Back And Gone Again's Posts

How to Tell If You’re Travelsplaining

Last year I posted about being a travel snob and admitted to a few violations myself. A year later I have to admit that I might be a travel snob, especially after reading this post over at View From The Wing. Below is the video, and it makes the point ... Read More »

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Technology And Travel Safety, A Podcast

Last week was a giant cup of suck. Another mass shooting, another random act of violence, another “Fill In The Blank“.  When does this stop, better yet how do we make it stop? When traveling I don’t feel that my safety is the least bit threatened. Possibly I was blessed with ... Read More »

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September Crazy Travel Roundup

Welcome to September travel. I was born on September 30th, nine months after New Year’s Eve, do the math, more than likely alcohol was involved in my conception. Three-quarters of the year has passed, and there’s no shortage of craziness. Club vixens rob old man after romping in hotel room – ... Read More »

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St. Augustine’s Craft Distillery

I fancy myself as one that’s in the know. However, I didn’t know about the St. Augustine Distillery until a recent visit to Sams Club. Sams Club, where you can buy our booze in bulk and not look like you’re one step shy of a 12 step program. Honestly, their ... Read More »

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Marijuana And Travel

I support medical marijuana, it should be available to those who need it. What makes me chuckle is the recreational marijuana smoker. It seems that their main focus seems to be finding new and different ways to smoke marijuana. The inspiration for this post came from a recent work conversation. It started with ... Read More »

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How Phone Apps Can Aid All In Emergency Situations

Living in Florida most of us have a box of hurricane supplies, batteries, flashlights & radios. When the alert gets broadcasted we supplement that with bottled water, pantry staples and gas for the generator. From June to October we know the drill. Depending on your point of view (and the ... Read More »

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Hurricane Irma (Before)

The view from my backyard approximately 24 hours before Hurricane Irma arrives, I plan to update in the coming days provided the internet Gods cooperate. The occupants of Chateau Relaxo have done all that they can do in order to prepare for this storm. Here’s what our hurricane preparedness has accomplished. We’ve already eaten all ... Read More »

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Travel And Weather

When it comes to travel and weather in the same conversation I’m not the best at dispensing advice. For instance, my travel umbrella isn’t much wider than my shoulders. In winter I often get off planes without a coat because I never think to check the weather in the town ... Read More »

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August Crazy Travel Roundup

Another month under our belts and no shortage of crazy travel stories to go along with it. I love watching a video meltdown almost as much as TMZ, but please hold your phone horizontal so we can get the true experience. Drive One-Way to Florida. Base Rates $4.99/day – LINK ... Read More »

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What I Learned When I Visited The Salvador Dali Museum

My knowledge of Salvador Dali consisted of two things. First is that iconic mustache and the other is the painting above. I now know that picture is titled The Persistence of Memory and not “The Melty Clock”. This year one of the Chateau Relaxo goals is to get away somewhere each month, yes more nights ... Read More »

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