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 →

One of my regular reads is Lifehacker and I enjoy their “This Is How I Work” series. They ask work-related questions of pseudo-important people and in turn, they answer them. So, here’s my take on This Is How I Work Location: Apopka, FL at least a few nights each weekRead More →

6 weeks into the year, and I’ve been on 11 flights and spent 19 nights in hotel rooms. With this being a long weekend we had planned to head towards Georgia to enjoy an extra 24-hours free of obligations. A few weeks ago half the residents at Chateau’ Relaxo began coming downRead 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 →

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 →

I’m not much of an alarmist, especially when it comes to the weather and travel. I routinely head up north during winter forgetting a heavy, actually any coat, my wife swears there’s an umbrella in my backpack, somewhere, and I love driving rental cars in the snow. Rolling into MondayRead More →