The second day of the holiday

Originally posted on Tootlepedal's Blog:
On our first full day in Marseille, we were once again blessed with superb weather and while Mary, Andrew and Patricia kept out of the sun by visiting art galleries, Susan, Mrs Iootlepedal and I behaved like proper tourists  and made use of the “hop on and hop off”…

A Few Holiday Snaps

Originally posted on Andrew's View of the Week:
It’s been a great time so far, except for the cold I managed to get this week.  Mostly over that.  Here are a few pictures of the country lodge we stayed at this week: Back of the lodge Here’s the front door: See, it’s “the lodge”…

Friday Fictioneers: Away for the holidays

Originally posted on Word Shamble:
PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot ? The house was dressed for Christmas, marble staircase aglow with lights, candles scenting the air with smoke and wax, the hint of church and austerity at odds with the excesses to come. Soon gilded guests would fill every glittering corner, the best food and wine would flow from extra staff in midnight black and…

Holiday Hangover!

Originally posted on Writeshefali:
Bye Bye! stressful job, non stop chattering friends, intruding relatives, unsatisfied employers, regretful past, anxious present, worrisome future. And ya almost forgot painful diet n exercise. Hello! basking sun, starry nights, cloud-capped mountains, silver rivers n singing brooks, enchanting strangers, vibrant cultures, mouth watering cuisines and unforgettable memories. Some love leisure,…

Travel Tips for Vegans: A Twitter Chat

Originally posted on Chronicles of a Travel Addict:
It’s been almost three years since I decide to leave vegetarianism behind and dive all the way into veganism. Fueled with a passion for animal rights and a curiosity for culinary diversity throughout the world, I brought together my love for travel with my new way of…

Guest Post: 11 Sleep Hacks for Air Travelers

Originally posted on ladyredot:
Getting decent sleep on a flight is not an easy feat. As if spending hours on an upright seat isn’t bad enough, you also have annoying onboard neighbor, flight turbulence or a wailing child to worry about. Sleep deprivation can be a serious problem for frequent flyers, especially businessmen who have…

Tips for touring Australia on a budget

Originally posted on Diyalogues:
Let’s face facts. Australia is not a cheap country for international travelers. But don’t let that stop you from visiting this truly magnificent island continent. No doubt there are some places where you simply HAVE to shell out the big bucks. If you’re looking for budget options, this is where you bid…

unexpected tips: IPSY for the glam traveler

Originally posted on unexpected occurrence:
Alright, I’ve gotta admit it. As much as I talk about being a traveler who prides herself in carrying her life in a carry-on rucksack, I do love to put makeup on and dress up for evenings out. Balancing that inner girly-girl with the more prominent dirty hippie is certainly a challenge,…

No monkey business in the Caribbean

Originally posted on We are going on a bear hunt:
Striking palm trees, displaying an array of long, bright green leaves jutting out the top of their trunks, line the Carribean black sand beach. They are an important asset to the citizens in Tortegero – where I am currently laying comfortably in a blue hammock.…

The French Riviera

Originally posted on the person I am TODAY:
The end of April/beginning of May (yes, I realize I am way behind on blog posts!) started off with me heading to the sunshine! As I mentioned before, here in Holland we hardly get to see the sun and when we do we are 99% of the time…

Doing London in Two and a Half Days: Our Itinerary

Originally posted on Go Is My Middle Name:
No, you will not be able to see everything, but you can cover a lot of territory in London in a little more than two days. Here’s how we did it… ? Day One: Arrive London, early afternoon; Check into hotel; Attend the theater Arrive at Heathrow Airport. Find…

No Sprouts, Just Waffles

Originally posted on C.J.B. Abroad:
Brussels, Belgium English Accepted: ?/10 – All we needed to say were the names of food and drinks Amount of Free Wifi: 9/10 – main squares have free city wifi Traveler Tips: Belgian waffles, chocolate, fries and beer. Basically let the food lead your tour. January 24th The night before, Maddie and I flew Prague…

To Find and To Lose

Originally posted on A Study in Seasons:
I did it. I actually Did it. I mentioned in an earlier entry that I was planning a trip to get A tribal tattoo This month. Originally, I was supposed to go With a friend (or two), but Things happened. We would have Pushed the date back, but…

Bangkok & Chiang Mai

Originally posted on Married and Global:
Our arrival in Southeast Asia hit us like a ton of bricks!  We stepped into the late afternoon Bangkok sun, welcomed by temperatures soaring past 100 degrees with 100% humidity!  Six weeks of cooler Oceania weather had promptly come to a close.  Dripping with sweat, we made our way to…

The rocky beginning of our trip to Argentina

Originally posted on f 2.8:
It was literally and figuratively rocky. We decided to take a trip somewhere before starting new jobs in our new home in Colorado. We chose Argentina and we are so glad that we did, because it turned out to be an amazing experience. Part of what made it so rewarding was…

Russia’s Golden Ring (with rain)

Originally posted on two backpacks, no plan:
by Michael (with substantial content written by Elizabeth — thanks!) Our guidebook and various websites on the Trans-Siberian Railroad suggest that travelers visit some of the preserved old towns outside of Moscow. Since the towns are filled with glittering churches and because Russians are obsessed with all concepts ring-…

Thailand Day 3: Koh Phangan Arrival

Originally posted on Tukin Around:
Today I’ve got an internal flight to Koh Samui and then a boat over to Koh Phangan for the full moon party… apart from…. the full moon party wasn’t today, it’s actually tomorrow (Friday). I got that wrong, but at least I can settle in early. It’s been less eventful today.…

Georgia on my mind

Originally posted on flybuhrdyfly:
Savannah, it’s been a slice of pecan pie. I had a very full day cruising the streets of Savannah. I invested $5.95 as opposed to $30+ for a trolley tour on a self-guided walking book of the city. I did 3 out of the 4 walks and saw a few of…

Traveling through the South of Spain

Originally posted on Black Leather and Pink Lace:
Hello everyone! As you probably know I have been touring around Europe during my free time. I am a couple weeks behind schedule but I am going to try and post an entry about each weekend I spend away from Barcelona! Two weeks ago my roommates, Meghan…

Day 31 – Girona

Originally posted on Adventures with Q+A:
October 2, 2016 We are now in Girona, which is an hour north of Barcelona, and it is amazing. We are staying right in the old quarter, and it has tons of tiny little streets, convoluted alley ways, and so much history right outside our front door. We…

Mt. Everest, Summer 2016

Originally posted on Locally Global:
This was taken at Mount Everest Base Camp at an elevation of 5,200 meters (17,000 feet)! The Picture It took almost two weeks of acclimatizing, one night in sub-zero temperatures in nothing but a tent, and about three hours of waiting for the clouds to move to get this shot. Behind…

Thoughts in Transit // Go Alone 

Originally posted on Ceola Belix:
Current location: Gate A6, Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, en route to Chiang Mai.? ?? I figure the only time I may have to write on this trip is while I’m in transit. My days have been packed to capacity with tours, dinner outings and roaming the streets.? Since I began planning…

Tips for Travelers

Originally posted on ASA Gazette:
When you travel, something can always go wrong. Here are a few traveler tips to make sure you get the best out of your trip: Don’t book your trip to early Don’t be penny wise but pound foolish Don’t take taxis Don’t avoid hospitality networks Get vaccines for tropical countries…

The “Golden Rule” of Jamaica

Originally posted on Insights of a Curious Mind:
When I shared my plans for a Jamaican vacation with family and friends, nobody was really excited for me, they were worried. “Why?” “Are you staying at an all-inclusive?” “Jamaica is so dangerous!” No, we weren’t staying in an all-inclusive, we were going on an adventure, to…

4 Tips for Solo Travelers

Originally posted on 2girlswhotravel:
The freedom to travel is one of the greatest things we’re able to do, and while girls’ trips, couples getaways and family vacations are all wonderful ways to travel, sometimes individuals prefer the option of traveling alone. Some would even argue that solo travel is the best way to explore the…

Trick Eye Museum// Seoul, South Korea

Originally posted on Travels By V.L.R.:
Every wanted to ride a mythical creature? Or maybe you’ve always wanted to live out your childhood dream? At the Trick Eye Museum in Seoul, all of that is possible- and more! After seeing so many photos of the museum on various social media sites and that it…

Summer vs. Winter Cruising for Families

Originally posted on Urban Suburban Mommy:
? Summer is a great time for getaways as well as for researching and booking winter travel. We enjoyed speaking with cruise & travel expert Cynthia Joaquin so much that we decided to do a follow-up interview to discuss the differences between summer and winter cruising. Courtesy of Royal…

Of Gaudi and Gothica

Originally posted on Das Wanderen Bumble Bee:
My first glimpse of Gaudis’ influence on Barcelona came as I strolled down the Carerr Gran de Garcia – labeled with markers on the ground as the “Ruta?Del Modernisme”.? Quick travelers tip – you’ll notice I’m wearing Nike Flyknit shoes. I love these shoes! They pack small enough…

The Traveler in Bangkok

Originally posted on thetraveler754:
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Truly the land of smiles! Every time I visited Thailand I received love, Kindness and smiles. If you are planning on staying at the central area, the Siam Square is a very happening place, all the malls are at walking distance with many restaurants and street…

A Walk through Shibuya

Originally posted on Golden Gate to Rainbow Gate:
Hey guys! It’s been a while since my last post, but here goes! A walk through one of the most famous districts in Japan and also, the district where my school is located. Shibuya! Shibuya is a huge district around the Shibuya station which is one of…

India’s Twin National Heritage Cities: Haridwar & Rishikesh

Originally posted on Cardamom Chai:
Hardwar or Haridwar stands for the Gateway to Lord Shiva / Gateway to Lord Vishnu. This District of Uttarakhand, India, is one of the seven holiest cities in the Hindu Religion. Jai Ganga Maa Har Ki Pauri literally the footsteps of God is a famous Ghat on the banks of the Ganges…

Travel day before travel day. 

Originally posted on Typical Gee Adventure:
Today we left Caye Caulker as we prepare for the next part of our adventure. It’s been a quick two weeks… A hurricane. Scuba diving. New friends. And a relaxed island feeling worth visiting again. It definitely looked different leaving than when we arrived.? We headed back to Belize…

7 Things You Might Not Know About China

Originally posted on importornah:
I spent six long interesting weeks in China. Here is what I have discovered after living in Shenyang and traveling among other cities. Some things are good, others bad, and the rest are just strange. (Just to culture you it is pronounced Shay-Young… not Shen Yang.) Travelers Night Life 1. China is…

ITALY

Originally posted on Weisses Do Europe:
To distract ourselves from our first Christmas away from our friends and family, we decided to celebrate our expat-ness with a sweet escape to Italy. Right after spending Christmas day in our new Dutch home, we quickly packed out bags, washed away the holiday hangovers, and headed west to Milan…

Happy Hour in Las Vegas

Originally posted on Travelqueen30-Where to next?:
What to do when you are in Las Vegas for work, and you have a break between meetings or waiting for a Cirque de Soleil Show to begin?  You pop into one of the many incredible food & beverage establishments and indulge in mouth watering appetizers and refreshing…

Amazing International Road Trips from New Delhi

Originally posted on SELF DRIVE TRIPS:
The 21st century has revolutionized the travel trends. People usually prefer to travel overseas by flights. But, have you ever wondered how adventurous it would be to take a road trip to abroad? Travelling such long distances by road can be eventful like kings and conquerors used to ride…

3 Roadside Georgia Oddities

Originally posted on Paige Minds The Gap:
When I feel I need to spruce up a particularly dull road trip, my go-to source is RoadsideAmerica.com where I can find any sort of strange or hilarious roadside attraction I desire, complete with descriptions, traveler tips, and directions of how to get there. Even when I’m not on…

Our Chattanoogan Journey

While Chattanogga isn’t technically on the Appalachian Trail, it should be. It’s so fantastically beautiful. Did you know that the New York Times was started in Chattanooga? It’s also the third cleanest city in the country! We decided to go for our one year anniversary. Chattanooga is somewhere we had never explored before. The drive…

Why Cairns Should Absolutely Be On Your Travel List

Originally posted on Traveling Katiebug:
During my time here in Australia I knew I wanted to travel as much as possible. It wasn’t a matter of when but where. For some reason I was so stubborn about going to the big cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, etc.) that I completely forgot about Cairns. Now Cairns is…

A Healthy Time Out

Originally posted on Joyinabowl:
As you might have noticed, it’s been a little while since my last post. This is not due to lack of inspiration or writer’s block. On the contrary, this is due to a voluntary time out. Regardless of our life situations, we all spend way too much time online these days…

3 Greek Islands: 1 Day

Originally posted on The Perpetual Tourists:
We sailed away from the bustling, busy streets of Athens to enjoy the peace and beauty found out on the Aegean Sea… Greece has many islands accounting for 17% of their territory. It has been estimated 1600-6000 Greek islands exist (kind of large range there) 166-277 are said to be…

A Run Through Hilton Head Island

Originally posted on sweet + savory:
What’s better than relaxing on the beach soaking up some vitamin D? Doing that while taking a day off work and visiting Hilton Head Island. A few weeks ago I took my first true relaxing day off work this year. I know. Sad. But the wait made the vacation even better!…

Solo Traveler Tips

Originally posted on Traveler Tips:
Prepared by Myrrh Shop your Online Shopping Network Traveling solo provides you with a more significant trip due to the astounding remembrances you’ve produced alone. Hence, Solo Traveler are actually growing in figures. There are numerous items you can have just like a solo traveler like meeting new people, going…

Mantayupan Falls: Falling in love with its picturesque scenery.

With relatively high rainfall, broken and mountainous terrain, Cebu has many waterfalls. They have long been ranked as among its most impressive tourist destinations. Many are in a picturesque scene and creating their own image in accordance to their uniqueness, style and beauty. An innate looks that will surely captivate someone’s eye and help someone’s…