Category Archives: Travel Day Details

Small planning details can make the difference between an enjoyable day of travel and one that’s stressful. Here are just a few small tips to help out. It’s all in the details!

Edinburgh adventure begins

I’m making my first foray to Scotland. The region beckons with castles, whisky and the highlands. However this trip is finding me basing out of Edinburgh for about a week and simply exploring the immediate area with perhaps a day … Continue reading

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Packing bundle in action

Thought I’d share my most recent experience using that packing bundle technique I shared a few posts ago. Plus of course there’s my new suitcase also in action on this trip. I just finished unpacking in my hotel room and … Continue reading

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Munich Madness

I can now officially claim to be going on vacation “next week.”  The countdown to Europe and unplugging from all things work is speeding up. When I book vacations I do most of my planning and coordinating months in advance. … Continue reading

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Murphy’s law of travel

Now Murphy’s Law of Travel typically indicates that “When it’s bad it’s very bad. And prolonged.” I also kick in the qualifier that it also usually involves a screaming child within a few rows of your airline seat. However, what … Continue reading

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Did she make it?

Ran six gates, up escalators, tapping toes on trains, down escalators and running five more gates (in heels of course) only to get to the gate as the plane is pulling away. Hell. Now attempting to get on the flight … Continue reading

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And my seat is now what!

“There’s been a change to your flight . . . ” All in all, not a good message to get, especially when it’s the day of travel. Thank goodness I at least received the phone call early in the day. … Continue reading

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Airplane Survival Kit

Airplanes are cramped enough without having the person behind you constantly whack the back of your seat to access their carry-on bag. Or heaven forbid, you’re that person!  I like to keep my on board essentials readily available prior to … Continue reading

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Security

It’s not going away, and it’s not going to get easier. Just deal with it and let TSA do their job. In order to make security a seamless process have everything prepared and ready to go. Make sure your liquids … Continue reading

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Getting to the Airport

Figure out how you’re planning on getting to the airport. It sounds simple enough, but it all starts here!  Depending on the length of the trip I alternate between parking in my favorite airport garage and taking a hired car. … Continue reading

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