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McCool Travel interview with Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet.

5 Minutes With Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet

For McCool Travel’s 156th travel interview, I am happy to introduce you to Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet. I met Anton and his wife Rache in Ireland last month. We were part of a group of travel industry people who met at the amazing Kilkea Castle before the TBEX Ireland conference. I am impressed with Anton’s brand and influence […]

Malibu beach, near Conejo Valley

Cool Things to Do in Conejo Valley California

Please enjoy this McCool Travel look at some fun, happy, and cool things to do in Conejo Valley California. The Conejo Valley region includes Thousand Oaks and Agoura Hills and it is a short distance to the glorious Malibu beaches and Hollywood—the movie capital of the world. Conejo Valley is home to amazing hiking and natural […]

Best Places: St. John, USVI

8 Great Decisions to Help You Travel Happy

In addition to basic travel happy decisions, like WHO (to travel with), WHAT (to do), WHERE (domestic or abroad), WHEN (peak or off season), and HOW (long), happy travelers have a multitude of decisions to consider for every trip. Please note that travelers make different decisions for every trip. Sometimes even during the same trip. Maybe even […]

McCool Travel interview with Josh McNair of California Through My Lens

5 Minutes With Josh McNair of California Through My Lens

For McCool Travel’s 155th travel interview, I am happy to introduce you to Josh McNair of California Through My Lens. Josh was a member of a fun group of travel writers in Napa earlier this month. His travel brand is very popular and one of the top resources for things to do in California. California Through My Lens bio: Josh McNair: California […]

McCool Travel interview with Yeison and Samantha of My Tan Feet.

5 Minutes With Mytanfeet

For McCool Travel’s 154th travel interview, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Yeison and Samantha of Mytanfeet. They were part of our group of travel writers exploring Donegal Ireland last month. Paula McInerney, who you met earlier, was another. I learned that they are doing much more than just churning out nice travel content. Mytanfeet is an excellent resource for […]

8 Great Auto Europe Car Rental Advantages by Charles McCool for McCool Travel. Article and photo by Charles McCool.

8 Great Auto Europe Car Rental Advantages

My recent 25 day trip exploring Ireland and Northern Ireland included a seven day Auto Europe car rental. Using public transportation was great but driving a car gave us freedom and flexibility to go where and when we want. 8 Great Auto Europe Car Rental Advantages History First off, Auto Europe has been a leader […]

8 Great Surprising Things to See in Washington DC. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

8 Great Surprising Things to See in Washington DC

For many people, visiting Washington DC means making sure the family sees the monuments, zipping through a White House tour, then heading off to Philadelphia or Williamsburg. I have lived near USA’s capital city for over 20 years, so Expedia.com asked me to share some of my favorite, surprising things to see in Washington DC. 8 […]

McCool Travel interview with Nina Ragusa or Where in the World is Nina?

5 Minutes With Nina Ragusa of Where in the World is Nina

For McCool Travel’s 153rd travel interview, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Nina Ragusa of Where in the World is Nina? Nina Ragusa was a member of our amazing adventure group of travel writers in Nepal earlier this year. Dave Briggs, who you met earlier, was another. I hope the other group members will participate in my interview […]

11 Useful Travel Tips You Have Never Seen: At the Destination

Save on International Airfares with Split Tickets

In 2011, Conde Nast ran a contest where the general public submitted travel tips and the winner received a $15,000 vacation. Although I did not win (I should have, right?), my entry was selected for publication by Wendy Perrin. Here is the text from the published article followed by a screen shot of the article heading. Save […]

McCool Travel interview with Dana Williamson, Wandering Donut

5 Minutes With Dana Williamson Wandering Donut

For McCool Travel’s 152nd travel interview, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Dana Williamson of Wandering Donut. I recently learned about Dana and Wandering Donut from a Facebook post. I do think it is an ideal time to publish her interview since yesterday was National Donut Day. What is Dana and Wandering Donut all about? Read on! […]