A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how to be a good host when guests stay with you in your home. Now it’s time for the flip side: how to be a good guest.* Planning Your Trip If you’re planning a trip to specifically visit certain people, or you’ve been invited by them, then… Continue reading Staying With Friends on Holiday
Having house guests can be delightful — you get to see people you perhaps haven’t seen in awhile, they get to save on hotel costs. Everybody wins! … Usually. But it can also be stressful, as people are around each other nearly non-stop, routines are interrupted, and someone is inevitably in the shower for way… Continue reading Hosting House Guests
How do I not be a jerk when I’m in nature and see someone trying to hand feed human food to a squirrel?
My family growing up was poor and it was extremely rare for us to stay at a hotel. My mom used to say that you have to either tip housekeeping or clean your own room. Before we left she would make us clean everything, strip the beds, take out the garbage, things like that. Clearly… Continue reading Staying In A Hotel
This week’s travel series was inspired because (in the U.S. at least) we are heading into summer. Late May through early September is the time when temperatures heat up, kids are out of school, and people start taking more trips. Whether its a weekend at a nearby beach, or the dream vacation you’ve been planning… Continue reading On Vacation
Can you please inform the world how not to be a jerk when encountering roundabouts and other traffic calming devices. A word about one lane streets would be appreciated as well.
I’ll be flying with my infant for the first time in a few weeks. Do people not realize how incredibly stressful it is to try to bring an infant anywhere, let alone on a cross country flight? It will take us hours of preparation and planning to try to make sure we have everything we… Continue reading Flying (child edition)
Okay, so we’ve all seen the video, right? And then read the absurd initial statement from the United CEO? And then the follow-up email to company staff? Followed by a few hundred million lost on the stock market, then something resembling the kind of apology a PR company might write? Does the internet really need… Continue reading You Run an Airline