Today we hear from top travel suppliers. Here's the report from day two of the Avoya Travel Conference 2018. Here's what we did on our first day. Believe it or not we covered even more today. What a great opportunity to learn from industry leaders. And we thought you'd like to learn a bit as well.
This time of year many investors hear the words "past performance can not be used to predict future returns". In fact today I received a note from Vanguard discussing this very phenomena. They called it past performance bias. Here's the premise: in many areas of life, performance from one time period to another is consistent. For example, if you had a really good experience eating at a restaurant, chances are good that you'll enjoy your next meal at the same restaurant. But in investing (ie: stocks and bonds) this is not necessarily true. Vanguard suggests that there are three factors to making better decisions about investing: Education, Discipline and Focusing on what you can control. I thought it would be interesting to see if these also apply to vacation planning.
It's wave season and that means great travel deals are plentiful. In my last post, I talked about what wave season means and how to make sure you're getting a great deal. There's even a little case study. This post gives some current examples.
It’s hard to visit Quebec City and not fall in love with it. Our last stop on the Crystal Serenity was Quebec City and it almost felt like some of the river cruises we’ve been on in Europe. Why?
For a long time, the thought of doing laundry on vacation for us was repulsive. Laundry was part of the real world and being on vacation was meant to be our way of being away from the real world. Yet on our last vacation we decided that we were not going to pack for the full duration of the trip.