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Month: November 2017

Let’s get real about The REAL ID Act

Let’s get real about The REAL ID Act

One of the simplest ways to ensure a great vacation is having all the proper documentation. Everybody knows you need a passport to travel internationally, but several countries also require U.S. citizens to have visas to enter. For residents of certain states, it’s domestic travel that might get a lot more complicated in the coming year, thanks to varying degrees of compliance with the REAL ID Act. The last thing you want to do is show up at the airport…

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A trip to Québec City, and you’ll get a kick out of the French word for “selfie”

A trip to Québec City, and you’ll get a kick out of the French word for “selfie”

My mother comes over from Germany once a year to visit me, and I try to take her somewhere neither of us has been before. Usually, that involves my dragging her to whichever place is next on my bucket list :-). This year, that meant heading to Québec City.  I’ve had so many people recently tell me how wonderful it is there, I just had to go and see for myself. A word on logistics: There are few direct flights…

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