Travel Tips

Our Travel Manifesto

July 22, 2014

Many writers give the  advice to “Be a traveler, not a tourist” to aspiring travelers. What does that really mean? Well, after reading Gretchen Rubin’s (The Happiness Project) post on her new Habits Manifesto last week, I was inspired to think about some of our core opinions and intentions related to traveling well. I made a quick list and then consulted with Mr. Jones, […]

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Power Converters and Power Adapters for Germany and Austria

July 9, 2014

Reader Kristin L. asked via a post on Facebook: Wondering if you could comment on Power Converters and Power Adapters for Europe (Austria & Germany)? We love questions from readers. Kristin: here’s our take on Power Voltage Converters and Power Adapters for Europe, specifically Austria and Germany. Power sockets in Germany and Austria have a round, recessed […]

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12 Things to Do Before Your Cruise

July 2, 2014

Before Your Cruise You Might Want To… 1. Be aware of any Online Check-in processes. Go to the cruise line’s website and complete the check-in process. In some cases, you may not be allowed to board the ship if you have not checked in three days before your cruise. 2. Have complete and accurate identification with […]

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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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