Wandering Parisian cobble-stoned streets, chatting with the locals while sipping wine with exquisite views of the Eiffel Tower, and getting lost in eclectic French bookstores sounds like a dreamy getaway for many. If that’s not your style, no problem. Take a moment to think about your dream vacation. Envision it. I’ll wait. [Read more…] about Why Slow Travel is the Absolute Best!
Many thanks to blogger Cecile Laguardia for this guest post.
I won’t beat around the bush and will get down fast to the jugular: here are my five top reasons for traveling while aging.
Thanks to photographer Josh S. Rose for these super-helpful tips for telling the story of your vacation!
So you’re going on vacation. You don’t need to let the desire to document it get in the way of enjoying it — the key is a shooting strategy that tells the story while not holding a phone or camera up to your face all the time.
- Set the context with an Establishing Shot
- Find the Essential
- Try for Unique Shots
- Take a Photo Day
- Remember the Family Candid
- Aim for Six Key Images
Thanks to Diego Garzon at AlltheRooms.com for this guest post.
Everyone in the clan looks forward to the family vacation. But if you’re the one who pays the bills, that anticipation might include a little frustration because of the high costs of family travel. Costs of transportation, accommodation, and activities, not to mention insurance and travel documents, can quickly mount up and make the vacation more stressful than daily life.
Luckily, there are some tricks to help alleviate the pressure and pave the way for a more relaxing trip. Follow these tips for traveling cheaply with kids and you might just save money! [Read more…] about 3 Tips for Traveling Cheaply with Kids
A week after we returned from Istanbul in June 2016 our son sent a text: “Sure glad you got home OK!” I opened my iPad and there it was: Ataturk Airport had been the object of a horrific attack. [Read more…] about Stop Traveling in These Times of Turmoil?
We flew into Honolulu from Kauai with a scant two hours to catch our flight home. After pushing our over-laden suitcases through the check-in line, I handed our tickets to the agent behind the desk. She pulled up our reservation on her computer and examined the screen. Then she looked up with a slightly furrowed brow. “This flight is for tomorrow,” she said, handing the tickets back. That’s how my husband, two kids, and I found ourselves stranded for a night in Honolulu. [Read more…] about Our Travel Misadventure: A Happy Mistake