Come with me to India – you’ll NEVER regret it!

Come with me to India – you’ll NEVER regret it!

India – more than any other country I’ve ever visited – created a deep, lasting impression on me. Traveling through India from south to north as a solo backpacker-on-the-cheap in the late 70s, I stood on a street corner and watched well-to-do travelers...
“Where to Next, Boss?”

“Where to Next, Boss?”

There are “whisperings” all around me. Sometimes it’s overwhelming. What kind of whisperings, you ask? About Where To Go Next. I’ve got the WOW Calendar of journeys set for 2018 (India in March, Croatia + Slovenia in June/July and Patagonia in...
Is that a monkey in your pants or are you happy to see me?

Is that a monkey in your pants or are you happy to see me?

Marilyn is taking a break from the blog this week to finalize her preparations for her Cancer-Free Party this Saturday, so she asked me to step in. What started as a train ride in Europe with a bench seat all to myself and a fairly quiet sleeping environment (as quiet...
Things that make you go “Hmmmm”

Things that make you go “Hmmmm”

While Marilyn is busily escorting her happy travelers around beautiful Croatia, those of us in the office are filling in on this week’s blog. A common pastime of ours in the office is sharing funny memes or signs that we see on social media. We realized that in our...
Now THAT’S a Good Idea!

Now THAT’S a Good Idea!

I love a good idea. Especially when it’s a fresh re-think of an established, long-held – but not necessarily logical – concept or practice. For example . . . Check-in/check-out times. Almost without exception, hotels require you to check out at...
Full of bologna (or boloney?)

Full of bologna (or boloney?)

Last month I embarked on a rather unusual journey: 1) It was a vacation – absolutely no hotel inspections were planned, and 2) it wasn’t an international trip for a change. Though I did travel to another world, for sure! Over the last two weeks, I blogged...