It’s a Wednesday so that’s not a normal posting day, but I have a not-so-normal post for you. Since I received great feedback from my inaugural Cranky Travelogue about my trip to Islay, I thought I’d do a quick one for my brief visit to the island of Lana’i in … Read the post
Only a few days after arriving in Honolulu, it was time for — as I called it on Twitter — vacation inception. My wife and I left the kids with our friends on O’ahu and we went for a vacation within a vacation: 2 nights on Lana’i. I will be … Read the post
This summer, my family decided to try a very different kind of vacation. We opted for a month-long adventure somewhere in the world. The problem is, I couldn’t take an entire month off work, so I narrowed our focus to time zones that would be friendly to me getting work … Read the post
This trip should have been simple. We were having our annual Cranky Concierge team gathering in Portland (Oregon) and American’s award space was wide open. Someone had offered me a Business Extra certificate that was going to expire, so I used that. Unfortunately, I never ended up setting foot on … Read the post
After spending a groggy morning in London, I hopped on the Piccadilly line to head back toward Heathrow for the last leg home. I know that’s not the fastest way to go, but I had the time, so… why not? As we made our way west, I started thinking about … Read the post
After finishing up tasting at Caol Ila, it was time to begin the long journey home via ferry, bus, train, subway, and finally airplane. I had a momentary sense of dread when I realized that from the time I boarded the ferry, it would be about 36 hours before I’d … Read the post
I’m not sure if I was still suffering from a lack of sleep, but there was something about the Edinburgh Airport’s layout that reminded me of Puerto Vallarta as I walked up from the tram.
The L-shaped main terminal building was buzzing as I walked … Read the post