Travel

Playing Tour Guide to a couple of Okies

Nothing like two tourists pretending to be tour guides. Seriously, doesn’t the Bible say something about the blind leading the blind and both of them falling in the ditch? The good news is that no one ended up in the ditch on the recent jaunt north to Seattle. In fact, thanks to modern technology, we …

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When the pressure is too much

In an earlier post, I mentioned the pressure to buy-in to a timeshare in Cabo San Lucas. Unfortunately, it isn’t the only pressure we encountered in our sojourn south of the border. And something has to give when the pressure is too much. At our resort, there are evening performances and themed buffets on a …

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Five things you learn to hate about international trave

Everyone wants to be Marco Polo and discover the wider world around them. It’s a big place, this international playground. Travelling the world it real living. Or not. Like everything else in this life – travelling internationally is not all it’s touted to be. Wi-Fi We live in a digital world, don’t we? It’s a …

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No price tag? Haggle your way to ownership

Growing up in a world where businesses clearly mark their products with a price tag makes the idea of bickering over price something of a foreign language. In Mexico, if there is no price, make an offer. Prepare to haggle. Sure, I’ve been on the purchasing end of a car enough times to realize the …

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World Travel in one long walk

Only in Las Vegas can you go from New York to Paris by crossing four pedestrian bridges and zero bodies of water. This is world travel at its least complex. Bright blue sky accompanied our stroll down Las Vegas Boulevard on Monday morning. After registering at the conference at The Cosmopolitan, we began our tourist …

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