THIS SUMMER, STAY AND PLAY IN CASA GRANDE

by Helen Neuharth, President/CEO, Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce This summer, discover Casa Grande on a “staycation.” What’s that, you ask? It’s when you treat yourself, friends or family members to a few nights’ stay at one of our local hotels or resorts, and enjoy relaxing by the pools and trying some of Casa … Read More…

TRAVEL LIGHT, AND CARRY ON

The 10 Golden Rules of Travel by Tori Ward, ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist I’m sitting in an airport lounge as I write this, feeling confident I’ve packed everything I need to revisit China. I’m with my favorite travel companion and photographer, my husband Jerry Chinn. We are such total opposites. I packed for … Read More…

LONDON: START HERE

by Elaine Earle, Publisher London in many ways is home to me. I was fortunate early in my accounting career working for one of the “Big Four” accounting firms to be an expat living in London for a couple of years. After coming back to the U.S. to visit, I often felt like I was … Read More…

DOWN THE DESERT PATH

by Donna McBride This is the time of the year when the rest of the country drools in envy of the beautiful Arizona weather. Our winter visitors marvel at the sunshine and call “back home” to brag about wearing shorts, flip flops and sunscreen. But where can Arizonans go? This certainly isn’t the time to … Read More…

12 TIPS FOR STAYING HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING

by Staff Reports Depending on your preferences, traveling should be a time for rest and relaxation, fun and adventure or learning and exploring. It should not be a time for feeling sick. However, with changes in weather, exposure to germs in crowded places and possible lack of sleep due to jet lag, your body can … Read More…

WHY USE A TRAVEL AGENT? THEY HAVE YOUR BACK!

by Tori Ward, ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist When my husband and I meet new people, the subject will eventually turn to occupations. As a travel agent, I have an exciting job that results in many questions. Many times the conversation will include statements such as: Low-price travel search engines offer the best prices … Read More…

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

Anchor YOUR way! Comparing ocean cruises with river cruises by Tori Ward, ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist When clients ask me if I like cruising, my response is, “I like ocean cruising; I love river or small ship cruising.” My husband and I spent our honeymoon on a small 40-passenger vessel that explored tiny … Read More…