TRAVEL BLOG

July 14, 2017

A Cades Cove bike ride in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

We saw bears. Lots of them. I thought that when, or if, that moment would ever arrive, I’d freeze, terrified. Instead, I was the opposite, squealing […]
July 14, 2017

Hyatt’s Playing Chicken With Expedia and Americans Now Face Biometric Scans Departing 6 Airports

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites […]
July 14, 2017

What It’s Like to Carry a Laptop Onboard From an Airport Where Electronics Had Been Banned

A couple of weeks ago the US declared that not only wouldn’t they extend the ban on electronics larger than a standard cell phone to European […]
July 13, 2017

SCOOP: Amex Expanding Miami Centurion Lounge By 50%

Pending approval by the Miami Dade County Board of County Commissioners, which is expected to come at its September 7, 2017 meeting, American Express will expand […]
July 13, 2017

US May Ban Online Check-in For Flights to the U.S.

The U.S. may have backed off the electronics ban for flights to the U.S. But the price was that foreign airports would have to have new […]
July 13, 2017

What’s Appropriate Compensation When Someone is Murdered in the Next Room?

There are all sorts of things that hotels compensate guests for when they complain. What about murder? Continue reading What’s Appropriate Compensation When Someone is Murdered […]