Tag Archives: health

Happy (Belated) World Water Day

glass of water

World Water Day was March 22nd, and while I’m a couple of days later with this post, I still want to pay homage to the clean drinking water that I enjoy.  And often take for granted.  (There are certainly things each of us can do to develop, protect, and sustain access to clean water.)  Water […]

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Ear Problems: Side Effects of Life in the Sky

Airplane wing taken out the window

As I sit in my hotel room on Maui, watching the sun come up on this island paradise, I think about how fortunate I am to have the type of job that allows me to leave the rain (and occasional snow) of Seattle.  I get to wear shorts, read by the pool, and sit on […]

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Help for Travelers with Ear Problems

Adult using Ear Popper to relieve ear discomfort when flying

Today I have an important guest post that will be of importance to anyone who suffers from ear discomfort while flying.  I’m a sufferer, as a result of allergy and sinus-related issues, so have to take a lot of precautions when I travel.  And that includes not flying when my ears get too bad! —- […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Hilton Union Square, San Francisco

It seems like everyone thinks about romance in February, but once Valentine’s Day passes, romance gets short shrift. One way […]

You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]