Europe and the United Kingdom, Historical sites, holidays, Shopping, Style, Travel, Uncategorized, Vacation

The Cranky Camper’s Guide to Air Travel… sort of

Sami and her animal friends heading out of town The American holiday travel season is upon us, and it’s looking to be a busy one. According to NPR and other news outlets, travel in the United States has been steadily on the upswing as people are feeling more confident thanks to the Covid19 vaccines, and… Continue reading The Cranky Camper’s Guide to Air Travel… sort of

Food, Money savers, Opinion, safety, Travel, Uncategorized, wine, wine and drink

Flying Dry on Southwest Airlines

Southwest planes at Ft. Lauderdale's Gate B UPDATE: So I have some good news and some sad news. The sad news is that as of September 23, 2020, there is still no boozy beverage service on Southwest Airlines. I haven't been able to find whether Southwest will extend the expiration dates on 2020 drink coupons… Continue reading Flying Dry on Southwest Airlines

Amusement Parks, Family, Florida, parenting, Style, Travel, Vacation

Disney 2K17 Travel Day and Tips for Travel with Kids

We took off for our week-long Disney vacation in mid-July.  Dressing for the trip was relatively easy, as we were going from one hot, sunny clime to another.  We packed two umbrellas in our hand luggage in case it was raining when we arrived in Orlando as is typical during the summer season. The boys… Continue reading Disney 2K17 Travel Day and Tips for Travel with Kids

Amusement Parks, Family, Florida, parenting, Travel, Vacation, writing

Our Disney Vacation 2K17

Like many Americans- 70 percent according to AAA- the Haas family takes at least one vacation every year.  Being a lifelong Disney fan, or rather obsessed- the question we asked ourselves almost every year since we married back in 2001 was "When would be a good time to go to Disney World?" One might be surprised that it took… Continue reading Our Disney Vacation 2K17