After nine years without a dog in our home, we were excited to welcome Pepper, our sweet Miniature Schnauzer. Of course, as avid travelers, our desire was to teach little Pepper to love traveling so we could take her with us. We used these 6 steps.
As travel around the world starts to return to pre-pandemic conditions, one area of challenge that persists is flying. Weather delays, airline staffing shortages, and the "timing out" of flight crews (legal thresholds restricting how many hours flight crews are able to work) are leading causes of chaos in airports worldwide. Hopefully, these tips can help you as you plan to fly and can help you to find some joy in the journey.
Do you know how important luggage tags are when you travel? Discovering that your suitcase has not met you in baggage claim is never a fun experience and it can be an incredibly inconvenient and disruptive component to your trip. In fact on an overseas flight to Sweden, my husband's suitcase got lost due to a canceled flight and he found himself without his belonging for nearly his entire trip.
"Anxiety isn't weakness. Living with anxiety, turning up and doing stuff with anxiety, takes a strength most will never know." -Unknown
"Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands." -Jeff Cooper
"In life, it's not where you go - it's who you travel with." -Charles Schultz
For those of us that love to travel, I would bet that we all have tricks and tools for packing and traveling efficiently. Over the years, these five tools have become my top tricks as we prepare to travel.
“Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. It’s all the wild stuff that happens along the way.” -Emma Chase
“Taking care of yourself doesn't mean me first, it means me too.” -Unknown
Nestled in the Roanoke Valley is it's namesake, the City of Roanoke, the largest city in Southwest Virginia. Incorporated as Roanoke in 1884, the area has history that goes back to 1852 when it was known under the name of "Big Lick."