Nice things along the way:
Reclined naps with pillow to cushion the bounciness of the road.
Black cows against snow-dusted hillsides.
Homemade ice cream in bitterly cold weather.
Walkable down towns.
Fleece lap warmers.
Getting off early in the day so we can get in early in the day.
A clean kitchen to come home to.
Truffles for the road.
More relaxation than stress.
Free wireless access.