A highlight for me when visiting Antigua, Guatemala this summer was Valhalla Macadamia Nut Farm. It was opened in 1985 by an expat fire fighter and his wife. Their purpose was to introduce a sustainable income to the local people. After touring the five acres, I’d say the project is a big success. Peek inside……………

I was thrilled to contribute to USA Today’s article on emotional-support dogs in planes. ¬†Airlines are asking the FAA to tighten the laws. Both passenger and crew members are championing for this to happen. More stringent rules in the legitimacy of the service animal would be a good place to start. A few passenger’s stories…