Travel, Musings

Pack Like a Celebrity … Sort of

Throwaway shoes?? Does everybody have enough disposable cash to buy a pair of shoes with the intent of throwing them away?

Flying, Travel

The Airport Lounge

Most airlines offer day passes if you want to try it out. 

Musings, Road Trip, Travel

Road(ster) Trippin’

We found a small cooler that fits in the trunk, even with the bags. In it, we can put a few water bottles, some snacks…even a bottle of wine (or two)!

Musings, Travel

COVID Vaccine – What Does It Mean?

The COVID vaccine is not a magic bullet to normalcy. It’s not a cure. It’s not even a passport to the world. It MIGHT make it easier to travel.

Travel

Travel Agents … Yes or No?

Over the weekend, a travel agent friend re-read that blog and let me know there are a couple of recent changes in the travel professional’s world you should be aware of.

Musings, Travel

Maps and Cameras Or “How to Avoid Looking Like a Tourist”

I try not to be that picture-snapping, fold-out-map-consulting person, but it happens.

Musings, Travel

Travel Tips for a Friend

One of my favorite quotes is “travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer.” But simply plopping down a credit card for tickets is not enough. It takes time, energy and effort.

Bucket List, Musings, Travel

One Item – Do You Dare?

If you had to take a trip with just ONE item, what would it be? What’s the one thing that is absolutely essential to you when you travel?

Flying, Travel

The History of Luggage

My dream trip still involves us going to the airport with nothing but the clothes on our backs, our passports, and an American Express card, pointing to the departure board and saying, “let’s go THERE!” We’ll get what we need at the other end.

Musings

Blah, Blah, Blogs (or You Decide the Topic)

When you commit to writing a weekly blog it’s easy to think, “hmmm, what if I skip a week?” or - more often - “What the heck am I gonna write about this week?”   I am quite proud that the topics I write about are either from the heart or from personal experience. That means… Continue reading Blah, Blah, Blogs (or You Decide the Topic)