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What I Miss When Away From Home

January 24, 2015 TravelAtWill 0

There Are Some Things I Miss When Away From Home Just back from 10 days in Vancouver over the Christmas holidays, we are in the planning stages for plenty of travel in 2015: Bahamas for 3 weeks in February Caribbean cruise for 2 weeks in April (including another few days in […]

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Getting Connected in Italy

September 14, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Getting Getting Connected in Italy In Italy Was So Easy and Cheap Wifi is an essential requirement when we travel.  While I am generally “unavailable” for any work connectivity, my personal needs are much greater – to stay in touch with our children, to travel plan and to connect to […]

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Travel Planning Geek (To Plan Or Not To Plan)

August 23, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

As A Travel Planning Geek – We May Plan A Bit Too Much When We Travel I have always liked the romantic thought of just showing up at the airport and taking a seat on the first flight out. But every time we start thinking about a vacation much more […]

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What Happens To All the Stuff Left Behind?

August 11, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Updated:  Jan 12/15 We had just finished 4 weeks on the west coast – 2200+ miles, 2 countries, 3 states and 13 hotels.  Packing to head home to “real life” is always a bit depressing.  It was particularly sad this time as we headed home to a hospital palliative care […]

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Re-entry Pain – Returning From Vacation

July 13, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

It is sad how quickly the last vacation becomes just a distant memory, bolstered only by images scrolling past on the Apple TV after returning from vacation. The longer you are away, the greater the re-entry pain when you return. Death By Email Drowning If you are away for 1 […]

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Not Without Travel Cancellation Insurance

June 21, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Every time we travel I debate whether to buy travel cancellation insurance. Not the regular kind that requires you or your nearest relative to be near death – but the kind that lets you cancel for any reason. We have had far too many occasions where the strict conditions of […]

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Post travel blues

February 17, 2014 TravelAtWill 0

Why I Get The Post Travel Blues Most people will say that you do not remember the pain of childbirth and keep talking about it over and over.  Maybe it is because after the pain there is the joy of holding your child.  Not so with the pain from a bad travel experience, […]