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Vintage-Style Travel Planning: Unplugging and Paying a Surprise Visit to the Old-School Tourist Office

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valparaiso Chile

Sometimes it seems the folks in the tourist office are surprised that someone stopped by at all! But I like to meet people from the country before I go there – people who correct my pronunciation of a town's name. Or recommend a place I didn’t know to go to. Or tell me I've bitten off more than I can chew. Read More »

Book Review: Secret Washington D.C. by Sharon Pendana


"Secret Washington" invites you to enjoy little-known secrets, including an Apothecary Museum, “lined with apothecary jars filled with the contents of the distant past.” Read More »

Summer Vacation Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before Leaving Home


Don’t be stressed during your break from reality. Use this summer vacation checklist to keep you organized and prepared for your time away from home. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Reclaiming Travel’ by Ilan Stavans and Joshua Ellison


“The story of the journey is never the journey itself: it is at best a summation, based on past events but delivered for the listeners in front of us at the moment of retelling. Between the past and the memory of the past there is always a gap. … That gap is called perspective.” Read More »

10 Uncommon, Must-Travel Destinations in Europe


The sophisticated culture and rich history make Europe a prime location for an exciting getaway filled with lots to see and do. Read More »

Travel: Top Reasons You Should Visit Bangalore, India This Summer


India's third-largest metropolis is a 'garden city' with lovely weather and plenty of downtown bustle. Read More »

New Technologies Changing the Vacation Rental Process


Social media and mobile connectivity are playing major roles in how trips are planned and booked. Read More »

6 Ways to Use Social Media For Traveling

Social Media and Travel

Social media has become such an integral part our everyday lives that it’s difficult to leave behind. That’s why as much as 90 percent of vacationers use their mobile devices while traveling. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Secret Copenhagen’ by Jonglez Publishing

Secret Copenhagen

An ancient city in Denmark has riches to share with visitors, young and old. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Secret Rome’ by Jonglez Publishing


An ancient city brought to life with obscure, fun, and fascinating places, exhibits, puzzles and gems hidden throughout Rome. Read More »