I always work on vacation. Owning three publications means that you are always on call. Except this time, I can't. I can't turn on the computer. I am in heaven, and there is no reception here on my cell phone.
As we've seen with Hurricane Sandy, some things are out of our control. Most travel stress, however, comes from much smaller issues, and a little planning and preparation can go a long way in making the holiday travel experience much less stressful.