Travel

Veterans Day: Remembrance and Respect

I was raised by two children of the 1960s peace movement in America. My parents protested the Vietnam War war and were tear-gassed and arrested in protests in Washington, DC. I’ve always described my mother’s belief system as more similar to Quaker than Greek Orthodox. It is no surprise then that the children they raised […]

A Big Name in Hotels is Going Smaller

Motto by Hilton is the newest Hilton Hotels brand. The Hilton company is almost 100 years old and is seeking new ways to diversify its brand in an effort to reach a broader traveling audience. “Hilton prides itself on being a leader in the hospitality industry and evolving with the needs of our guests,” said […]

Sustainability in the Sky

Sustainability in the Sky

A major threat to our environment and especially our oceans is the production of single-use plastic items. Single-use plastic items are things like stir sticks, wrappers, utensils, and straws. The problem with this pollution is so bad that the European Parliment voted to enact a complete ban on some single-use plastics across the nations of […]

The Caribbean Has a Rhythm All Its Own

The Caribbean Has a Rhythm All Its Own

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has kicked off a new campaign to highlight the diversity of the million square miles of geographic and ethnic variety the region has to offer. “Visitors, past and present, have not been introduced to the offerings of our vast and diverse region. We will change that by highlighting the […]

The United States Sailboat Show 2018

We do love our sailboats here at No Kids.  So, for the last couple of year we’ve made a big effort to make a trip Annapolis, Maryland each October for the United States Sailboat Show.  The miles of docks spanning the harbor beautiful downtown historic Annapolis make this event a sailboat lovers paradise. I made the show […]

JetBlue’s New Escape Route

JetBlue’s New Escape Route

JetBlue announced last Thursday it is offering a new route of escape from winter’s crushing cold for residents of the northeast. The escape is the expansion of the budget airline’s Palm Springs, California service. You will now have even more options in flying non-stop from Boston to the desert city. The airline is now offering […]

PreCheck Is PreCheck

PreCheck Is PreCheck

We hear it all the time: “the TSA line is slow and long.” We even allot extra time to get to the airport in order to get through the sometimes torturously slow lines in time to get to our gate. We submit to a background check and pay a fee so we can avoid the […]