How to travel like a germaphobe during a pandemic

The hoarding is getting a little out of hand. If you know what magical powers toilet paper possesses, please enlighten me. While I think the pre-apocalypse hoarding is rather ridiculous, I do think that social distancing and taking extra precautions to minimize germ spreading is warranted. Right now, germaphobes have the right idea. Decontamination and …

AirBnB vs Hotels: Things to know before booking your first AirBnB

In many cities, AirBnB offers attractive, relatively cheap alternatives to traditional hotels. If you know what to look out for, you can experience incredible stays with them. Read this before you book your first AirBnB. We'll show you exactly how we vet them to avoid bad experiences as much as possible. Part of it is …

Brotherly love

I had to make a decision involving one of the most basic of human needs: use the bathroom now or chance a long ride? We -- my siblings and our respective spouses -- were on the upper northwest side of the island of Oahu, about to make our return to our vacation rental, a fair …