I was surprised that I was tagged in this travel meme going around the internet. I felt I had arrived (pardon the pun) when Shannon Lane (http://www.shannonlane.com/ ) mentioned Weekday Rambler blog on her website. The challenge: Share your three best travel secrets.
My first secret is not a place. It's a tip for you to search local publications that list attractions or special events in your area. Many times there are short trips worth taking that involve little planning and expense. Sometimes they involve a museum exhibit, a new restaurant, or simply an interesting historic area. Be open to new ideas. A vacation doesn't have to take several days or involve an airline. Keep your eyes and ears open for opportunities near, rather than far
http://www.leaslunchroom.com/ and remember to eat local. That's my second travel secret.
My third secret is Hymel's Seafood Restaurant on Highway 44 near Convent, Louisiana. Baton Rouge folks have been going there for many years just for the boiled and fried seafoods. If you are looking for fancy, this is not the place. I think they used to sell gas for your car there in addition to serving food. The restaurant's ambience will not impress you. They put newspaper down on the tables instead of tablecloths.
There you have it: My Three Best Travel Secrets. Did you notice that two of the three have to do with eating??? I would love for you to share your travel secrets in the comment section below.
Now I am tagging Citrus Quark to share his travel secrets http://citrusquark.blogspot.com/