Airlines Allowing Free Changes for Basic Economy Tickets

When travel completely fell off a cliff amidst the ongoing pandemic last year, the airlines waived the change fees for basic economy seating. In early 2021 pent-up demand has made the airlines reverse that. Still, I wanted to relay some information on specific airlines and their change fees with travel restrictions coming back.  Alaska Airlines is… Continue reading Airlines Allowing Free Changes for Basic Economy Tickets

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

This post is a little different as I took a trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula without my family. As you may or may not know, my son Austin has been a member of the Boy Scouts since he was eligible when he turned 11 years old. Before that, he was a Cub Scout since he… Continue reading Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

in front of cabin all 4 of us

This trip took us from our home in New Jersey to Skyline Drive/Shenandoah Valley National Park in Virginia, to Gatlinburg, TN, and back. Seventeen hundred miles in total, I drove. In addition to the touristy things we saw and did, six of us did a 10.6-mile hike through Smokey Mountain National Park. My daughter started… Continue reading Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Where can we travel internationally right now?

Americans are used to traveling pretty much wherever they want without the restrictions of a Visa or a Visa upon arrival. However, with the incidences of Coronvirus being as high as they are right now, Americans are limited on where they can travel. Not only are we limited but the restrictions are many. Instead of… Continue reading Where can we travel internationally right now?