Trip III: From Departures Dropoff to Boarding

Goodbye Tampa November 22, 2015 It’s like Christmas morning. The alarm goes off and you are AWAKE. Down half a protein drink and GO!! Saying goodbye to your bear is the hardest part, but there’s too much hustle and bustle to linger. Time to check in. Wait in line, interface with boarding pass machine, hand […]

So then I Set it up: Trip III

As far as I can tell, you don’t gain anything by using websites like Travelocity, Expedia, Tripavisor, etc. to do your booking unless you’re buying package deals. They help to compare one airline with another, though. I thought United and Delta would always beat out ANA price-wise, but that is not the case. Sometimes, sure, […]

Why Trip I and Trip II Made Me Realize I’m a Hermit

I’ve come to realize traveling with people isn’t always sunshine and roses. My 2011 All-Over-Japan trip felt like 3 trips in one. And our fearless tour guide was awesome, but I think this style of trip was a little more intense than I am used to. I am a napper by nature, and given my […]