Why I’m skipping the iPhone 12 this year

I typically wait 2 to 3 years before upgrading my cell phone, with my main motivation being meaningful camera updates. The last standalone camera I bought was back in 2014 (a gently used Ricoh GR which is still going strong), and I haven't felt the need to buy another because most of the pictures I … Continue reading Why I’m skipping the iPhone 12 this year

Snapshots from North Cascades National Park

It was so good to get away for a while after all the craziness of 2020 (so far). The flight to Seattle wasn't bad, though it did get uncomfortable wearing an N95 mask for over 4 hours. Everyone on the plane cooperated with the rules, and we didn't have any dumb jackasses on our flight … Continue reading Snapshots from North Cascades National Park

How I (eventually) got my money back from a tour operator

Nearly 2 months after requesting a refund from Trafalgar, I finally got my money back. Recent posts here and here detail how I got to this point. Now that this experience has concluded, I wanted to share some advice for other travelers having problems getting refunds from this or any other similar tour company. First … Continue reading How I (eventually) got my money back from a tour operator