Category family vacation

When Did Travel Become Survival of the Fittest?

Travel used to be something fun. You remember vacation, right? That time you earned to go and get away from it all. What happened? The fun and excitement of getting away from it all has been replaced by fear and loathing (sorry Hunter S. Thompson). The entire process of getting overpriced tickets, checking in, and […]

Summer Road Warriors

The Road of the Damned Sounds like some Trucker Noir, novel, doesn’t it? A lonely truck driver makes one last run to pay off a shady¬†loan shark or lose his rig… While that might be a pitch¬†for a new pulp fiction series (It would have to be in audio book format, because truckers can’t hold […]

Airline Travel Is The Final Frontier

To boldly go where everybody and their hillbilly uncle are going today. That captures the essence of air travel for me, as of late. Gone are the days when a family vacation meant getting out of bed at four in the morning and getting tossed in the back seat of a 1960 Studebacker station wagon, […]