Travel

Kudos to Southwest Rapid Rewards

Since today is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d send some LUV to Southwest Airlines and the Southwest Rapid Rewards program. Recently, I decided to redeem my airline points for travel in order to go to Los Angeles for my dad’s birthday. I have points on three major airlines. Surely one out of the three would…

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Things to Do in Florence, Italy

The daughter of one of my clients will be spending a few weeks in Florence, Italy, in January as a part of a study abroad program. If you’re planning a trip any time soon to this lovely city in the Tuscany region, here are some things to do in Florence. (taken directly from my note…

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Movies and Books about Spain

When we watch movies or documentaries, sometimes they spur my husband and me to put a destination on our travel bucket list. Such was the case when we watched a documentary about running with the bulls in Pamplona. We eventually decided to forego the risk of getting gored by large livestock, but we still wanted…

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Movies and Books about Portugal

When we watch movies or documentaries, sometimes they spur my husband and me to put a destination on our travel bucket list. Such was the case when watched the Portugal episode of Anthony Bourdain’s show, No Reservations, back in 2013. It took us awhile, but we finally made it to Portugal in 2018. Once we…

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Choosing Travel Clothes for Your Vacation

Taking a break from life is an important part of staying productive, but if you don’t wear the right travel clothes on your big get-away, discomfort and frustration might take all of the joy out of your vacation. If you’re like me and you have a hard time finding clothes that are of good quality,…

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Choosing Travel Shoes for Your Vacation

Taking a break from life is an important part of staying productive, but if you don’t wear the right travel shoes on your big get-away, sore feet might take all of the joy out of your vacation. If you’re like me and you have a hard time finding shoes that are of good quality, comfortable,…

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An Important Travel Resource – STEP Travel Advisories

Any travel resource you can add to your tool belt will help make your trip even better. If you plan to travel overseas, it’s important to be aware of any possible dangers or interruptions to your trip – be it a tsunami, terrorist threat or national transportation strike. If you sign up for the Smart…

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