Author Archives: David Cross

Making the Most of Business Travel: Tips for Maximizing Your Adventures

This guest article was provided by Daniel Sherwin of DadSolo.com. Image via Pexels Business travel can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it’s a great opportunity to explore new places and break out of your routine. On the … Continue reading

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Shark (Cage) Diving!

I am sure everyone saw the previous posting of our spring break in Waikiki, but the real highlight was to head to the North Shore of Oahu. Why? To get into the best waves, views and sites to swim with … Continue reading

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Spring Break in Waikiki

We had a lot of frequent flyer and hotel points. so we saw a rare opportunity to book a reduced cost spring break getaway which we never thought we would be able to do in Hawaii. We love Waikiki because … Continue reading

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Berlin – 20 Year Anniversary of the Wall Collapse

(retro post based on popular demand) In November 2009, it was the 20th anniversary of the fall/collapse/destruction of the Berlin Wall. I was very fortunate to be able to visit and join the festive celebrations. Stay tuned…I will talk about … Continue reading

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Hard Rock Cafes

I decided it was time to write a quick and fun posting on my experience of visiting Hard Rock Cafes around the world! Why – I don’t know…similar to geocaching, it was a fun way to track my travel adventures … Continue reading

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12 Lucky Years

On this day, 12 years ago, I left the hospital.  It was a happy day. I spent 17 days in the hospital after having a ruptured brain aneurysm. According to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated six million people (one … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia

Yes, you can travel to Saudi Arabia (most people) and yes it is safe. It was a delight to have an opportunity to visit a country that has changed enormously the past 2 decades and see it first hand. I … Continue reading

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Emirates Airline Review

I had an opportunity recently to fly Emirates Airlines recently in business class and I thought it would a perfect time to conduct a review for all my fellow travelers. The first surprise, and I am not sure many people … Continue reading

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Simple Tips Before International Travel

I thought I would jot down a few tips for both business and vacation travelers that are starting to explore and travel again since the COVID waves and infection rates seem to be calming down right now. Photo by Andrea … Continue reading

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Exploring Arizona

We decided to take a long weekend and explore some parts of Arizona that we never visited before. Everyone is raving about Scottsdale are (near Phoenix), so we decided to check out the Royal Palms resort that is at the … Continue reading

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