Can a COVID-19 staycation fulfill my travel dreams

Can a COVID-19 staycation fulfill my travel dreams

If I can’t travel during a COVID-19 staycation how can I dream? Traveling has always been a big part of my life. Last year I traveled to Cuba in February, Portugal in April, and Venice in September. I also took a quick jaunt to Florida in early December. Can I...
You need to learn reasonable airline etiquette

You need to learn reasonable airline etiquette

Do we need to establish airline etiquette? And, will you follow it?  As the airlines squeeze more and more people into less and less space, airline etiquette is more important than ever. Airline passengers need to think about those around them and adjust their actions...
How to see Pearl Harbor — both over and under

How to see Pearl Harbor — both over and under

A veteran’s view of Pearl Harbor from the air after 78 years My cousin Howard Smith, an amateur photographer, posted these photos of the Pearl Harbor National Memorial. He planned his recent visit to Hawaii to photograph Pearl Harbor. The spectacular and...
Learn more about eating your way through Venice

Learn more about eating your way through Venice

Besides wonderful sights, dining in Venice is a highlight My only regret after a weeklong stay in Venice, Italy, was that I couldn’t eat and drink more than I did. Dining in Venice was a wonderful surprise. Besides the art, architecture, friendly Italians, amazing...
Don’t wait for snow! Autumn in the mountains now!

Don’t wait for snow! Autumn in the mountains now!

Autumn in the mountains? Head to a ski area! If the ski resorts near me in New Hampshire’s Mt. Washington Valley and its surroundings are any indication, they are where to go this fall. No, not to ski (though some may have early snow, not many). Heading to discover...