Home Exchanges can be a great way to baby step back into travel on your own terms – away from crowds, in luxury style, with your own space. You can swap your city condo for a sailboat, or your peaceful mountain cabin for something on the shores of crystal blue waters. House swapping has been around since the 1950’s when… View Post
Raise your hand if you’re sick to death of reading about it. Hearing about it. Every. Dadgum. Day. I’ve been addicted to this Coronavirus Dashboard but’ve managed to reduce my hand-wringing and checking it to just once a week- usually Sunday… not sure what that says about my Sundays. Data collection day. (Seriously tho, have a look at this, it’s… View Post
Suitcase triage. How to clean your luggage and why you want to get on that right away.
COVID-19 has skulked in like a slick Trojan Horse with a boot to kick ass and a list to take names, and here we sit. Like ducks. Are you waiting and wondering what’s next? How long this’ll take? I’m convinced that no one knows anything, really – experts and politicians and talking heads dribbling and shooting like freshmen on the… View Post
It used to be that getting away for the trip of a lifetime was worth any cost, and I don’t just mean the one that gets deducted from your bank account. Jetting to and fro with not even a passing thought to offsets, the leveraging of native peoples for their [super inexpensive] labor and handicrafts, and plunking down a wad… View Post