For those who have the travel bug, or may be susceptible, we provide you with tips and news to get you on the road or in the air.
Santa Fe: You may have noticed that I have been writing quite a bit about Santa Fe and northern New Mexico. I have so much more to say and so I have added the title of Santa Fe Examiner to the list of topics I handle for lodeplus.com. Please come on over to my Santa Fe topic and sign up for the e-mail notifications so you won’t miss an article or a photo. Santa Fe Examiner.
Shopping Santa Fe in Photos: Meanwhile, if you love Santa Fe shops or wonder what it would be like to shop in the lovely boutiques and specialty stores of Santa Fe, enjoy this photo essay at Chasing Santa Fe, my favorite photo blog.
If You Love Cars, You’ll Love Scottsdale: Barrett-Jackson offers something for everyone, and this year’s 41st annual auction event will offer an experience for the entire family unlike any in years past with the expansion of the Lifestyle Pavilion, a massive exhibition area full of events, displays and fashions designed to appeal to the entire family. Full Listing of Fun at Barrett-Jackson.
Sundance Premieres Tucson Film: “Goats,” a movie set in Tucson and filmed mostly in Tucson will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, January 19-29, 2012. This coming-of-age comedy/drama is based on the book of the same name by Tucson native Mark Jude Poirier. The story involves a friendship between a teenager and his goat-tending father-figure family friend. The film is directed by Christopher Neil; the cast includes David Duchovny, Vera Farmiga, Graham Phillips, Justin Kirk, and Ty Burrell. More information about the Sundance Film Festival schedule is available on sundance.org/festival. Learn more about films made in Tucson on filmTucson.com.
The Loft Cinema Named Sundance Venue. The Loft Cinema in Tucson has been chosen to serve as an official venue of the Sundance Film Festival. The Loft will screen the locally produced “Goats” on January 26 as part of Sundance Film Festival USA, a program involving nine US cities that will host Sundance Film Festival filmmakers and screen and discuss their direct-from-festival films. The Loft Cinema is also one of 17 community-based cinemas in the USA invited by the Sundance Institute to join its Art House Project in 2008. Learn more about The Loft Cinema’s creative programming and community involvement on loftcinema.com/node/2726.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Southwest: Enjoy the colorful Southwest for your New Years Eve celebration. There are some fantastic New Years Eve celebrations in the beautiful Southwest that are growing every year. We provide a sampling to get you planning your New Year’s getaway. More…
Get Out and Travel
We hope this little round up has sparked your interest in travel. The information is current and the events and places enticing. So get out and take a road trip or a plane trip and experience the world of travel.