Thinking of a place to crash for a couple of weeks? How about somewhere that’s right on the ocean, and where you’ll wake up to the sound of the waves each morning. Oh, and did I mention that your food and alcohol Read full post »
Many of my misguided travel experiments can often be attributed to going for frivolous pursuits, and one of my most recent experiments came out of me craving a hamburger. Having grown up in California, one of my required food stops is In-N-Out Read full post »
I’m not ashamed to admit that I have a particular fondness for flying economy class. For my flying style, the price in both cash and miles simply works. Why pay for one big flight, when I can spread my miles out across Read full post »
I personally find it ironic that I’m writing this article from a hotel room, as I normally travel to find a little sanity in this great big world. I also understand the dark side of traveling at will. Even though we have Read full post »
It has been called the “Showcase of the Immortals,” and this weekend, a predicted audience of 100,000 people will fill AT&T Stadium in Texas to partake in this cultural phenomenon. Fans will spend days waiting in line, and bypassing security checks in Read full post »
Planning a trip with someone has its challenges. Even when it’s only with my wife, Sara, I have to make sure that her wants are met — while ensuring that I don’t miss out on the fun part (which might mean taking an Read full post »
In my experience, last minute trips are the product of a sales deal that needs to close for business or an emergency in someone’s personal life. I’ve had my fair share of days when I was a sales engineer where my week Read full post »
Spending time in Bogota, Colombia is always a treat so recently I returned and met up with some new and old travel friends. Many years ago Bogota was not a place you would travel to for a fun time but in the Read full post »
One of the (many) problems I have with life in the Midwest includes the harsh winter season. Despite the low cost of living and opportunities to express my frugal way of life, the inches of snow and arctic winds make the opening Read full post »
Sometimes when you’re traveling for a special occasion or as a group, it makes sense to book a club room or suite. Both of these room types may cost significantly more than a standard room – for example, the fee for upgrading Read full post »
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