Are you itching to get on a plane and go international soon? Maybe this summer, now that many countries have opened their borders. May I suggest Portugal? Whether you go for a week, two or three it will still not be enough to fully appreciate this magnificent country full of vintage castles, beautiful coastlines, daunting vineyards, and sooo much history. Whether you get there through the Lisbon, Porto or Faro Airport, all three offer a variety of ground transportation to get you to your destinations. Here are my favorite picks and why….
I recently started to travel domestically and noticed how crowded the airports are becoming. Airport security lines including the TSA PreCheck program I subscribe to are experiencing long lines. I also noticed the recent installation of CLEAR stations at several airports, a privately held security service that allows you to skip to the front of the security line much faster that the TSA PreCheck program. I decided to explore whether this would be a worthy investment as well as checking to see that all of my required travel documents for both domestic and international flights are updated.
After more than a year of not being able to travel, we may be feeling a bit rusty about getting back into the swing of things. Many of us are determined to travel to make up for lost time and to nurture our weary souls from what has been a dreadful year. Now more than before traveling requires some level of planning to make sure we are both safe and comfortable. Question is how do we get started?
As more of us get vaccinated in the US, we are hoping we can reach some level of herd immunity by the summer. Recognizing it may take much longer, many of us are tired of being cooped up and are planning to travel, anyway. As more vacation destinations are opening, and restrictions are being lifted, there is a growing desire to book that flight soon. Here are some facts and tips to consider as we both make travel plans for 2021……
By now, many of us, especially those living in the north, are running out of steam being cooped up during the cold winter months, continuing to shelter and use masks, wanting to be on some far away exotic beach. The pandemic continues to rage on and is now mutating, becoming more contagious. I, for one, am being cautious as I am plotting how to escape from the daily boredom of working at home and not being able to socialize and be outdoors.
During my stay in Puerta Vallarta, I took another day tour to visit two bohemian villages that still remain authentic, although changing a bit, as tourism becomes their primary economic base. As always, it annoys me when these tour companies make unnecessary stops at…
During my stay in Puerto Vallarta in Mexico during the epiphany week, I was able to partake in their traditional Rosca de Reyes (the classic King’s Cake) celebration. It’s interesting to see the different ways that….