Royal Tips: Detroit

If the Motor City isn't on your travel radar, it should be. There are some amazing sights to see! Before you go, here are some tips from our staff to make your trip just a bit easier.  1. Detroit is NOT a war zone Detroit gets a bad reputation. People think of it as a…

Driving the Michigan Thumb

The lower peninsula of Michigan is shaped like a mitten, with its thumb jutting into Lake Huron. Today, I drove a loop around it! Michigan Highway 25 runs from Bay City on the Saginaw River in the northwest of the thumb down to Port Huron on the St. Clair in the southeast. Driving northeast from…

A Must-See For Car Lovers

The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant parking lot is busy. This normally wouldn't be a surprise, except that the plant doesn't open for another hour and a half. It is 8:30am, and I am among some of the greatest car enthusiasts for the start of the Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise, Detroit's premier auto event of the…

Trip Itinerary: Midwest

Many people don't find the Midwest to be the most exciting destination. The land is generally flat, and many Midwestern cities are considered dull. I disagree. There is a beauty and culture to the Midwest that draws me, and I am excited to again visit. My trip will begin in Detroit. Over several days, I…

First Half 2017: Looking Back

2017 has been a pretty good travel year so far, and the year is only half over! Today I am going to take a quick look back at the past six months, and later this week we will do a sneak peak of the exciting travel I have coming up in the second half of…