Tips for Visiting Orlando, Florida Theme Parks

Weather The summer weather in Orlando appears to be unpredictable with possible hot and sunny mornings followed by torrential thunderstorms in the afternoon. Bring a heavy duty poncho It can rain heavily for 15 to 30 minutes then completely stop at which time activities and attractions will resume. It may be worth it to wait […]

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Create a Custom Google Map with Placemarkers

When traveling, it’s super handy to be able to see a map of just the places you want to visit. This can easily be done with Google Maps. In addition, with Google Maps you can zoom in and out and get directions to each place of interest. Here’s how to create a custom Google Map […]

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Simple Trip Planner with Google Docs and Sheets

There are many tools that can help you plan a trip. Sometimes I’d even use Google Calendar. But when I want something that includes additional information such as a table of expenses, links to websites, and pictures, then I use Google Docs with an embedded Google Sheet. The workflow goes like this: Create a new […]

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Travel Checklist / Tips

Money Use a credit card with no foreign transaction fee Amazon Visa Signature Costco Citi Visa Signature Set a credit card travel notice Get crispy cash from the bank

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