Travel

A Different Kind of Bird

A Different Kind of Bird

Condor Airlines, a subsidiary of Thomas Cook Airlines, has been serving global destinations since 1956. Condor Airlines serves more than seven million passengers and 80 destinations in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. Condor merged with Thomas Cook Airlines UK, Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium and Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia in October 2013 to form the Thomas […]

The Beach Boys Might Not Be Right

The Beach Boys Might Not Be Right

One of the things we really don’t like about travel is the feeling of being rushed or getting to a destination and being utterly exhausted. We know most of us don’t have all the time in the world when we travel and we want to rush to our destination as fast as possible and begin […]

A Little Road Trip With My Little Sis

A Little Road Trip With My Little Sis

This weekend I took a Memorial Day trip to Toronto with my favorite little sister and assistant Andrea. She was a little disappointed that you don’t get a stamp when you drive into Canada; you only get a passport stamp when you fly in. The trip from Pittsburgh only took 5 1/2 hours. We did find out […]

Marking a Milestone

The following post is not about travel, but about being a couple that is childless by choice. The culture of most of the western world promotes the concepts of marriage and parenthood. We’ve mentioned before that the path of motherhood and fatherhood just isn’t for us, and we don’t regret it one bit. When people, […]

A Walk on the Social Side

We, Amanda and I, spend a great deal of our time on social media. Amanda has been on Twitter both personally and professionally since 2009, so it makes sense that we’d recognize it as a place to go for some great information on travel.  You just have to be cautious; unfiltered information from other people […]

Flying in the Modern Age

Flying in the Modern Age

In the past year the airline industry has come under increasing scrutiny. We know they brought just about all of the pressure on themselves with high-profile (and ugly) PR nightmares. The U.S. Congress even dragged airline CEOs and other industry leaders before a committee to get their side of the story. I think that many […]

Dinner and Discord

Food has always been one of our favorite ways to experience a different culture or country. From Italy’s finest handmade pasta to mildly mysterious (but delicious) dishes served on our safari in Tanzania and fish tacos on the beach in Playa del Carmen, we love to savor local fare and learn why those tastes are […]