Top Ten Gifts for the Eco-Friendly Traveler

This year we're putting our money where our principles are. No more of the mounds of holiday plastic and fast fashion. We have committed to a more green, sustainable lifestyle and we plan to choose gifts to reflect that. If you have travelers on your gift list, they are probably acutely aware of the need … Continue reading Top Ten Gifts for the Eco-Friendly Traveler

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

Travel Gifts They’ll Actually Use

Mother's Day, Fathers Day, graduations, weddings, etc. Spring and summer bring lots of gift-giving opportunities. If it's the thought that counts, show your traveling friend or relative that you've really thought about them by picking out something they'll really love! Destination guides, gift cards, and other basics are always welcome, but here's a list of … Continue reading Travel Gifts They’ll Actually Use

Unique Ideas for Decorating with your Favorite Travel Souvenirs

Anticipating a trip - researching adventures, making plans, and reading about your destination - bring more pleasure than the trip itself!* The reality of travel - crowded flights, packing and unpacking, jet lag, etc. - can be less fun than the months of anticipation. But what about after the trip? Many people jump right back … Continue reading Unique Ideas for Decorating with your Favorite Travel Souvenirs

A Practical Guide to the Best Travel Binoculars

I'm a birder and a nature enthusiast and always travel with binoculars. Unfortunately I also enjoy photographing with a dSLR and dislike checking luggage. So I'm left with the dilemma of what to bring - gear or clothing? After one trip when my bag wasn't allowed in the overhead compartment, I began researching how to … Continue reading A Practical Guide to the Best Travel Binoculars