Travel Tips

10 Questions to Help Determine Where You Should Travel in Europe

May 29, 2015

We love reader questions like this one we recently received from Marcy, a college student: I just received the opportunity to travel to Europe for about 6 weeks this summer! I’m going with a friend and we were hoping to stay in two main places, a base camp of sorts, and then do day trips from there. We […]

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A Better Way to Send Postcards From Your Travels

May 12, 2015

One Christmas long ago I couldn’t think of a gift to give my Grandmother and her sister, my beloved Aunt Lydia.  They were very tough to buy gifts for as they were the kind of women that would much rather you call them frequently and/or spend time with them than buy them things. I was […]

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6 Packing Tips From A Road Warrior

May 5, 2015

Mr. Jones travels two or three weeks a month on business. Over the years of frequent travel, he has gotten much better at packing for a trip. Here are 6 of his personal packing “rules”: 1. Roll, rather than fold bulky items like jeans. 2. Compartmentalize smaller items like socks and underwear in mesh zippered […]

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Our #1 Strategy for Staying Healthy When Traveling

April 28, 2015

We made a quick stay at the Kansas City Airport Marriott hotel last Friday night before an early morning flight out of the country. One of the little things that I love about Marriott hotels is the chain’s Thann orange and tangerine hand wash, which has a clean, citrus smell. With a late night check-in, and […]

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