My Solo Trip to the World’s Most Beautiful Wine Region

Ever since my grandfather passed away, I’ve been wanting to go on a solo hiking trip to Switzerland just to unwind and reflect on the last few years of my life. I love going on family trips with my parents, sister, uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews, but there’s something …

Could this be the finest hotel in Texas? (A Marriott Annual Free Night Stay)

Background:  After about 2.5 years of virtually no stays at Marriott Hotels (or many chain hotels for that matter), the annual free nights I get from my holding various versions of the Marriott credit cards really started adding up and inadvertently expiring. Most of these nights would’ve expired in 2020 …