The only thing more foolish than paying full price for a Las Vegas vacation is paying full price for a Las Vegas vacation and losing your mortgage while playing craps. As my grandfather used to tell me when I was a little boy, fly wisely and gamble even wiser. Or something like that. I don’t gamble. I hate making casinos go broke.
With all the Vegas offers out there how does one possibly choose which to take advantage of? That is an excellent question. You should take a ... [read more]
Date:April 16th, 2007
Are there two more disparate places that are always linked together than Reno and Tahoe? Reno is all about city life. More precisely, it is more about gambling and enjoying the wonderfully wacky world of casinos. You could literally spend an entire weekend in Reno without ever breathing anything other than smoke-filled hotel air.
Tahoe is the exact opposite. It is all about nature and about being outdoors. Lake Tahoe is one of the country’s true treasures, its blue waters unlike any other. The mountains in Tahoe are ... [read more]
Date:March 2nd, 2007
Why do you suppose that seven is a lucky number? It doesn’t look sexier than any of the other numbers, it doesn’t smell better than the other numbers and it certainly can’t tap dance better than the other numbers. Sure it has a soft drink named after it, but seven is nothing special in my mind. I’ve always been partial to the number four myself, but apparently there are many, many reasons why seven has become a lucky number in our culture. You learn something new every day ... [read more]
One of the hardest things about being a road warrior business traveler is leaving a loved one behind. Sometimes it feels like you’ve been on the road so many times that you can hardly even remember your significant other’s name. When in doubt just call him or her “sweetie”. It is universally accepted.
Another thing that is widely appreciated is taking your loved one with you on the road whether for business or for pleasure. Spending time on an airplane and in a hotel room can help you remember ... [read more]
Date:February 9th, 2007