Whether you have a very expensive camera, a high quality phone camera, a pocket size point and shoot camera, or you just like to walk and see the sights, there's nothing better than getting some free tips from someone who lives and works in London. Read the whole article in Wanderlust.
There are too many people in the world and many more of them are traveling. The good news is that the earth is a pretty big place, and there are world wonders you've never heard of. That means there will be fewer people, and that's also good news. Of course, there are
The popularity of Iceland has skyrocketed in the past few years, so if you're thinking about going, here are 12 things I wish I’d known before visiting Iceland. Read the full article on Cheapflights.
If you've never heard of the turkey drop, you're not alone. It's just one of the many travel scams from around the world. It's hard to be aware of these scams if you've never been told about them. Just before a trip to Paris, I read about a theft method that is
Buyer beware! Cross the state line, pay extra car rental fees. Besides all the other stuff you're bombarded with when you rent a car, here's one that most people probably never think of. Can I leave the state, province, or country? Sometime, the answer is a flat no. Other time, the
It's not an exaggeration to say Latin America has the best beaches on earth. If you're looking sun, sand and surf, here are 20 you must visit. Chris Moss, who wrote this piece for The Telegraph, says, "The following is a personal choice: 20 beaches or beach resort areas from around
How early should I get to the airport is a great question. I wish I knew the answer. A lot of people like to cut it as close as possible. Others like to give themselves plenty of time so they can still make their flight even if they run into a
Probably just about every person who's visited the country has contemplated, at least for a moment, moving to France. It's the glimpses of everyday life that are so appealing. The mother hurrying her lollygagging child to school, people stopping at the market each day to pick out the food for dinner,
Of course, it's okay to visit the usual tourist sites in Copenhagen because they're all worth seeing, even for a minute. But stumbling upon things like the Genetically Modified Little Mermaid makes memories you won't soon forget. Atlas Obscura has a terrific list of the good, the bad, and the just plain
Not knowing the local language is no reason not to travel. Here are some tips to get by from someone who does it all the time. By Shivani Vora Feb. 15, 2018 Traveling to a foreign country can be daunting if you don’t know the local language, and while François Thibault, the
What do you take? What do you leave at home? Do you fold everything, or do you roll it? What kind of gadgets and gizmos should you take? Click here for some answers.
Here's how the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines upgrade. Definition of upgrade transitive verb : to raise or improve the grade of: such as a : to improve (livestock) by use of purebred sires b : to advance to a job requiring a higher level of skill especially as part of a training program c : to raise the quality of d : to raise the classification and usually
Where do you want to go? It's a big, big world out there, and it's hard to choose. Sometimes a few suggestions will help you. That's why I look forward to the New York Times 52 Places to Go issue every year. This year's list is very interesting. I do not
Consistently rated as one of the top 10 vacation places in the world, Cape Breton Island is a short three hour drive from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax (YYZ) has regularly scheduled air service by United, Porter, Air Canada and WestJet and is a short 2 hour flight from New
Have you ever missed a flight? It can be a minor inconvenience or a major headache. Either way, you may have some options. So, don't give up. Read the informative piece on Skyscanner.
That's no exaggeration! 101 actual travel tips provided by My Itchy Travel Feet. Thank you. These tips are so good that everyone, not just boomers, can use them.
Whether you are visiting the US or looking for ideas for your next road trip, there are some terrific ideas here. Of course, the 50 Best Places to Visit in the U.S.A. list is subjective, and many people will have other suggestions, but this is a great place to start
Everybody likes to save money. Here are 32 (and quite legal!) budget friendly ways to do that when you travel. When you travel solo, you are quite often penalized for traveling alone, so finding other ways to stay within your budget is important. That's why I read a lot of solo
I just came across this YouTube channel after falling down the internet rabbit hole, following link after link. The video below has some excellent tips for traveling light. The new travel model is less is more. The more you pack, the more you're going to pay, so if you can pack
Here are a few of my personal peeves. Don't recline your seat back. We have little enough space, so don't rob the person behind you. Don't kick the seat in front of you. Because that's me in front of you, and I don't appreciate it, especially if I'm trying to
It's pretty obvious that I love to travel. It's also becoming more apparent to me that my advancing age means changes in my abilities. It takes me longer to unkink after a long flight. It's harder for me to toss my carry-on into the luggage bin. I can't walk as
1. Sunshine. It seems like the sun always shines here. While that's not actually true, we do get a lot of sun. Annual days of sunshine: Colorado Springs 247 Denver 245 Grand Junction 242 Pueblo 258 (more…)
You spend enough time in lines at the airport. Anything that helps to speed up that tortuous process is a winner in my books. It's called Mobile Passport. It's a free app that you install on your smartphone that takes less than 5 minutes to do. Right now, it's only available
I love Paul Marshman and his blog called The Travelling Boomer. Since I am a travelling boomer, his writing always hits home for me, and his pieces are well thought out and informative without any of the annoying stuff, like click next ten times to see the whole story. This piece
The big push by US based airlines to become more like European budget airlines makes air travel even more confusing. Depending on the type of ticket you purchase, you may not be able to bring a carry-on to put in the overhead bins at all, unless you are willing to pay