Coronavirus and Travel

Gayle in Abingdon, VA Did you know that over 40% of the jobs lost due to the coronavirus have been lost in the travel industry? According to the U.S. Travel Association, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused over $273 billion in cumulative losses for the U.S. travel economy. But, the news isn't all bad for those … Continue reading Coronavirus and Travel

Bodacious suitcase cover brightens up travel

No need for a drab suitcase with cute luggage covers like these. I wanted a cheerful bright color for my winter trip to Alaska. The only suitcases in the size I needed (and could afford) were black, dark grey or black. That's not very bodacious and just wouldn't do. That's when I looked on Amazon … Continue reading Bodacious suitcase cover brightens up travel

Follow me on Instagram

Where is the best place to see photos of our travels? It's Instagram hands down. I combine these Instagram shots with journal notes to give you a better sense of place and time. The Instagram photos are also frequently geo-tagged for location. Following me couldn't be simpler. Head over to and click follow. Or, … Continue reading Follow me on Instagram