Category Archives: COVID-19

Gambling with COVID Travel

The Wall Street Journal recently had an article titled “How to Play Travel Roulette”…and that certainly provoked a lot of thoughts on my planned and desired travel for 2022. Summary: With Omicron running rampant around the world, vaccinated or not … Continue reading

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Looking Back on the Past 3 Years of Travel

Wow – it has been a challenging two years, yet I have been able to maintain and grow the blog despite the COVID pandemic and travel restrictions. I thought I would reflect a little on what has made the blog … Continue reading

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Travelling to Hawaii During Pandemic

I must admit, I have almost never in my life travelled during the holidays, but this year was a little different with the pandemic and the craving to get out. Where did we choose? Hawaii! 9+ months ago, the deals … Continue reading

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Time to Get Boosted!

Yep – you guessed it, I got my 3rd COVID-19 vaccine shot (booster) Friday. Yeah! I am excited. Some mental relief. And everyone is asking – what are the side effects? Let’s start with WHY I got the booster. Multiple … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Travel Experience in Q4 2021

I thought a short blog might be due to share some thoughts on what travel may look like in the remaining months of 2021. The Delta variant is causing havoc around the world, so many of us are still wondering … Continue reading

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Vaccination for Travel: Part 1

The reality is travel is dependent on vaccinations, both personally and for the world. If we are not vaccinated, we are not likely to be allowed to travel to some locations, internationally or attend certain attractions. Example – countries are … 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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Lake Quinault

Continuing the theme and need to restrict travel due to COVID-19, we decided to try and explore a new area in Washington State.  If interested, I try and keep this page updated for the latest news on vacation and business … Continue reading

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