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Adventures With My husband…

My husband works in the motion picture industry on the exhibition side; basically, he runs an IMAX multiplex theater. In 2015, he was awarded manager of the year for his area. The award included a trip for him and me to attend CinemaCon in Las Vegas. CinemaCon is the largest and most important event in the motion picture theater industry.

We decided it would be fun to go a few days early to go sightseeing at Hoover Dam and Red Rock Canyon. My husband took on the task of arranging a rental car for us. After arriving at the car pick-up location, I quickly realized by the look on my husband’s face that he had goofed. Without paying much attention to the vehicle description and more to the price, we ended up with a Chevy Spark for three days. If you are not familiar with the Chevy Spark, it is the smallest car from Chevy.

So, here I am in the rental car pick-up lot, looking at what I can describe as a baby car. The Spark is listed as a four-passenger hatchback, and with a 6′ tall guy, a 5’3″ short girl with luggage, two more people were not fitting inside. I wondered what my husband thought when he booked it. Before I could ask him, I got my answer. He looked at me and said it was a great price, and I didn’t know what a Spark was. For the next three days, we squeezed ourselves into the baby car, laughing every time at how we much look to other drivers. Our experience in not knowing our travel style was minor compared to some. It could have been disastrous if we planned to do longer drives or had others with us.

We learned what travel style means to us, what parts we can change, and the features we won’t change. For the record, ever since then, my husband has left all travel plans to the expert in our house. It’s a good thing he has a live-in travel advisor. In closing, when figuring out your travel style, be honest when asking yourself what will make me comfortable, relaxed, and refreshed. Some vacations are for the sole purpose of pushing us outside of our comfort zone. That is why evaluating your travel style before every trip is vital to having the best time.

Published by cyndimorgan12

HI! I am the owner of Adventures by Cyndi Travel Agency. I have loved traveling ever since I was little and enjoy sharing what I have learned with others. My "second job" is as a taxi driver for my teenage daughter and my dad. Honestly, I'm not sure which keeps me busier. Either way, I wouldn't change it for the world.

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