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Rod Shegem, a seasoned Racing Director, blogs about his hobbies and interests.

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Save Money Traveling Rod Shegem

How to Save Money When Traveling

Traveling can be quite an expense, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right strategy, you can bring down your travel costs significantly. The next time you’re planning your next trip, consider these money saving tips: Travel Like the Locals If possible, utilize public transportation as much as you can or get out and […]

Yosemite National Park Rod Shegem

National Park Spotlight: Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park encompasses approximately 1,167 square miles and spans four counties in the east-central region of California. The park has diverse terrain that includes glacial lakes, clear streams, and valleys to granite cliffs and mountains. Local flora includes flower-covered meadows and sequoia forests. Millions visit the park each year to take in the spectacular […]

Huntington Beach Places Rod Shegem

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, California is often referred to as the Surf City of the United States. With natural ocean swells enticing surfers from all over the world, it’s not difficult to understand why. There are other activities for locals and tourists, however. For beach lovers, dog owners, and even those itching for a European getaway, there […]

Underrated Cities Rod Shegem

Most Underrated Cities in the World

Some travel-worthy cities seem to get skipped over by tourists naturally. Perhaps they have a bad rap from the past like Detroit which suffered from post-recession urban blight. Others may have needed a facelift to renovate and create more green spaces. Still, others could be overshadowed by closer, larger cities. Whatever the reason, here’s a […]

Solo Travel Rod Shegem

Advantages of Traveling Solo

Group and family traveling pushes individuals out of comfort zones by spending time in a new destination. Go another step further to test mental, physical, financial, spiritual, and street-smart limits by traveling alone. Solo travel forces the individual to learn more about him or herself in a sink-or-swim situation with no safety net. If the […]

Travel Documentaries Rod Shegem

Travel Documentaries You Need to Watch

Some people would love to travel but do not have the chance. Those that have watched a good travel documentary know that it is almost as satisfying as traveling in person. Travel documentaries are about visiting distant and sometimes dangerous places in the world that would usually be hard to go to. Those that want […]

Winter Destinations Rod Shegem

Stunning Winter Wonderland Destinations

At first glance, winter is a harsh and unforgiving season. Life seems to be buried underneath a mountain of snow and ice, and the chill in the air causes us all to stop and pause. When we stop and pause, however, we notice the quiet beauty that is all around us in winter. Whether you […]

Luggage Trackers Rod Shegem

Best Luggage Trackers

Despite the fact that only 3 out of 1000 passengers have to deal with lost luggage, there are plenty of horror stories to go around. All it takes is one mistake for your vacation or business trip to turn into a disaster, and taking measures to prevent the worst from happening doesn’t have to be […]

Socal Museums Rod Shegem

Unique Museums in Southern California

Museums are not limited to their realms of traditional art, nature, and history. Their collections can vary widely, and there are indeed some exciting museums that challenge the stereotypical establishments. Below are just a few of the unique museums to be found in Southern California. Velveteria Housing an impressive array of painted velvet, the Velveteria […]

Sequoia Natl Park Rod Shegem

National Park Spotlight: Sequoia National Park

Made famous for its impressive groves of towering trees, the Sequoia National Park is a popular destination for a good reason. Following its discovery and the subsequent harvesting of its plentiful lumber supply, the Sequoia National Park became only the second national park, preceded by Yellowstone. With more than 600 miles of land within its […]

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