In Orlando, there’s a new challenge in the trees

Zip-line courses may be a prerequisite for any self-respecting tourist destination, but Orlando has a reputation for taking its

By |January 25th, 2015|Here we are|0 Comments

Yeehaw! See the sea cow roundup in Florida’s Citrus County

Every January for the last 28 years, Citrus County has commemorated the return of the sea cow — also

By |January 18th, 2015|Here we are|0 Comments

New year, new Away is Home

Welcome to the new Away is Home. Again.

If you’ve been following our adventures — and misadventures — for the

By |January 5th, 2015|Here we are|0 Comments

Don’t ask for a pass on these parking offenses

When was the last time you were in a parking lot and didn’t have commentary on at least one

By |November 10th, 2014|Don't go there|11 Comments

Season’s eatings! What to do about those holiday extras

I’ve been dreading the arrival of the winter holiday season, since early September when the first party invitations started

By |November 6th, 2014|What's my problem?|2 Comments

Elevator etiquette 101: Don’t stand so close to me

My arm is numb by the time the elevator reaches the fifth floor. I have ten more floors to

By |November 4th, 2014|Don't go there|7 Comments

If you’re sick, stay home

Thank you for reading the Away is Home newsletter. We’ve spun off our destination site into a new blog and newsletter — and you’re reading it. Remember, you can subscribe to our daily email newsletter here.

By |November 2nd, 2014|Away is Home Newsletter|0 Comments

Can you ever outgrow a destination?

When I found out that my lifelong friends were planning one last trip together before we left town to

By |October 30th, 2014|You decide|15 Comments

Would you wear one of these fanny packs? Honestly, now – would you?

The last thing I expected to see when I visited the new Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World was guests wearing fanny packs.

By |October 29th, 2014|What were they thinking?|4 Comments

Do sick travelers have more rights than healthy ones?

If you’re sick, stay home.

Unless you’re about to go on vacation. Then it’s OK to infect the rest of us.

By |October 27th, 2014|Don't go there|0 Comments