Travel Tips

online shopping portals

More Money Saving Tips: Online Shopping Portals

Online Shopping Portals We’ve written before about ways to save money for travel, but our methods work no matter what you’re saving for. We’re always searching for new money-saving methods…

Homestay in Bundi, India

Travel Accommodations: 8 Top Picks

Figuring out where to lay your head Finding lodging on an extended trip is a big part of your continuing tasks and ongoing expenses. Whether you decide to plan far ahead,…

Nantucket Cemetery

Final Destinations: Visiting Cemeteries around the World

Some are attracted by the macabre, some end up visiting cemeteries for the history, and others for sentimental reasons. Regardless, cemeteries can be fascinating and beautiful places. While the two of…

Colombia Travel Expenses

Travel Expenses Colombia

Travel Expenses Colombia Our trip to Colombia was different from many of our previous journeys. We had to adjust our minds to having less time (though not necessarily more money). The…

Palomino Sunset, along our Colombia travel route

Colombia Travel Route and Tips for Planning a Visit

This post is the index to our trip to Colombia in March/April 2014. It will be updated with links as new stories and tips are posted, so check back often!…

Twitter hashtags for travel

Twitter Hashtags for Travelers

Twitter chats are a way for people to share ideas and opinions on a theme in real time. Participating is simple. Just log in to your Twitter account and search…

Movember

Movember Inspired Manly Bucket List

  Movember, aka November, started when 30 manly men in Melbourne, Australia decided they would grow their crumb catchers for the entire month of November.  The goal was to raise…

travel lesson: get off the grid

Travel Lessons: What We’ve Learned So Far

Travel has been our life’s focus for over a decade, and we’d like to think we’ve learned some things along the way. Whether we’re traveling as part of our work in…

Hyde Park packing

Packing Tips for Extended Travels

“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” —Susan Heller So you’re getting ready to travel…

Scary Flip Flops

Getting Sick: Rural Cambodia vs. Bangkok

Getting Sick on the Road For most of us, getting sick while traveling is pretty high on the list of fears.  It’s no fun to be ill no matter where…