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Do You Lock Your Luggage?

  Do You Lock Your Luggage? Most luggage comes with locks, and if they don’t you can always buy TSA approved luggage locks. Luggage locks provide a false sense of security and can be thwarted with something as simple as a ballpoint pen.   This has been around for a ... Read More »

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Graveyards And Mardi Gras

Graveyards and Mardi Gras, unbelievably, they go hand and hand. Looking at my pasty white skin and tendency to wear black t-shirts you’d think I’m looking to relive my youth by being Goth, I assure you I’m not. A visit to a graveyard can be a window into the past, ... Read More »

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Once Again Weighing In On Local Traffic

“Perception is reality“, I’ve heard this proclaimed in more meetings than I’d care to count, and I’ve heard it enough that it has almost become….. reality. The reality of Orlando traffic is that it can be dangerous, as we discussed last October. Earlier this week, I came across this Apopka ... Read More »

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Dumb Stuff You’re Doing At The Airport

Dumb stuff, we all do it and there’s no better place to display it than at the airport. For most, the airport isn’t anyone’s natural habitat. You’ll come across more strangers than friends, you’ll be subjected to rules that you didn’t make and oh yeah, plan on waiting in line….. ... Read More »

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Have You Tried Google Flights?

With the interwebs ranting about @realDonaldTrump and his recent executive order I figured the world could survive without me weighing in on it. Regardless of my political affiliation, I’d be pissed if I couldn’t get back into the country since I’m a citizen. Hell I get pissed if my flights ... Read More »

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11 Additional Airlines To Offer TSA PreCheck

National Press Release Thursday, January 26, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the expansion of TSA Pre✓® to 11 new airlines, bringing the total number of airlines participating in TSA Pre✓® to 30. The expansion includes both foreign and domestic airlines operating within the United States. ... Read More »

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Some 2017 Travel Resolutions Anyone Can Keep

Resolutions, it’s the season; both House Calls and Running From Insanity gave us their respective takes earlier this month. Therefore, I’m here late January, a week after most of the resolutioners have abandoned their Couch to 5k program offering up some travel resolutions that you can pull off any time of the ... Read More »

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Safe Driver? Your Phone Can Tell

A few months ago, I wrote about the dangerous disaster that I-4 provides to the safe driver. My closing paragraph referenced EverDrive, an app that passively monitors driving habits and delivers diagnostics for later review. At that time I installed and configured EverDrive, but forgot all about it until tonight ... Read More »

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