As I write this, we’re about two-thirds of the way through this year’s home swap, which is taking place near Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Friday night, my family is flying to Stockholm, Sweden for our 13th annual home swap. Which means that the stress level is set to 11.
I travel a lot for work. Rarely do I get to go to a place as wonderful---and far away---as Hawaii.
As you may know, I'm in Hannover, Germany this week for CeBIT, and will be heading to Berlin at the end of the week for some time off. Here are a few quick notes from the road.
For over ten years now, my family has swapped homes with a family from Europe each summer, allowing us to spend a lot more time there that we'd be able to otherwise afford. Here's how we do it.
This year's home swap is different for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that our son opted out of the trip for the first time. But with less time away than usual, I've reexamined how to approach the trip from a work perspective, and I've brought less gear than usual.
I travel a lot for work and pleasure, and if I’m going to be spending at least one night away from home, I make sure to pack my laptop bag and a luggage-based gadget bag appropriately.
Happy Saturday. What else is happening today? A Rick Steves Travel Festival webcast, Windows phones security, COD at the movies, Black Friday, more.