April 29, 2020

LOOKING BACK AS A WAY FORWARD

I’ve been recently thinking about a May 2002 trip to Italy. It was my first European visit after 9/11, and my first EVER trip to Italy. […]
April 10, 2020

BEAUTIFUL BELIZE

I wanted to give you a few impressions about our fabulous trip to Belize before the memories fade. Bottom line: thank you for setting up such […]
March 5, 2020

PATAGONIA PERFECT

It was a really good trip, amazing scenery and we lucked out on the weather. Patagonia Camp was awesome!!! We loved the yurts, double sink in […]
February 11, 2020

AN AFRICAN SAFARI:  A SURPRISE TO THE SENSES

I brought my eyes and ears, nose and taste buds on my East Africa safari vacation. Using your five senses on a trip of a lifetime […]
January 31, 2020

AMAZING ELEPHANTS

Lake Manyara National Park is an often overlooked destination in Tanzania, generally a quick drive-by on the northern safari circuit. Situated between Tarangire National Park and […]
January 22, 2020

HANG TIME IN HAWAII

Thanks again for your help booking and planning this trip. We loved it! The catamaran/snorkeling trip with Sea Maui was top notch.  The crew was very […]
January 10, 2020

PORTUGAL WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH

It was an absolutely amazing trip!  We have never splurged on a private driver before, and that was one of the best investments in this trip.  […]
January 3, 2020

A STRESS FREE FAMILY TRIP TO VIETNAM

Our trip truly was amazing! The kids were champs, and I think we’ve given at least one of them the travel bug. Despite a lot of […]
December 5, 2019

TRAVELING WITH KIDS MADE EASY

As a former kindergarten teacher, I have had many parents tell me that they are waiting to take a vacation until their kids get a little […]
May 5, 2016

GREAT GIFTS FOR GRADS

There is always a buzz around graduation time. Students are counting down the days, future plans are being pondered, and congratulatory gifts are exchanged. Looking for […]
June 26, 2015

SNAG A NEW BACKPACK!

I know school just ended, but our backpacks are in. We have a large selection of sizes from Beatrix NY, Burton, Jansport, Timbuk2 and Victorinox. All backpacks […]
May 28, 2015

TRIUMPHS IN PACKING

Recently, my wife and I returned from a 17-day European adventure. Four days were spent in Amsterdam, eight days on a Uniworld Rhine River cruise, two days in […]
May 7, 2015

GRAD GIFTS

Kids are counting down the days to the end of school and graduations are coming up! For those of you looking for ideas, here are my […]
February 13, 2015

CARRY-ON OF CHOICE

This Victorinox Spectra has now gotten me through three short trips (one DC, two involving flights out of CHO) and it’s terrific. It’s easily maneuverable (although four […]
January 22, 2015

HOW LIGHT IS TOO LIGHT?

The most common question I get from customers is “what is your lightest weight luggage“. All airlines have weight restrictions on checked bags and many on carry-on […]
September 24, 2013

J’ADORE MY TRAVEL DOCUMENT HOLDER

I have never traveled with a travel document holder before this last family trip to San Antonio, Texas and I will never travel again without one.  […]
August 15, 2013

SQUEEZING IT ALL IN

If you read my last post, you will know that I recently returned from a Star Clipper cruise in the Baltic Sea. For this entry I […]

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