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How to Make a Return from Vacation Pain-Free (Almost)

violence and viral videos

Yesterday was our return from vacation after a week-long trip to the Bahamas and Cuba. After being gone for that long, there are always the inevitable household tasks to take care of before the next business trip and regular life kicks in again soon. Is there anything important in that giant stack of mail on the…

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Summer Travel – 21 Must-Have Essentials

Summer Travel Essentials

Summer travel time is almost here.  For many, that means taking a trip to somewhere sunny – a cruise, beach vacation, camping, or foreign exploration. We are just returning from a week in the sun cruising on the Norwegian Sky.  Now that I’m back, I wanted to share my personal list of must-have summer travel essentials.  These 21 items…

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Three Secret Travel Toiletries I Can’t Live Without

I am giving away all my secrets lately.  First I confessed that I travel with my secret weapons for good hair.   Now I’m admitting to three secret travel toiletries that I cannot live without. I hunt these babies down.  Sometimes buy them in bulk.  I simply cannot run out.  Ever. They are not the things you’d usually think of…

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Fyre Festival Debacle and Five Travel Planning Takeaways

fyre money fire

As my flight cruises high above the California desert, passing near Coachella, I can’t stop thinking (and laughing) about the giant music-festival-turned-dumpster-fire known as the Fyre Festival. The #fyrefraud was targeted at high net worth Millenials. It was supposed to be a two-weekend “luxury music festival”. Event organizers claimed the location, a private island in…

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Good Hair While Traveling

good hair while traveling

I finally understand why Snow White’s stepmother was so concerned.  The older I get, the more vain I become.  Maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration.  But I no longer have my youthful glow.  Jet leg catches up to me quicker than before.  Leggings are definitely NOT my friend.  Is it too much to ask that…

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