20 Annoying Things CNN Article (Flying Tips)

I haven’t ranted in awhile, so here goes… So, CNN just put out an article about the 20 most annoying things people do on planes (http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/22/travel/plane-annoying-things/index.html?hpt=hp_c2).  Since I’ve spent over 250 hours on planes so far this year, I feel like I should reply to some of those….especially the several examples I think/know are wrong! … Continue Reading

Consultant….is not a bad word…busting the myth

Hello, my name is Ben and I am a consultant. I feel like sometimes that’s my introduction to clients. Like it’s a bad thing that I’m there helping them out. There are a few reasons why you’d bring in a consultant: It’s free! A lot of the time, a vendor will throw in free service when … Continue Reading

Surveys! 5 reasons to take them!

I complain a lot… I mean a TON! I’ve always been picky. When I was a kid, I couldn’t live if my green beans touched my mashed potatoes, or my jeans were the wrong shade of blue. And now as a frequent flyer and someone who spends more time away from home than at home, … Continue Reading

Traveling Better Series: Attack Your Travel

Since my blog series’ seem to get the most hits, I’ll start another one. How about a series of traveling tips? I love travel! You already knew that.  After traveling for a living over the past two and half years I’ve learned some things to help me enjoy travel even more. The number 1 thing … Continue Reading

Cafe Intermezzo

My Favorite Places: Cafe Intermezzo

The Atlanta airport is the busiest airport in the world.  There are 6 bustling terminals with a new one being added soon.  No matter what time you fly into ATL, you’re bound to see thousands of people.  It’s a bit nerve racking.  I’ve seen normal looking people lose it in the gate areas.  I have no doubt … Continue Reading

International Travel Tip

Just one tip for today: When traveling internationally, be sure to wear something comfortable for the flights. Remember, whatever you’re wearing you’ll probably be wearing for 24 hours while flying and getting to your destination. Wear something comfortable for the plane, but something you wouldn’t mind being in while walking around the airport, going through … Continue Reading

Loyalty Programs

This really isn’t a “travel” post. It’s something everyone should do. SIGN UP FOR REWARDS/LOYALTY PROGRAMS!!! If you’re shopping at these places, why not take the extra 5 minutes and sign up for the rewards program? It doesn’t cost anything extra (except for booksellers for some reason). In fact it will save you money if … Continue Reading

Looking Back on 2011….

With the start of a new year it’s always good to go back and think through the last year… 2011 was a great year! Here are some highlights: Celebrated my 10th anniversary of believing in Jesus Christ! Celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary (and the best year of marriage so far) Enjoyed our 1st anniversary of … Continue Reading