Planes, Trains & Autos

7 Not-So-Conventional Ways of Traveling Across the Country

July 28, 2014

Everyone is quite familiar with boarding a plane, or driving a car, or perhaps even sailing to their desired destination. But some people may be interested in those other crazy people who make it across the country or ocean in other ways. Ever wonder “How do they do it?” My only answer can be, “They simply […]

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What is Necessary to Travel by Plane with an Emotional Support Dog

July 1, 2014

About a month ago, we were waiting in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida airport to board a Southwest flight.  There was a woman sitting near us who was quite distraught. She had lost her cell phone, and had just received some bad news from the Southwest gate agent. We helped her locate her missing phone by calling […]

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Highlights of a Drive to the Oregon Coast from Portland to Astoria

June 25, 2014

Last summer, we spent the 4th of July on the Oregon Coast, making the drive to from Portland to Tillamook via Highway 6 through the Tillamook State Forest. After passing through the mountains, we started seeing pastures filled with grazing cows. The Oregon coast’s cool, wet climate makes for green nutritious grass that’s perfect for dairy cows. Local farmers have […]

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A Look Inside Lufthansa First Class Frankfurt to Chicago

May 7, 2014

After an amazing flight in Lufthansa First Class from Mumbai (BOM) to Frankfurt (FRA), we connected to another First Class flight to Chicago on Lufthansa flight #430. Connecting in Frankfurt was a pain, as the planes are parked remotely (a non-gate position) and you have to go down stairs and then catch a bus. In First Class, […]

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