Tag Archives: Washington

Smith Fork Ranch, Colorado: Credit Philip Van Nostrand Photography. digital detox

Travel Happy at These No-Tech Destinations

U.S. Travel Association reports that over half of US workers did not use all of their vacation days last year. In total, 222 million vacation days remained unredeemed last year. Here at McCool Travel, we like to create Happy Travelers and help solve this perplexing problem of people not taking their allotted and earned vacation time. Even when people do take […]

Great Falls Virginia

8 Great Places to Visit Near Washington DC

Many of my famous, influential, and powerful friends are currently (or will soon be) visiting Washington, D.C. My bestie Prince William is visiting Washington, D.C. today. On Wednesday, December 9, the White House Travel Blogger Summit will cover Study Abroad and Global Citizenship. Yesterday, I saw Johnny Jet and other travel industry celebs at Frequent Traveler University. Social media is buzzing […]

Unusual Tourist Attractions: gum wall near Pike Place Market in Seattle

Unusual Tourist Attractions

Last fall I visited one of the most unusual tourist attractions. In September, I saw the bubble gum wall in Seattle. Located in Post Alley behind the famous Pike Place Market, there is a brick wall, about 50 feet of it covered with bubble gum discards. People come from all around the world to see […]

Old Man and the Sea(ttle Hostel)

“Who is this old man staying in our room?” the two young women must have thought when I returned to my assigned dorm room. I had checked into the Seattle City Center Hostel during the early afternoon, made my bed and set out to explore Seattle. Only one of the four bunked beds were made […]