December 2010 Archives

On trips, it seems inevitable that you'll amass a large number of small slips of paper--business cards, menus, receipts, maps, etc. Bring along one large envelope and leave it in... Read more
There's nothing worse than assuming you can cancel a room with no problem, only to cancel and find that there IS a problem. This applies not only to accommodations and... Read more
If you're traveling with a companion who uses a wheelchair, do some planning before you leave. For starters, be sure to alert your accommodations of this fact--that way they can... Read more
Before packing a bunch of personal items like beach chairs, bikes, strollers or a children's car seat, call your inn or B&B and ask what amenities are available locally. You... Read more
In this day and age of "just Google it!" and high tech everything, it's easy to forget that a good (free!) place to start for planning a trip to a... Read more