Explore the Trails of Literary Dublin

Travel Brigade opens its 5th season with a visit to Dublin focusing on the great writers the city has produced. This being Ireland, we’ll start with a “Literary Pub Crawl” that matches pints with prose. We’ll also talk about the historic Book of Kells and learn how to enjoy an evening of Irish folk tales. […]

Renting a house in Newport Beach, California, makes a perfect family vacation

One thing that makes Newport Beach, California unique as a beach destination is that families, including extended families, or groups of friends, can rent a house together right on the beach. While some beach cities have hotels or stores along the beachfront, or just parking lots, Newport has homes running all along the beachfront, and also […]

California’s Newport Beach…Surf, Sand and the 4th of July

Join the Travel Brigade on Sunday, July 1, for sun, sand and waves in Newport Beach, California. From the beach side to the bay side, from the Fun Zone to the pier, we’ll take you up and down the Balboa Peninsula. We’ll have interviews with locals to find out about all of the activities in […]

Newport Beach Hot Sheet

Visit Newport Beach http://www.visitnewportbeach.com 1-800-94-COAST City of Newport Beach Recreation Department http://www.newportbeachca.gov 949-644-3151 Burr-White Realty http://www.burrwhite.com 2901 Newport Blvd. 855-675-4630 Fashion Island http://www.shopfashionisland.com 401 Newport Center Drive 949-721-2000 Balboa Bikes n’ Beach Stuff http://www.balboabikes.com 601 E. Balboa Blvd. 949-723-1516 Duffy of Newport Beach http://www.duffyofnewportbeach.com 949-645-6812 Jane’s Corn Dogs 106 McFadden Place or 600 E. Bay […]

Destination of the Week: Old World Charm in Quebec City

Join the Travel Brigade Radio Show on Sunday, June 17, for a trip that gets as close as you can to the European experience while still in North America – Quebec City, Canada. Visit the Old City that dates back to 1608 and look down from the Chateau Frontenac onto the St. Lawrence River. Check […]

Destination of the Week: Viva Las Vegas Encore

Join the Travel Brigade Radio Show for a return trip to Las Vegas on Sunday, June 10. The encore presentation of our “Viva Las Vegas” show includes travel writers Kathleen Curry and Geoff Griffin doing interviews with the Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets from the show “Absinthe,” the popular “Night School 4 Girls” and “Pink Jeep […]

Cruising with Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Going on a cruise can be an ideal way to travel together as a family because parents and kids can spend quality time together – and apart. Thanks to children’s programs on cruise ships, kids can be somewhere safe doing fun activities targeted specifically to their age group, while the parents have their own fun, and […]

Jackson Hole: Hot Sheet and Travel Deals

Hot Deals: Grand Teton Lodge from Travelzoo  Snow King Resort from Travelzoo The Alpenhof Homewood Suites Jackson Hot Sheet:  Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce http://www.jacksonholechamber.com 114 Center Street, Jackson Outdoor Recreation Teton Science Schools http://www.tetonscience.org 307-733-1313 700 Coyote Canyon Road Jackson Teton Mountain Bike Tours tetonmtbike.com 800-733-0788 545 North Cache St., Jackson Mad River Boat […]

Summer Wildlife in Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park

Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park are excellent places to view wildlife at any time of the year, but during the summer there are even more ways to see get out in the good weather and view the elk, bison, bears and other animals found in this beautiful area of Wyoming. Traveling to the […]

Park City’s High Life

Every ski season in Utah brings something new, but the winter of 2010 is particularly noteworthy in Park City. The mountain resort town will be home to something that hasn’t been in Utah since 1870, and two well-known luxury hotel brand names will make their first appearance in Utah. The High West Distillery and Saloon, […]