Trip Planning the Viking Way – Part Two

Still not a how to guide on invading England. Okay, so we have talked about my theories on airlines and lodging options so let’s move on to more of the good stuff when it comes to planning a trip.  As I mentioned last time we are planning on heading to Los Angeles to tour someContinue reading “Trip Planning the Viking Way – Part Two”

Christmas in Greenville

Christmas in Greenville For the last six years we have enjoyed a holiday tradition of traveling for Christmas rather than exchanging gifts.  We have been able to spend Christmas in great places like Edinburgh, Maui (a couple of times), Hilton Head Island and even Disney World (Our daughter had just turned 10).  Obviously this yearContinue reading “Christmas in Greenville”

Christmas at the Ballpark

Christmas at the Ballpark Normally, we travel for Christmas, as we decided a few years ago that rather than exchange presents as a family we would rather spend that money to travel to fun places and have experiences.  Not that we don’t all love Christmas and gifts, but with family spread out everywhere, and theContinue reading “Christmas at the Ballpark”

Bringing Thanksgiving Travel Home

So normally we travel somewhere fun for Thanksgiving, as being Canadian we don’t have a lot of family obligations during this time of the year.  Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October – hey, it’s a lot colder up there and you have to bring the harvest in earlier.  We have been lucky in that my wifeContinue reading “Bringing Thanksgiving Travel Home”

A Little Adventure in Hickory

A couple of weekends ago we were able to enjoy a small grasp of sanity and normalcy, as we took advantage of a rare 85 degree late October Saturday.  We enjoyed a scenic drive up and around Charlotte and up towards Hickory, NC.  The goal was just to enjoy a little bit of foliage viewing,Continue reading “A Little Adventure in Hickory”

Going A Little Stir Crazy – Food Wall of Fame Phase I

I would never have believed that I would find myself missing work travel, but after almost six months it is starting to kick in.  I am lucky that I normally work from home when I’m not traveling, so at least I was fully set up and ready to go when the pandemic started.  Plus, bothContinue reading “Going A Little Stir Crazy – Food Wall of Fame Phase I”