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 →

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 →

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 →

As expected the December Crazy Travel Roundup started out with a bang. So much so, that we’re going to break it up into two installments. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLz_B0MkAy4 Marriott Hotels is coming clean about its latest innovation quest – helping guests capture their moments of inspiration in the shower. Who hasn’t comeRead 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 →

In my youth, I wanted to be a bartender… ever seen the movie Cocktail? Somewhere along the way, my passion turned from booze to technology. Now I love dive bars, Wally’s on Mills rocks, check out the wallpaper. But if I’m having a business meeting that includes people with initials after theirRead 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 →