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When It Rains or Snows on Your Parade

Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. — Mark Twain I have written about this topic here before, and should have done it again before our recent Historic Storm. Only one of “my” families was caught in … Continue reading

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Snaps From My Week in Las Vegas

“While I was busy hating Vegas, and hiding from Vegas, a funny thing happened. I grew to love Vegas.” – J. R. Moehringer Last week I attended Virtuoso Travel Week as I have done about ten times in the last twenty … Continue reading

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Cruise Jargon for Landlubbers

“It isn’t that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.” -Sir Francis Drake This continues a series of articles explaining the terms travel agents might use on an unsuspecting client. If you have not cruised … Continue reading

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Too Late? Yes and No

A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours. –J. B. Priestly If you are just now thinking you want to make special plans to travel this Christmas or New Year’s, it is … Continue reading

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Lowest Price or Best Value?

“You can’t out Walmart Walmart.” –Matthew Upchurch, Chairman and CEO of Virtuoso No one wants to be taken advantage of financially or to pay more than a fair price for any particular thing. And yet we often fall prey to ads which … Continue reading

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When Time Is Of The Essence

I don’t care how you get here, Just get here if you can. — Brenda Russell, “Get Here” Every once in a while a situation arises when you need to travel immediately to a place far away. Perhaps Aunt Mabel … Continue reading

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