This poem resonated more strongly when we reflected on the previous few days when we purt’ near had some serious trouble in our travels!
A look behind the scenes at the trials and tribulations of driving an unfamiliar vehicle – that had had some uninvited guests in residence – across Canada.
The greatest gift of this tragic time may be that we learn to cherish things—like travel—that we previously took for granted.
King has just returned from his first post-pandemic trip. Here’s a sneak peek at his week of climbing pyramids and cruising down the Nile.
Janice’s upcoming 2-month road trip is taxing her planning skills. Here, she shares her process and invites your suggestions.
Tracey scans the travel landscape and brings us a selection of travel predictions for the coming year.
King shares the experience of international travel for the first time in 18 months. What has changed in the wake of COVID-19?
Janice’s plans to explore the history and gastronomy of Lyon were scuttled by an unexpected step.
Janice shares the lengthy preparations required for her trip to Lyon and why her only meal in France’s gastronomic capital was take-out falafel.
Janice can barely contain her excitement about her first trip since early 2020! Here’s where she’s going.
Tracey tells the full story behind getting seriously ill while traveling in Ireland and why she didn’t share it on the blog.
It’s funny how a mere word or photo can thrust you headlong into a travel memory: the sounds, the smells, the tastes – sometimes even the intense feelings of embarrassment.
There have been times when I have felt uncomfortable traveling alone, but only one occasion when I didn’t feel safe. In fact, I felt it could have been the end.
It was a gorgeous and delicious journey. But in my telling of this story to friends, my pain is inseparable from the experience.
As a solo traveler, you can seem quite exotic to others. And while I don’t typically feel so, in this case, I enjoyed it to the fullest.
Janice recalls a brief visit to Budapest in 1985 that included sharing a 1-bedroom apartment with a woman and her son – plus 3 other travelers!
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