“The story of the world is not the story of coups and revolutions. It is the story of lost keys and burnt coffee and a sleeping child in your arms. History [and travel] is the untallied sum of a million everyday moments.”
Good advice on budget travel for everyone!
It used to be that you could backpack across Europe by train. Then the likes of RyanAir and Easyjet came about and it became almost as cheap to fly across Europe (if you travel light). Now the most budget friendly way to travel across Europe is by coach (bus). Check out the German owned Flixbus,... Continue Reading →
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 →
This is an interesting article...
“For me, a place unvisited is like an unrequited love. A dull ache that- try as you might to think it away, to convince yourself that she really wasn't the right country for you- just won't leave you in peace.”
Growing up in Florida, I had never been to a water park (why pay when the beach is free?!) When I was 22 I got a part-time job in a theme park, which gave me free entrance to the adjoining water park. Since then I’ve been hooked! My job on a cruise ship has brought... Continue Reading →
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.
“Maybe happiness is this: not feeling that you should be elsewhere, doing something else, being someone else.”