Accept when your plans are changed

  It was to be a good day. I could make it to the ferry terminal with enough time not to have to rush (for once). The ferry would be a leisurely two hour ride to the island of Jeju, … Read MoreRead More

How to book an award ticket in 785 easy steps

  In my last post I talked about how adventure shouldn’t be postponed. To this end, I decided to redeem some of my frequent flyer miles for the first time ever. … Read More

Don’t let your adventures expire

  I’ve been collecting frequent flyer miles for over a decade, when I bought one of my first plane tickets on US Airways and absentmindedly signed up for their Dividend Miles program. At the time, it didn’t seem possible that … Read MoreRead More

How to handle the post-vacation blues

  I’ve returned from Hawaii, the land of sunshine, to a land of gray skies and mid-afternoon sunsets. Coming home from a vacation or a long trip can often trigger an intense negative emotional crash.  This “post-vacation blues” is real, … Read MoreRead More