The luggage industry has been hit hard this past year, with most of us stuck at home and not traveling. Buying new luggage is the furthest from our minds. Samsonite, the world’s largest luggage maker, had nearly a one billion dollar loss in the first half of 2020, but showed a small improvement later in […]
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As a business traveler for over fifty years, I’ve been on dozens of airlines flying to scores of countries. Most of it was for business travel to Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and China. But a fair amount of it was for pleasure, visiting family and going on vacations to Hawaii, Europe and elsewhere. In […]
There are a few rules I’ve learned over the years relating to technology: If it’s not broken leave it alone Things rarely go as expected A bargain is not always a bargain Well, I just broke all of them going through cell hell. It all began last week when I learned that Verizon was having […]
We are about to see some meaningful action against the incessant violation of our privacy by Facebook, data brokers, and others that collect and sell our personal information. Up to now, there have been no limitations to what they collect and what they share. With its next software update for iPhones and iPads, iOS 14.5, […]
This past Thursday marked one month since my wife got her second vaccine; I became eligible a few weeks earlier. At 6 am on Thursday we were off on a 500 mile road trip to Marin County from San Diego to visit our son, his wife, and our grandkids. We hadn’t visited them in Marin […]