Free Travel Guides

While browsing the internet tonight I came across a deal that I thought I’d share with my readers.  Unachor.com  Blog currently has a semi-annual sale for their travel guides.  They are offering 100 Amazon Kindle guides for free!  I suggest you browse through, and download guides that work for an upcoming trip, or a place…

Travel to Discover

Some days I wonder why I love travel so much.  It is just visiting other places right?  Wrong.  This is the part that I feel others don’t always understand.  I’m different when I travel.  I’m the person I want to be.  Adventurous, outgoing, and happy.  If I was the person that I am when I…

Go with a Greeter

It is nice to know that there is someone waiting for you when you arrive at a new destination.  If you plan on spending some time in a city, why not pick the brain of an expert?  The Global Greeter Network pairs a local guide with you, and a personalized tour is organized.  They consider…

Taking Better Travel Photos

On your last trip, you shot 7,218 pictures, but you only found a few that justify what you saw, or how you felt at that moment.  We spend so much time taking pictures on our trips, yet they tend to disappoint when we get home and review.  By following a few easy steps, you can…

Traveling to Europe for the First Time

You’ve got your passport ready for its first European stamp.  Perhaps you’re feeling a little nervous about the unexpected elements that come with traveling abroad.  Although you may be experiencing some fear, it really is not so different from visiting other states.  With some knowledge going in, you will be a pro as you step…

Preparing for Your Trip

Accommodations have been arranged.  Transportation has been taken care of.  Now it is time to get ready.  Planning, and the anticipation building up before the trip can almost be as exciting as actually traveling.  Get your escape from the everyday by researching before your trip. 1. Check out the Library Guidebooks, fiction, nonfiction, they’ve got…

Make Markets Part of your Plans

If you are hoping to sneak into the culture a bit, markets are open for business.  Markets are great for getting some exercise, mingling with the locals, picking up a bite to eat, or saving some money on souvenirs.  Since we typically rent apartments when we travel, we take advantage of markets to find the…

Paris and London Advice

Back in 2011 I went to Paris and London with one of my good friends.  It was her first time abroad, so I sent her some advice based on what I had learned.  It is kind of funny to look back at now, but there are still some good ideas.  Check out this brief overview…

Tricks for Managing the Flight

The excitement sets in as I leave way too early to go to the airport.  I don’t care that I’m going to have to sit there for hours, I’m ready to start my journey, and surround myself with other travelers.  I finally get on the plane and we take off.  Something happens after about 7…