Author Archives: David Cross

Snow Camping?

I guess snow this is a continued theme this travel season.  With continued lockdown and travel restrictions, we must continue to be careful and explore opportunities in our local area for short vacations and getaways. Across the United States and … Continue reading

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Running in the Snow

OK – it is the annual snowmageddon in the Seattle area! That pretty much means that there is no travelling this weekend.  Some people do not listen and as always think that if they own an SUV, they can handle … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Travel Videos

I thought I would share a quick fun one this week.  What are the top 10 videos from my travels the past 25+ years based on views?  The number one will surprise you! Here we go: #10 As expected, it … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Platinum AMEX Card

I decided to share a different topic this week that might actually be interesting to many travelers.  Let’s talk about the American Express Platinum Card. Disclaimer: I have not been solicited or been compensated for any endorsement or statements from … Continue reading

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What is it like to travel during the pandemic?

It was not planned, but I ran into an urgent need to make a short trip and actually fly during the pandemic. I thought this was not going to occur until I had a vaccine, most areas are no longer … Continue reading

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January 2021 Travel Planning Update

Good afternoon everyone: I thought a quick vodcast (video blog) would be good today to provide some perspectives on travel in 2021. Travel all appears to be hinging on vaccinations for people and countries In the US, they are going … Continue reading

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Travelling in 2021

Kicking off a new year of travel! What a bleak start as a long time Delta Diamond member.  This really provides a blunt state of the travel world doesn’t it?   Well, given the challenges and stories of 2020, I thought … Continue reading

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Wallace Falls

It is December 2020 and we are still locked down due to COVID-19.  I am still keeping an eye out for international travel planning opportunities like in this post here, but due to the restrictions, in 2020, we mostly focused … Continue reading

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Thank You to Everyone: My 10 Year Anniversary of Travel

I want to celebrate Exactly 10 years ago, a had a ruptured brain aneurysm. According to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated six million people (one in 50) in the U.S. have an unruptured brain aneurysm. On December 14th, it … Continue reading

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A Guide to Planning Future Travel After the COVID-19 Pandemic

This week, I have a guest author contributing with a great article on how to plan for future travel after the pandemic!  I think Emma provides a more holistic perspective than the posting I try to maintain with some overall … Continue reading

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