All posts by Chad Josey

We are originally from the US (via North Carolina, New York, & New Jersey) and are currently expats living in Germany in the Rhineland-Palatinate (wine) region.

BWI – Baltimore Airport Is My Least Favorite EVER & Here’s Why?

Whoa!  That's a tough critique of an airport, isn't it?  Have I visited every single airport in the US, let alone the world to make this claim?  Well, um...no!  But, let me explain my recent trip... I fly out of Newark (EWR) on a regular basis.  I needed to be at a customer in Baltimore, ...

TRAVEL TIPS: Airlines, Airports, & Security – Oh My! – What I Have Learned from Taking 114 Flights in One Year

In counting, over the past 12 months, I have taken 62 flights.  That's nothing, Amanda last year took 102 flights.  So, with all this air travel, I thought I'd do a quick post to offer air travel tips -- at least from a guy's perspective (i.e., no make-up, extra hand bags, and multiple sets of ...

Whew! I Now Know Why Atlanta Is Called Hotlanta!!

Thursday, July 26 - I had the joy of traveling out of Newark to Atlanta.  In the summer, whether you're flying in or out of Newark, expect delays.  On this day, the weather was fantastic!  However, the crew for our flight was stuck in Cincinnati because of weather issues there.  Two hours later we were ...

Travel to Spend a Week in the ‘Kills’ – Visting the Catskills Region of New York

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting an area an hour north of New York City called the 'Catskills'.  Specifically, I was visiting our manufacturing plant in Peekskill, and our hotel was in Fishkill.  Sounds like 'lovely' and 'peaceful' areas doesn't it? Obviously, I had to look into the history behind why a town ...

Taking a Day Trip to Toronto by Flying from Newark, New Jersey and Back in the Same Day

When scheduling business travel, the first question that comes up is:  Do I have to spend the night?  Well, this is a tricky question, because the answer relies on many things.  On my day trip to Toronto this week, I learned a very valuable lesson....do NOT do a day trip again to Toronto!!! First set ...

Taking Our First Trip to Europe…Together – A Preview of a Life to Come

One of the best things about working for a global company is the travel outside the United States!  Amanda especially has to travel a lot to Europe, specifically Germany quite a bit.  Each time, my schedule would not allow me the opportunity to travel with her.  However, in May, our schedules worked out!! She had ...