D.G. Kaye is back, and as she reflects on some of her more memorable vacations and travel snags, she finds herself constantly struggling to keep one step ahead of the ever-changing guidelines of the airlines—with her overweight luggage in tow. Her stories alert us to some of the pitfalls of being an obsessive shopper, especially when it comes time for D.G. to bring her treasures home, and remind us of the simpler days when traveling was a breeze.
In her quest to keep from tipping the scales, D.G. strives to devise new tricks to fit everything in her suitcases on each trip. Why is she consistently a target for Canada customs on her return journeys?
D.G.’s witty tales take us from airports, to travel escapades with best friends, to reflections on how time can change the places we hold dear in our hearts. Her memories will entertain and have you reminiscing about some of your own most treasured journeys—and perhaps make you contemplate revamping your packing strategies.
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This is such a hoot, what a laugh!
Have Bags Will Travel is such an entertaining read which gives you an insight into D G Kaye’s character, her shopping obsession, packing troubles, germaphobia, and brushes with airport security. Enjoy her recollections on the glamour and glitz, her love to travel and a nostalgic aspect to it all.
Her friend Zan shares her shopaholic tendencies too. The two of them together… can you imagine? A red head, blonde explosion of zaniness! I love the part when they end up at Buckingham Palace and chat to a Beefeater, the royal guard and after which… it gets funnier by the moment.
Have Bags Will Travel gives a historical account of how much easier it used to be to take overstuffed baggage through airports in the good old days. Now, it seems that D G Kaye will resort to anything to get her shopping home.
Zan and D G Kaye also travel to Paris and end up shopping for shoes!
There are manmade toboggan rides in Muskoka, Canada.
Trips to Venezuela: Margarita Island and Caracas with cousin Eileen.
Las Vegas, Then and Now – gambling/casinos, fond memories of the author’s love of the desert.
Have Bags Will Travel is just what we need right now, a good giggle! There is also a section at the back of the book with Helpful Travel tips.
A short, entertaining read. Highly recommended, especially for the shopoholics and travel enthusiasts in your life!
My rating: 5 stars
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Authors Amazon Page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/M-J-Mallon/e/B074CGNK4L
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A great review for Debby’s hilarious book.
Thank you Dr
Thank you Darlene. 🙂
Thanks Darlene <3
A fantastic review, Marje, for Debby’s hilarious book – and the perfect way to read Canadian. I agree – just what we all need at the moment. Toni x
Thanks so much Toni xx
Marje, thanks for making a bright spot in the day. I loved your review, I found it so entertaining, and love that you got the humor. Yes, if you ever met Zan, well, let’s just say, are known for drawing attention in some of the most inconspicuous places. I may have to write a book just about some of our antics. Thanks again Marje. I’m going to share in my Sunday book review <3
My pleasure Debby. It’s a lovely book. I do so miss travelling but this was the next best thing! I’d love to meet Zan she sounds such a laugh.
Thanks again Marje. And you will! I plan on coming to the UK once the Covid settles and I’m vaxed! <3
Wow, would be lovely to see you. Cheers to that! Xxx
Gotta have plans! <3
This sounds like SO much fun!
It is, a real fun book from the lovely Debby. <3
A very entertaining read and lovely review for the book Marjorie.. fabulous Debby… ♥♥
Thank you Sally. I really enjoyed. These kind of books are great for bringing readers closer to the author. 🙂
Lovely review of Debby’s humorous escapes while traveling. We do all need a levity in life today! Congrats, Debby, on this wonderful review! It will surely recharge interest in your book! Well worth reading! Now here’s to traveling once again so you can make more funny memories to share! 🤗 💕
Thank you so much. I agree, we need some cheer right now, more than ever! And cheers to travelling again before too long!
Great review, Marje! I love Debby’s writing style, it’s always fun. I can’t wait to read this. Congratulations to Debby! <3 xo
Thank you Vashti. Yes, she has a lovely way with words and is so humorous. x