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Documenting the vacation for your parent: Journeys, Journals and Journaling

In Gadgets, Multigenerational Travel, Random Thoughts On August 17, 2015 0 Comments

The other day, I ran into some friends that had just returned from touring Ireland and Scotland. I asked “What did you see while you were there?” They… Read More »

Buying vs Renting a Wheelchair

In Gadgets, Mobility Challenges, North America On August 2, 2015 0 Comments

Travel involving wheelchairs is a pretty common theme as I feel strongly that a parent’s inability to walk should not stop you from traveling together. Previous posts on… Read More »

Traveling with Incontinence

In Gadgets, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On July 30, 2015 0 Comments

Interestingly, I received two emails this week from TWAP followers asking the same question: Should I leave an aging parent at home if he or she suffers from… Read More »

Latest Travel Gadget for Women: the “Pee Pocket”

In Gadgets, Humor On October 19, 2014 0 Comments

  Where was the Pee Pocket during our 8 or 9 trips to China?  Alas, my knees just do not allow for sustained squatting (and certainly not with… Read More »

Add PIZZAZZ to a Top 10 list using Riddle!

In Gadgets, Need to Know On August 2, 2014 0 Comments

How FUN is this?!?!  A new app just launched called Riddle that automatically adds photos and gifs to any list! It’s pretty cool and only takes about 10 or 15… Read More »

Reader Question: Cell Phones for Seniors

In Gadgets, Reader Questions On March 23, 2014 2 Comments

One of my readers, Richard, recently sent me this question regarding cell phones for seniors via the “Contact Me” form on my website: I want to get a… Read More »

Top 10 Wacky Travel Gadgets

In Gadgets On March 13, 2014 0 Comments

Inspired by my Valentine’s Day post on the power-nap head pillow, I decided to hunt for more wacky travel gadgets (you know I love my gadgets!). And boy,… Read More »

Vacationing with Smart Phones and Cell Phones: Staying in Touch without Going Broke, Part 2

In Gadgets, Travel Prep Resources On February 26, 2014 0 Comments

I hope that after reading yesterday’s post in this series, you’re feeling more confident about using a smart phone or cell phone abroad without coming home to a… Read More »

Vacationing with Smart Phones and Cell Phones: Staying in Touch without Going Broke (Part 1)

In Gadgets, Travel Prep Resources On February 25, 2014 0 Comments

Although I would love to disconnect completely while on vacation, running my own consulting and training company means I can’t go totally offline. But I do try to… Read More »

Friday Funny – the Power Nap Head Pillow

In Gadgets, Humor On February 14, 2014 0 Comments

Just in time for Valentine’s Day!  I didn’t think it was possible to top the J Pillow as the coolest travel pillow around: However, the power nap head… Read More »