Six Business Travel Tips for New Business Travelers

Six Business Travel Tips for New Business Travelers

Business travel, oh business travel. For some, it’s a chance to see the world. For others, it’s a slog to be endured. Most of the time, it’s somewhere between the two extremes. Here are some ideas to make the most of traveling for work: It’s …

“Direct” Flight to London

“Direct” Flight to London

We wanted a direct flight when flying to London, didn’t want to transfer. Of course, no flight is truly direct. Here’s what we went through to get from A (Lake Geneva, WI, USA) to B (London, England, UK). Drive to Harvard, IL (40 minutes) Our …

The Push To Alaska

The Push To Alaska

I’ve wanted the trip to aim towards Alaska since we first envisioned it. We’re on our way north now, but we’re having second thoughts. Things aren’t really lining up as perfectly as we thought. For one, a year just sounds like a lot of time, …

Uncle Al’s Traveling Craft Scissors: #TSAfail

Uncle Al’s Traveling Craft Scissors: #TSAfail

“What about the 4-inch rule? The blade is under 4 inches,” I said to the knowledgeable, well-trained, and intelligent TSA agent. “But this is a KNIFE. The 4-inch rule only applies to scissors,” he explained to me, a feeble-minded, annoying, likely terrorist. “See that,” he …