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|13 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

Airline misplaced my luggage, I want compensation

Question: My checked bags didn’t arrive at the airport with me. What’s the airline’s responsibility when there’s a one-day delay in receiving your luggage?

By |October 23rd, 2014|Question/answer|16 Comments

Does traveling bring out your fear of crowds?

When I’m traveling, nothing stresses me out more than a crowd. You know what I’m talking about, don’t you?

By |October 22nd, 2014|Don't go there|4 Comments

Betcha aren’t ready for winter roadways (I’m not)

The first flakes of snow are falling in the mountains of California, Utah and Colorado, even though we’re barely halfway through October.

By |October 20th, 2014|Don't go there|5 Comments

Loud-mouth traveling companions can cause big problems

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By |October 18th, 2014|Away is Home Newsletter|0 Comments

Fall in the national parks: you’ve got to see it to believe it

The 2-1/2 mile hike to Rose River Falls is classified as “easy” in all of the guides to Shenandoah

By |October 17th, 2014|Here we are|0 Comments

Are your traveling companions revealing too much?

Normally, I’m not a paranoid person. Still, there are times when we’re traveling as a family that I have

By |October 15th, 2014|What were they thinking?|6 Comments

As a matter of fact, I do own the road

I love road trips. But I hate to drive.

By |October 14th, 2014|What's my problem?|4 Comments