The crazy story of the night I almost ended up stuck in downtown Naples, Italy

In January 2012, I had the opportunity to travel to Naples, Italy for four days. It wasn’t a personal vacation, rather a work-related trip. The best part about it was that I was stationed at the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, and any excuse to get out was a welcome one. As the embassy’s leadContinue reading “The crazy story of the night I almost ended up stuck in downtown Naples, Italy”

I almost got stuck in Europe because I didn’t know this rule about air travel

Almost five years ago to the day, in early 2015, I attended a wedding in Poland. My friend, the groom, was marrying a first-generation Polish-American and they thought it would be incredible to have a wedding in Poland, so all of the bride’s family could attend, as they were older and had less money andContinue reading “I almost got stuck in Europe because I didn’t know this rule about air travel”