Parenthood and Passports - Apartment or Hotel

Apartment or Hotel? Benefits to an apartment when traveling

When I was in my 20s, I would have never thought about renting an apartment when traveling. This was before the days of Air B&B, so just finding an apartment to rent took extra effort. It was effort I wasn’t willing to put forth, and truthfully, an apartment seemed like a waste of money. Hotels…

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Vacation slobs

I’ve always been a fairly clean person. (Although my husband would tell you otherwise.) I make my bed every day, and I put the laundry away immediately after washing it. There are never dirty dishes in my sink. And each week I strip the bed linens, wash them and put them back on the beds.…

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The Secret Life of a Hotel Toiletry Hoarder

My husband has a problem… Some might call it an obsession, a fixation, or even an addiction. I’m a bit embarrassed to address this problem so openly because from the outside Damon appears to be a well-balanced, seasoned traveler. But I feel like it’s best to bring this issue to light instead of hiding it in…

Hotel Cribs are Weird

Can we talk about hotel cribs for a second? Has anyone else noticed how freakishly tall they are? They’re weird and awkward and in every single hotel in America. It seems like all hotels in The States offer the exact same crib to guests traveling with babies. If you’ve ever requested a crib at a…