Last week I traveled to San Diego to attend our annual NextHome conference. Typically I don’t get to travel that much, so when a conference like this comes along I jump at the chance to attend, partly so I can experience a new city.

San Diego did not disappoint. The weather was great (low 60’s which is perfect for me) and the city itself is beautiful. In our free time we were able to check out Coronado Island, Pacific Beach, and the Gas Lamp District.

We arrived in San Diego last Tuesday and stayed until Saturday morning. Our hotel was beautiful and overlooked the harbor. I was lucky enough to have a room all to myself. This was probably the nicest hotel room I have ever stayed in. King size bed, walk-in tile shower, and a balcony overlooking the city and the harbor.

However, even with such a nice room in such a nice city, you really miss home. For me I miss things like my own bed, and drinking regular coffee (the stuff they give you in hotel rooms is just crap). So after a few nights in this great city, I was sick of eating out, and longing for a good night sleep in my own bed followed by a good cup of coffee.

All of this got me thinking, how do people handle traveling all the time for work? I love to travel and experience new cities, but I don’t like flying or being stuck in an airport, and after a short time that beautiful hotel room get’s old.

Are we all just creatures of habit and that is why we long for home so much, or is it just me?

Just my thoughts for today.