Guest Post: How To Elope In Joshua Tree National Park

With travel and weddings on my brain lately (our son gets married this year!), when guest writer Ryan Horban asked to write about eloping in beautiful Joshua Tree National Park, I agreed that this would be an interesting and fun article. Ryan is an award-winning destination wedding photographer based in Southern California. Ryan says: Engaged? […]

My Favorite Arizona Day Trip Shared In Morning Show Segment

I’m still smiling remembering the awesome guest article I wrote for the amazing twowanderingsoles.com travel site! Be sure to read my 15 Exciting Day Trips From Phoenix article on the top notch twowanderingsoles travel website! And check out my recent AZTV morning show segment on the high energy Arizona Daily Mix Show to see my […]

My 15 Arizona Day Trips Guest Post On Awesome International Travel Blog!

I’m so excited to share my latest empty nester adventure! My 15 AZ Day Trips Writing/Reporting Adventure! I recently took 15 Arizona day trips to write a guest post for a terrfic international travel blog that you travel lovers should know about! Twowanderingsoles is the website I submitted my application to in hopes of being […]

Packing Hacks & Tried and True Travel Tools: My Arizona Daily Mix Morning Show Segment

Planning upcoming travel? Read this and see my morning show segment to see my tried and true travel tips. I put a bunch of travel stuff to the test to help you have a less stressed travel adventure. Take a look at my top tips…and then see the article below the videos to get more […]

My #1 Travel Quick Tip – Surprisingly Simple Process To Get My TSA Precheck

  I couldn’t believe the ease…only two days and $85 later from when I applied, I had my official TSA (Travel Security Administration) precheck number.  It’s the best thing since sliced bread, as they say.  The $85 fee is the membership cost that lasts for five years.  So, my quick tip today is my favorite […]

Quick Tip: $200 Later-Know Before You Go To Airport Covid Test

Yes, you read that headline right!  A recent rapid Covid test at my local airport cost $200 a person!  Since a visit to grandparents was on the travel itinerary, a fast and convenient rapid Covid test at the airport pharmacy would give peace of mind for a safe trip around others.  I chose the airport […]

Quick Tips: My 3TV Segment – Flying During Pandemic

Flying in 2020?  This segment was taped a few weeks back before the Covid19 numbers surged again so I’m not advocating flying right now…but if you choose to get back in the air, here are a few helpful tips that made my recent return to the skies less stressful and…hopefully…a little safer.  I did not […]

Checking Back In Hotels During Pandemic – My Marina del Rey Hotel Stay

I love to stay at hotels.  Always have.  Always will.  So when I decided to finally venture back out there in the midst of the pandemic we are forced to continue to still live with, I decided on The Marina del Rey Hotel located in pretty…you guessed it…Marina del Rey, California.  So, what is travel […]