City walks, Europe / 26.05.2017

Lucerne, Switzerland will always be one of my favorite European cities. Its core of well-preserved medieval history exists in harmony with modern architecture, business and the arts. Its location on Lake Lucerne with snow-capped mountains surrounding the town is truly picture perfect. We were surprised to discover how many photos we took during our three days. Around every corner we discovered another idyllic photo opp. If you’re going to travel Europe, Lucerne is a must-see....

Air travel, Travel prep / 26.05.2017

Join one of Homeland Security’s trusted traveler programs to make getting through airport security checkpoints largely hassle-free. Both of the major programs require you to begin with an online application. If you clear this background check you are required to attend an in-person interview that includes fingerprinting. TSA PreCheck is the best $85 that I ever spent on travel. The five-year pass let’s you speed through security with shorter lines (most of the time) with no requirement to remove laptops, liquids, shoes, belts or light jackets....