Hi from Rick: Travel Dreaming in the Summertime
Do I miss Europe? I just saw a snail on my neighbor's fence…and all I could think of was escargot. This has been my first Seattle summer in decades. And, while I'm appreciating the simple joys of being at home, Europe is always on my mind.
To entertain myself, I've been coming up with "no-travel" tips. For example: Wash your socks in the sink, wring them until you get a blister, and then hang them to dry on your windowsill. Or sit outside the bathroom with a small bowl for coins on a tiny table and charge all who enter for carefully counted-out sheets of toilet paper. I asked my Facebook friends to come up with their own…and they came up with lots of clever ones. We designed our favorites into a free "No-Travel Tips" poster just for our travelers…Read more