How to Stay Organized During a Long Trip

When you're traveling a great distance, it makes sense to extend your trip to include other nearby destinations. Combining trips saves you travel time, money, and is more environmentally responsible. But these multi-destination trips can be exhausting! Whether you're taking a road trip, traveling overseas, or heading off on a safari, a long trip involves … Continue reading How to Stay Organized During a Long Trip

Complete Guide to Stocking Stuffers for Travel Lovers

It's holiday time again - Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are right around the corner. In our family we exchange names for big gifts, and try to fulfill people's wish lists. Sometimes this feels impersonal and not quite in the spirit of gift giving. But by filling stockings we get to be creative and show we … Continue reading Complete Guide to Stocking Stuffers for Travel Lovers

Bike and Barge Holland: a week cycling adventure from a canal barge

What better way to see a country than on a bike? Navigating a new town, stopping at cafes frequented by locals, and having the leisure to pause anytime a vista grabs you - a truly immersive trip. Combine that with the fun and convenience of staying on a canal barge boat and you're guaranteed a … Continue reading Bike and Barge Holland: a week cycling adventure from a canal barge

What to Expect on an African Safari: a first timer’s experience

An African safari is a #1 bucket list adventure. Images of Meryl Streep in Out of Africa come to mind, but what is an African safari like?  We hope these photos and excerpts from our journal will help you understand what to expect on a safari in Southern Africa, and inspire you to book your … Continue reading What to Expect on an African Safari: a first timer’s experience

Birds of the African Savanna: what birds to expect on safari in Southern Africa

People travel to Africa to see extraordinary animals - the Big 5! What can be overlooked is the spectacular birds of the African savanna. Watching the flight of the colorful lilac-breasted roller can be as enjoyable for bird lovers as watching elephants at a watering hole. What birds to expect on safari varies with the … Continue reading Birds of the African Savanna: what birds to expect on safari in Southern Africa

The most beautiful cycling paths in Southeast NE: Cape Cod, Massachusetts South Shore, and Rhode Island

Image by FernandoVirg from Pixabay The Traveling Tulls cycle with a great group of older adults every Sunday morning. It's a wonderful way to get some exercise, enjoy the outside, and engage with some wonderful people. Our weekly bike rides are usually in quiet towns on the South Shore of Massachusetts, but we do regional … Continue reading The most beautiful cycling paths in Southeast NE: Cape Cod, Massachusetts South Shore, and Rhode Island

10 Tips for Worry Free Travel

"Worry Free Travel"? Is there such a thing? Perhaps, but only if you travel close to home on familiar paths. But what's the fun in that? If you're willing to leave your comfort zone, work a bit at travel safety, and invest in some anti-theft accessories, you'll be rewarded with adventures and new-found confidence. Here … Continue reading 10 Tips for Worry Free Travel