In this day and age, the world runs on connectivity. How often do we open a phone book? Do you still own an encyclopedia? At Chateau’ Relaxo those answers are “never” and “no”. I’m dependent on my smartphone, it’s my concierge, my travel agent, and my entertainment coordinator….aka…. my informationRead More →

This Month Snakes More snakes Spellcheck Booze and head-butts…… Thank you Florida Another reason to not check your luggage FREE PIZZA! 20 snakes found in hand luggage of man flying from Düsseldorf –  A passenger flew from Düsseldorf to Moscow with 20 snakes in his hand luggage, an airport authorityRead More →

For almost two decades I was a dedicated Delta customer, and why not I lived in Atlanta, GA, their home base. In 2016 I switched my airline choice from Delta to Southwest, I talked about it here. In the past 18 months, I may have flown a dozen flights onRead More →

When you spend a sizeable amount of time traveling there’s a tendency to clutter your brain with useless information. You know which credit cards offer the best return for travelers, where to find chargrilled oysters and a seven-hour road trip doesn’t phase you in the least. People talk about seasonRead More →

Closing this month a bit early since August offered content overload. This Month Plane vs. Pole, Guess Who Wins? Catfished into being a “Coke Mule” heading to Sydney. Sex Toy Airport Shutdown. Ha….. Kids Stuck In A Hotel With Strangers. Not OK. Don’t Take The Beer Without Permission. A completeRead More →

Our last Virginia update left us here…. three days and a few hundred miles into a freestyle road trip. At that time we had stopped at Luray Caverns… $28.00 per person, please exit through the gift shop. The true definition of a tourist trap. The tour was both entertaining and informative.Read More →

Chateau’ Relaxo has had two vacations this summer. Chicago, which didn’t include me, and Virginia which didn’t include the kids…. notice a pattern? This summer vacation had a classic road trip written all over it.  A flight to Richmond, VA on Saturday and a flight back out on Thursday, that was theRead More →

We’re in the homestretch of summer, but nowhere near the homestretch of craziness. This month Cats Birds Dogs Lavatory Issues Luggage A bomb threat And of course…… Florida MAS ground crew lose cat: Owners watch on in horror as it runs off tarmac – While MAS alleges that the crate was improperlyRead More →

Show Notes New topic coming on the podcast, which I’ll call Off The Eaten Path. I’m a foodie, my Yelp profile is as follows – Road-warrior, eating between 7-10 meals a week on the road. I enjoy a dive as well as a high-end steak place. Serve me food inRead More →