About Kari Haugeto

Kari is a serial entrepreneur with an education addiction and a profound curiosity that, more often then not, fuels some pretty incredible adventures. Currently her attention is focused on social and digital media technology and she is developing a project with her family of five and a variety of sponsors to share their cross-country adventures online in an interactive, socially responsible, educational and authentic manner.

Are you a check-splitting ninja?

The smile on the face of our waitress at Universal CityWalk’s Margaritaville seemed to slip when, at the end of our meal, my girlfriend said, “Separate checks, please.”

By |June 24th, 2014|What's my problem?|17 Comments

Loved to death in Paris

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By |June 20th, 2014|Away is Home Newsletter|0 Comments

Warning! These falling stars could ruin your next hotel stay

On a recent business trip to Atlanta with my family, it all became as clear to me as the

By |June 19th, 2014|Going places|16 Comments

This dirty hotel secret makes me sick!

The plastic cup war, as I like to call it, broke out after an exhilarating morning of spring skiing

By |June 18th, 2014|What's my problem?|17 Comments

Guilt-free wine tasting with kids?

Is it wrong to drink wine in front of my kids? I’m beginning to think so.

By |June 12th, 2014|Going places|27 Comments

You’re outta line!

Halfway through ordering my breakfast at a coffee shop recently, I was interrupted by a loud “really?” coming from a customer about two positions behind me.

By |June 10th, 2014|What's my problem?|55 Comments

I need to take “before” photos of my hotel room? Seriously?

Today we’re introducing yet another feature called “What were they thinking?” It’s about the things travelers do on the

By |June 4th, 2014|What were they thinking?|6 Comments

Why do travelers stink?

We’re introducing a new feature for Tuesday: What’s my problem? It’ll deal with some of the most common travel challenges, their causes, and the solutions.

By |June 3rd, 2014|What's my problem?|9 Comments

An authentic European experience with kids? C’est possible

If you’re headed to Europe this summer, you probably have a checklist of “must-do” items.

By |March 26th, 2014|The Big Question|0 Comments

Do kids belong on a river cruise?

Kids? On a river cruise?

That was the first question a friend asked when we mentioned our plans to sail on the Vantage MS River Venture in France.

“What’s there for kids?” he wondered.

By |March 17th, 2014|The Elliotts are here|2 Comments