I first learned about honeymoons at age 8, while watching the classic screwball comedy “The Long, Long Trailer.” This sets a low, low bar. In the movie, Lucille Ball and Dezi Arnez rent a mobile home and drive it to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where they are promptly plagued by a series of catastrophes, including […]
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When Should We Honeymoon?
The word “honeymoon” first entered the English language in the mid-16th century, but no one knows for certain its etymology. In some languages, the translation is the equivalent of “honey month, ” in reference to the supposed sweet yet fleeting period of bliss that a bride and groom will experience in their initial married weeks […]
Travel Advising for Big Picture Plans
This post was originally published by BroadStreet Capital Advisors in Athens, GA. ———- The Travel Industry was recently up in arms over comments President Obama made at a town hall meeting in Atkinson, Ill. While speaking about the perils of job automation, he asked the audience, “When was the last time somebody went to a bank […]
I took away three things from my brief tenure as a 19 year-old Walt Disney World food service employee. The first was John Stamos’ plastic fork (it’s held up surprisingly well over the years). The second was 15 pounds of cheek fat. The third was the belief that the customer is always right. If I […]