Travel

Though Michael is based in Texas he is constantly on the lookout for unique places to travel around the world. He has shared his experiences through live media broadcasts from countries including Mexico, Iceland, Costa Rica, The Bahamas, The Netherlands, Canada, and more. If you’re interested to learn about the perfect vacation or family getaway spot, follow his journeys and advice.

FOUR SISTERS INNS OFFER BOUTIQUE STAYS WITH EXOTIC LOCALES

FOUR SISTERS INNS OFFER BOUTIQUE STAYS WITH EXOTIC LOCALES

By Michael Garfield I’m not really a bed & breakfast-type guy. I don’t usually stay in small, quaint hotels during my travels as I prefer the amenity-filled, affinity point-driven hotel chains. I know what to expect and I usually get it. So during a recent swing...

One (Fun) Night in the Mississippi Gulf Coast

One (Fun) Night in the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Driving cross-country can be an experience that some people despise while others enjoy a leisurely, cathartic trip across our great country.  I generally remember my family trips when I was younger sitting in the back seat of our station wagon.  The only that kept us...

New Orleans Jazz Fest – Bringing Music, Food, and Heat

New Orleans Jazz Fest – Bringing Music, Food, and Heat

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its silver anniversary, once again taking over the New Orleans Fairgrounds spanning the usual two weekends.  My second visit to this iconic festival will find me hopping from stage to stage watching music legends...

Nissan’s AWD Altima Handles Ice Like A Pro

Nissan’s AWD Altima Handles Ice Like A Pro

Mont-Tremblant, Canada – If there is one thing I learned from my 28 hours here in the frozen north, it’s that -40 degrees Celsius is the same as -40 degrees Fahrenheit. Though our group did not see that number on the digital thermometers of our vehicles, we got very...

Safety Is Job 1 at Shell and Team Penske

Safety Is Job 1 at Shell and Team Penske

6,000 ft above the Gulf of Mexico - Flying aboard a 16-person helicopter back to New Orleans I was still questioning why I spent an entire day sitting in a classroom and being dunked in a pool.  Upside down.  Harnessed to a helicopter simulator chair.  Shell explained...