This weekend I’m doing something a little out of the ordinary — for my first time, I am taking an international extended weekend. While I’m always excited to go on an adventure, this trip is extra special for me because of the destination — Amsterdam. The first (and last) time I was in Amsterdam was
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With no shortage of horrifying airline stories in the news, you might be feeling some anxiety about planning that next trip. Thankfully, these type of stories are not actually all that common – but what is common are disruptions, delays, and mishaps. Just last week one of my Twitter friends, Julia, received notice just five
I’m walking through the Milano train station trying to find the ticket agent. Everything is normal. I have a plan, and everything is going according to that plan. I look around and see people going about their business — professionals, families, backpackers… I am aware of my surroundings, and nothing is out of the ordinary.
In last week’s post, A Surefire Way To End Up In Jail, I shared what happened when I decided to take my Roman tour guide’s advice both literally and figuratively. He said, “Always push on doors as you pass by. If they open, let yourself in and see what you discover.” Just over a month