Flying with Our Dog from the US to Germany – the first time ever we have flown with our dog

Since May of 2012, when our move to Germany began to become a reality for us, neither Amanda or I were concerned about where we were going to live, our jobs, moving to Germany, etc.  Our single, biggest concern was how will our dog Barney do flying over, considering he gets extremely nervous simply riding …

Packing Up & Moving Out – THE Move from New Jersey to Germany

For ten years, I swear I have moved the same boxes from one place to another.  But, since we need to pare down our stuff to move internationally, we finally opened up some of those boxes.  After a few of "Oh, so that's where that was!" or "Oh, we kept that?" -- it was time …

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 …

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 …