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Twenty-Five Real Truths About You And Your Restaurant

Twenty-Five Real Truths About You And Your Restaurant

These are presented through my eyes as your favorite customer and are by no means in order of importance. There however is a pattern here and it’s ...
The 3 Biggest Mistakes Every Traveler Makes

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Every Traveler Makes

The 3 Biggest Mistakes A Traveler Makes Most travelers think that having the ability to get to a destination and stay wherever they like are the mo...
5 World Traveler “Pitfalls” and How to Avoid Them

5 World Traveler “Pitfalls” and How to Avoid Them

After traveling all over the world for the past 4 decades, I would like to share some advice on 5 major pitfalls common to world travelers who wand...
Travelers Give Bigger Tips When...

Travelers Give Bigger Tips When...

I’ve arrived at the conclusion that most travelers will give bigger tips if their wait person smiles and makes them feel comfortable.  So, I’ve st...
Two E’s In Traveler

Two E’s In Traveler

I couldn’t help wandering about the significance of the two e’s in traveler and it finally dawned on me. They stand for Excursion and Expedition an...
Top Challenge a Baby Boomer Faces As a World Traveler

Top Challenge a Baby Boomer Faces As a World Traveler

If you are a Baby Boomer looking to become a world traveler, there are several challenges you face. Some of them have to do with a reluctance to de...
Traits of A Successful Traveler

Traits of A Successful Traveler

To become a successful traveler, you need the ability to channel your energy to chart the best trips.  The key to this is understanding your limit...
Mistaking the Move of a Fellow Traveler/Citizen

Mistaking the Move of a Fellow Traveler/Citizen

Too often we look at our fellow travelers or citizens of the country we’re visiting and completely misinterpret what their moves mean. Sometimes th...
Ten Tips For Becoming a Successful Traveler

Ten Tips For Becoming a Successful Traveler

When traveling around the world it is necessary to really manage the everyday aspects of your travel itinerary. Here are some basic tips to help yo...
Nine Nevers For The Inexperienced Traveler

Nine Nevers For The Inexperienced Traveler

Here are nine things you never do when you are starting out traveling. 1. Never settle on a travel opportunity too quickly. There is no penalty bo...
First time traveler

Three Essential Qualities in a First-time Traveler

  Setting Goals Understand your goals and how to set them. Don’t just rework someone else’s list. Take a careful look at the environment and find ...
Sometimes you need to walk in their shoes

Sometimes you need to walk in their shoes

Whenever I land in a new country, before I can figure out which end is up, one of the first things I do is walk out into the street and try to tal...