Daily Archives: October 26, 2008

Vacationers: Let’s Keep Going

There’s little doubt the economic crisis is going to be bad for the travel industry. But I’m determined that it won’t stop me from vacationing, And I believe I can manage that, even if my family’s economic situation deteriorates sharply.

I grew up as one of seven children in a hard-working middle-class family. I never got on an airplane or stayed in a hotel until I was an adult. (And now I blog about airlines and tourism. Go figure.)

But as a kid, I traveled a lot with my family. One of my earliest memories is of Expo ’67 in Montreal. We stayed in a private home with a French Canadian couple.

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