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Hints & Tips to make your travel easier. We do a lot of traveling around Florida. One thing we have discovered is that accommodations differ. Sometimes there are plenty of plugs in the room, sometimes not. There may be a smell in the room, or perhaps they have styrofoam cups. (We use paper.)

Therefore, we carry a lot of our own stuff. In short, we’d like to give you some hints & tips so you can be prepared, without having to take seven steamer trunks full of equpment with you,

When traveling, our eternal question has been - what is the best hotel value where we are traveling? Should we look for a quaint boutique hotel or stick with a chain operation? In the past, we have had great stays at great little boutique places like The Sea Spray Inn at Vero Beach, the Inn...
  Staying in different places always is a challenge. One thing we have found that carrying a night light is truly a must. Don't Count on the Hotel   There are a wide variety of hotel. motel, bed & breakfast and other accommodations that have a wide array of different amenities. But there is one problem that is always the same....
  In the past we have written about the little multi-plug we carry to extend our ability to have sufficient electrical sockets when we arrive at a motel that does not have all the facilities we need.   On a recent shopping trip,  Mrs. Funmeister found a new and improved model made by Charging Essentials . This one not only...
Checking our room has become a habit. It's one we think you should pick up. When we travel, we always check out our accommodations before we begin to settle in for our stay In fact, those who follow us, know that checking our room before we get settled has become a routine. It's easier if we find something early. Then,...
In the past we have talked about the light-sensing night light that we carry so we can find the bathroom after dark. When you stay in different hotel rooms, things are not always in the same places. From time to time, we stay in a place where they have bifurcated the bathroom. The sink and mirror...
 Like the tool box we have in our car for minor vehicle repairs, we also carry a travel First Aid kit in case  we suffer some minor cuts, scrapes, abrasions, bumps and bruises.  We actually found the bright red case at a garage sale. It was perf3ect -with Emergency written in large print on the top side. And it was...
We have been traveling the Sunshine State for a couple of years now. One of the things we have developed is a Travel basket. As we have gone from place to place it became quickly apparent that there were some things that we needed to bring along to make certain we were well prepared...
We always are looking for ways to improve our travel experience - this new extension cord is just the ticket. The recent addition of a new multi-plug to our travel bag has proved to be both handy and dandy. In the past we have been using a specialized multi plug - which allows us...
   How do you stay safe while you travel?    As we go from place to place we want to be safe and one of the ways we secure the room is with a simple door wedge alarm. It is easy to carry in the suitcase and has served us well. I have to tell you that one is the door...
The age of Covid-19 has called for a whole new emphasis of sanitizing the hotel room when we travel. This is a protocol we have done almost since the beginning. A while back, I wrote an article about a small diffuser we carry with us. It is a crackerjack little item that helps both...
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