Expense Reporting from the Road

Organizing your expense receipts is vital to submitting a clean expense report or filing deductions on your taxes.

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Christmas on the Road – Staying in Touch with Loved Ones

It’s not easy, staying in touch with loved ones when traveling during the holidays. Here are a few ideas for reaching out, maintaining that connection, and being true to yourself and your family.

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4 tips for saving money on airline tickets

I don’t know about you, but the price of a ticket to fly somewhere fun can often be the sticking point on my vacation plans. With this in mind, I’m going to share the four things you should consider if you want to fly somewhere exotic without complete sticker shock. Fly out of as large […]

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Destination – California Wine Country: Way Beyond Napa

There are five (possibly 6) wine regions in California, each of which contain many ‘American Vinicultural Area’s (commonly called‘AVA’s).  For anyone who is familiar with Napa, bear in mind that Napa is part of one region.  California has so much more to offer oenophiles. In case you didn’t catch Part I,  where I talk about […]

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The Best (Airplane) Seats in the House

How to choose the right seat when booking your flight. Why seat selection matters, and the secret weapon to find the one for you.

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Airplane Etiquette – Do’s and Don’ts

Tips to make boarding and getting off a plane easier.

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Destination – California Wine Country Part I (beyond Napa)

If you think Napa Valley is all California has to offer people who love wine (aka oenophiles), think again!

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The Best Deals on Luggage

I have packed a suitcase for a business trip at least a thousand times.  It’s probably more but I’m tired and the math is unnecessary.  Suffice it to say, it’s A LOT.  That also means the suitcases I have purchased have seen more wear in five years than most tourist suitcases do in a lifetime. […]

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Destination – Scotland’s Isle of Iona

If you spend any time visiting other cultures, countries, or special destinations, you will eventually find a place that feels like your spirit has come home.  For me, that is the Isle of Iona, part of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.   It’s a small island, easy to reach off the coast of Oban, Scotland […]

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Aging & Assumptions

When are we “old”? Does that depend on how others perceive us, or on how we feel?

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