Hotel conveniences I wish I had at home

Several years ago, I stayed at a resort in Cyprus and fell in love with a small chest that sat on the bedside table. Open the lid and you see a map of the room with little buttons that let me turn on and off all the lights in the room and the fan, all … Continue reading Hotel conveniences I wish I had at home

Hej from Copenhagen!

I'm in Copenhagen for a conference but managed to find a little free time this afternoon to see a bit of the city. Really lovely city - very clean, well-maintained, pedestrian-friendly, etc and yes, very cold (at least for this Floridian) with temperatures hovering between low 40s and near-freezing in mid-March. I have to say … Continue reading Hej from Copenhagen!

Dear American Airlines, what’s up giving people free Gold status?

My husband, who rarely flies, received this offer for free Gold status from the nice folks at American Airlines. And I have to say, it leaves me rather cold andย  angry since I had to earn my status the hard way - by putting my butt in their uncomfortable chairs for at least 25,000 miles … Continue reading Dear American Airlines, what’s up giving people free Gold status?

2016: the year of travel

As with just about every other year, 2016 had its share of ups and downs; however, many of mine this year were literal ups and downs in the form of takeoffs and landings. For me, 2016 was The Year of Travel. As I've mentioned before, I work for Automattic, a fully distributed company, which means … Continue reading 2016: the year of travel

London (and other points of interest) Calling

Our first stop in our 4-county European tour was London. After an overnight flight in which only one of us slept (I am convinced my daughter can sleep anywhere under any conditions, and yes, I envy that), we arrived sleepy but excited. Fortunately, I had been to London earlier this year, so I was familiar … Continue reading London (and other points of interest) Calling