Why take a staycation? Because it’s cheap way to take a vacation and it could uncover some amazing things you didn’t even realize were in your neighborhood. And simply having a car opens you to so many staycation options and weekend getaway ideas. Whenever I travel somewhere new, I check out the city’s top attractions on TripAdvisor. It’s a great help when there’s so much you could do but so … Continue reading
An Interesting Beginning Throughout history since the Industrial Revolution, there has been a distinct aim to improve manufacturing processes. The more efficient they are, the more money they can potentially make. So it seemed like a questionable idea to some when, in 1898, Frank A. Seiberling founded The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio. Why? Akron is a landlocked town that at the time had limited railroad access. … Continue reading
I have a thing for Goodyear, from it being an Ohio company to the fact that I got to ride the Goodyear blimp. I even like their ads, and it’s not always easy to make tires exciting (I mean RightTurn is good at it, but not everyone is). Source: gsdm.com What really blows my mind is that Goodyear has been around since 1898! More than a century of experience—it’s no wonder … Continue reading
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Back in August, I was lucky enough to score a ride on the one and only Goodyear blimp. Well technically there are three of them: I rode the Spirit of Goodyear, which is based in Akron, Ohio (home of Goodyear’s headquarters). There’s also Spirit of America in Carson, California, and Spirit of Innovation in Pompano Beach, Florida. It was an incredible experience and I’m so grateful to RightTurn for making it … Continue reading
What is your city known for? If you live in Akron, it’s known for rubber. Home of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. world headquarters, one of Bridgestone’s Technical Centers, and a slew of other companies in the polymer industry, Akron truly is the Rubber City. And this is exactly how the minor league baseball team formerly known as the Akron Aeros got its new name: the Akron RubberDucks. I’ll … Continue reading