Dream Trips

Everyone has their dream trip.  Call it a Bucket List, last place to see before you die, etc.  I have a lot of Bucket List items, ranging from the smallest simple things like planting a vegetable garden, to huge lifelong goals.  It has been my experience as well, that the people you meet make the... Continue Reading →

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Reading List: Wanderlust

Part of my job the past few years has been leading book clubs of travel or regional based literature. I thought I would carry some of that over and share it with you in a series of reading lists.

This first list includes books covering world-wide travel – to inspire the wanderlust in all of us.
Click this post to see the list.

I'll only share books I have actually read, but feel free to share your own suggestions in the comments.

Experimental Travel

Have you ever heard of experimental travel?  It's essentially a collection of ways to travel based on method over destination - many don't even require you to leave your hometown!  A few years ago, Travel gurus Lonely Planet published a book on the subject.  It is now out of print, but remains a hot topic... Continue Reading →

What Do You Want to Know?

Okay, so having just recently renewed my efforts in this blog, I have many ideas for topics to write on, I just don't know where to begin!  So I have decided to ask my readers, family, and friends - what would you like to know more about???  Certain locales? Or a specific topic? While you're... Continue Reading →

ABC Travel

The post that started it all….

Life Happens

I love travelling, obviously, or I wouldn’t be in the industry that I am in.  I love travelling by sea, waking up in a new place every day.  But sometimes, you wake up in a place where you’d like to stay for a few more days.  And there are so many places that aren’t even accessible by sea.  The more places I visit, the more places I realize I want to visit.     [I think this must be some corollary to Socrates’ “The more I know, the more I realize I don’t know” theory.]

When I was younger, I wanted to be a travel agent for a while (of course, I also wanted to be a lawyer and a pop star).  As I got older, and with the advent of the internet and bargain travel sites like Expedia and Travelocity, I thought travel agents were becoming obsolete.  But I…

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