2012 in retrospect: Travel lessons learned after 132 (!!!) nights on the road.
The week between Christmas and New Year’s always feels like one of reflection. It’s when I think about what went right and wrong during the year, and try to figure out what’s on tap for the future.While I’m not a huge resolution person – I’ve found that as soon as you write a plan, life has […]
Lessons learned: My travel resolutions for 2012, based on things I didn’t do the year before.
Rigid New Year’s resolutions have a limited place in travel, where patience, understanding and flexibility are the building blocks to a successful trip. Most of the meltdowns I observed on the road in 2011 came when people refused to accept that plans had changed or didn’t do enough research about where they were going. That […]
My resolution slogan for 2011: Taking Back Control – after a year that kicked my butt in so many ways.
Warning: this post doesn’t have much to do with travel. As with all resolution posts, it’s going to border on self-indulgent. But as 2010 came to an end, I found myself thinking quite a bit about the year, which will always stand out as one of my most challenging, both personally and professionally. It’s the […]