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McNomads Peter and Tracy McDermott and their credo: Why Stay Home If You Can Roam?

Peter and Tracy McDermott: Roaming Retirees

We were introduced to Peter and Tracy McDermott through a mutual acquaintance, and suddenly the four of us were meeting for dinner in Copenhagen. That was in April 2014, when Tracy and Peter were just embarking on their extended travels, and we were making our first forays into Scandinavia. Now, with more than a year […]

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Packing Gear Shoes

Girls Packing Tips for Extended Travel

Now that Tom’s published the Big Reveal about his travel clothing, it’s time for another viewpoint. So here’s a look at my travel look, designed for comfort, effortless pass through airport security, and adaptability to climate change.* *I refer to the old-fashioned climate changes one encounters in the course of a long traveling day or […]

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Make flying easier

My Suggestions to Make Flying a lot Easier

If there’s one thing that’s certain, it’s that flying is increasingly uncomfortable. Especially if you’re on American carriers. For some reason, most American airlines (are you listening, Delta?) have squeezed legroom so much that even at a moderate 5’8” (1.72 m) I can’t even bend over to pick something up off the floor. Combine that […]

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