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The Consummate Traveler
The Consummate Traveler: Shopping Outdoor Markets
One of my fondest memories of my recent visit to Buenos Aires was shopping at the outdoor market in San Telmo. Each Sunday from 10 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m., ...
July 15, 2019
The Consummate Traveler: On–The-Go Healthy Breakfast Ideas
I have been experimenting with different breakfast ideas that are easy to prepare (even right in your hotel ...
June 1, 2019
The Consummate Traveler: Tips and Gadgets for Solo Travelers
Taking a vacation alone can be both intimidating and empowering. I have done it a few times myself. ...
April 26, 2019
The Consummate Traveler – the Perfect Day in Historical Rome
I am currently in Rome on a three week business trip, and have the pleasure of enjoying two ...
June 18, 2015
The Consummate Traveler–Preventing Common Travel Ailments
Staying healthy while traveling, especially in remote international locations, should always be a top priority.
April 22, 2015
The Consummate Traveler: The Benefits of Overnight Flights
If I had to plan my ideal voyage, it would certainly include an overnight flight. This is mostly ...
November 13, 2014
The Consummate Traveler: The Hits and Misses of Ground Transportation
Several years ago, I decided to take a train from Milan to Monaco as part of a three-city ...
November 6, 2014
The Consummate Traveler: How to Write a Helpful Online Hotel Review
I don't know about you, but the minute I decide to take a trip and need to find ...
August 14, 2014
The Consummate Traveler: Three Ways to Make Coach More Classy
Several months ago I flew to Bogota, Colombia, in economy class and was quickly reminded how bare bones ...
July 24, 2014
The Consummate Traveler: Sleeping Well in Your Hotel
Traveling can really make sleep difficult, whether it is due to jet lag or not having your favorite ...
May 1, 2014
The Consummate Traveler: Knowing Your Embassy’s Services
In my 16 years of business travel, I have only registered my travel information with a U.S. Embassy ...
February 6, 2014
The Consummate Traveler: Packing for the Tropics
Although it is hard to come up with any list of clothing suggestions for a trip to the ...
July 2, 2013
The Consummate Traveler – The Souvenir Capers
One of the most enjoyable parts of traveling the globe is finding exciting and interesting mementos.
March 7, 2013
The Consummate Traveler – Hotel Hospitality Done Right
As an economically conscious business traveler who rarely stays at five star hotel properties, when it does happen, ...
February 25, 2013
The Consummate Traveler–Balancing Beauty En Route
As any woman can attest to, maintaining a beauty regimen day to day is hard work.
February 19, 2013
The Consummate Traveler—The Ill Flyer
We have busy schedules waiting for us at our destination and can’t afford to catch anything along the ...
February 13, 2013
The Consummate Traveler – Keeping Hydrated at 37,000 Feet
It is probably no surprise that the air in the cabin of an airplane is extremely depleted of ...
February 7, 2013
The Consummate Traveler – When West Goes East
I find it fascinating that even with globalization sweeping this earth, the daily lives and customs of those ...
February 2, 2013
The Consummate Traveler: Is Anybody Home?
It is a fact that prowlers may study a neighborhood to understand people’s schedules and always look for ...
January 17, 2013
The Consummate Traveler: Renting a Holiday Home Away from Home
Given the choice between a hotel resort, and renting a house for a vacation, I prefer staying in ...
December 23, 2012
The Consummate Traveler: Tips for Traveling with the Elderly
There were a few things that stood out as key tips to traveling with the elderly who aren’t ...
December 13, 2012
The Consummate Traveler – Sightseeing Beyond the Basics
The true beauty and spirit of a country is often tucked away beyond the big city streets and ...
November 10, 2012
The Consummate Traveler: Transforming Hotel TV
One of the things that my colleagues and I miss during a long trip abroad is our favorite ...
November 1, 2012
The Consummate Traveler: Hotel Executive Lounges…Are They Worth It?
I recently booked a hotel room in New York City for a personal weekend getaway, and I paid ...
October 10, 2012
The Consummate Traveler: Tips for Weekends Away With Friends
A few days ago, I met up with two of my friends for a “girls only” weekend in ...
October 3, 2012
The Consummate Traveler: Keeping Things Clean
I will never forget the time I sent in my favorite pair of jeans to a hotel laundry ...
September 17, 2012
The Consummate Traveler: The Trials of Travel and Diet
With some pre-planning and a little self-control, I think I may have found a formula to help me ...
September 1, 2012
3 Federal Judges Block Rule Requiring Self-Sufficiency by Immigrants
Chinese Media Limits Coverage, Omits Key Details of Announced US–China Trade Deal
Mexico Military Police Halt 2,000-Strong Migrant Caravan on Its Way to US
Hongkongers Protest Across City as Police Continue Arrests
US–China Trade Deal Boosts Optimism for Farmers, Banks, and Markets
Think Tank Study Shows Democrats Fixing College Loan Crisis That Doesn’t Exist
Mnuchin and Esper Defend Trump’s Handling of Turkey–Syria Crisis