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 →

The Post I Probably Shouldn’t Write….. how’s that for clickbait? Over the last few days, many businesses are cutting ties with the NRA. In case you’ve been living in a vacuum, here’s the reason why. So why would a “travel-themed” blogger even care? Traditionally, I’m a fisherman (in addition toRead More →

During 2017 it seemed like almost every week there was a story that involved airline passengers dishing out abuse or being abused. At this point, it appears that 2018 is going to be the year of the animal. First Delta changed their service/support animal policy, and Forever Young, But Growing Old detailedRead More →

While burritos are an acceptable support vehicle, Delta dropped some major news last Thursday; Delta Air Lines is taking steps to further protect its customers, employees and service and support animals by implementing advance documentation requirements for those animals. This comes as a result of a lack of regulation that has ledRead More →

Growing up, holidays and summers were filled with road trips. My Mom managed to occupy us with magnetic Scottie dogs, cassettes filled with Mac Davis and travel bingo cards. If Pinterest had been around in the 1970’s Mom would’ve kicked ass. Since I rarely have an original idea, this post comes courtesyRead More →

When it comes to travel and weather in the same conversation I’m not the best at dispensing advice. For instance, my travel umbrella isn’t much wider than my shoulders. In winter I often get off planes without a coat because I never think to check the weather in the townRead More →

Another month under our belts and no shortage of crazy travel stories to go along with it. I love watching a video meltdown almost as much as TMZ, but please hold your phone horizontal so we can get the true experience. Drive One-Way to Florida. Base Rates $4.99/day – LINKRead More →

With the interwebs ranting about @realDonaldTrump and his recent executive order I figured the world could survive without me weighing in on it. Regardless of my political affiliation, I’d be pissed if I couldn’t get back into the country since I’m a citizen. Hell I get pissed if my flightsRead More →

As each year ends, my routine is to take an inventory of my life and the goals I set for the previous year and then get ready for the approaching year. One of my goals this past year was to live more in the moment, to be present in whatRead More →