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

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

Venice Off the Beaten Path

Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is on most travelers' bucket lists. But over-tourism is threatening much that makes this city so desirable to visit. St. Mark's Square, the Piazza San Marco, and adjacent alleys are so crowded that it's difficult to walk, let alone enjoy the architecture, or … Continue reading Venice Off the Beaten Path

Planning a Trip to Antelope Canyon: a breathtaking sight in Arizona

Antelope Canyon is a breathtakingly beautiful slot canyon near Page, Arizona.  A visit here is a bucket list destination for many people, but planning a visit to Antelope Canyon can be daunting. This is Navajo tribal land and can only be accessed with a Navajo guide. A slot canyon is a narrow canyon formed by … Continue reading Planning a Trip to Antelope Canyon: a breathtaking sight in Arizona

Rome on an Angels and Demons Inspired Self-Guided Walking Tour

We're always looking for different approaches to our travel adventures - biking, photography, and foodie tours- but when we knew we were spending some time in Rome we decided to revisit one of our favorite novels - Angels and Demons by Dan Brown. We'd read this book when it was first published and remembered how … Continue reading Rome on an Angels and Demons Inspired Self-Guided Walking Tour

What to Do In Barcelona in One Day… or more!

Barcelona rivals Paris in the beauty of its architecture and parks. We had visited years ago, but were jet-lagged and short of time, so didn't appreciate the city. When we booked a Windstar cruise out of Barcelona, we decided to add a few days to the trip to really get to know this enchanting city. … Continue reading What to Do In Barcelona in One Day… or more!

What to Do With One Day in Dubrovnik: maximize time with a private tour

Dubrovnik has been on our destination list forever. I’d visited Dubrovnik as a child and remember well the imposing walls and red roofs of the old city. Dave had never been and it was primarily for this port that we chose to take the Windstar cruise – Italy and the Dalmatian Coast.  As our ship … Continue reading What to Do With One Day in Dubrovnik: maximize time with a private tour