Tag Archives: winter travel

How to travel in winter

Around this time every year I open my email to find an inbox full of cheap airfare alerts–cheap winter flights to cold weather destinations.  I feel cocky seeing those cheap winter airfares.  And oh yes, smug.  Just for a minute or two, I indulge in contempt for snowbirds, for sun-worshiping zombies, for geezer cruisers.  While they’re flipping themselves […]

A love letter to silk long underwear

When my friend Greg asked me when I was going to write my first travel advice book,  I told him I would call it “Shivering Through Europe”.  I was only half joking.  Since the cheap time to travel is winter, HOB and I have shivered our way through many a lovely European town.  What makes […]