Stack of photobooks: Las Vegas, Cuba, Galapagos, and Morocco

Your Memories Deserve Better: Make a Photobook

Why make a photobook of your vacation? One of these fates could befall the precious memories you captured in time forever: You get back from...
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Before Taking a Road Trip with Elderly Parents

Road tripping with your parents as an adult is a chance to move past your parent / child relationship. And now that you have...
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A Practical Guide for Turning Travel Dreams into Travel Goals

You have travel dreams. And even if year after year they've stayed dreams, despair not: you can make them real. Reading this guide will...
Two delicious vegetable tagines on a table with a basket of bread

Don’t Miss Out on Local Food When You Travel

So you've just bought your ticket, and already you're dreaming about your vacation. There's lots to look forward to: the climate, the people, the...
Minnesota souvenirs all with 'U Betcha' on them

Don’t Suck. Know What Souvenirs to Buy

Souvenirs remind you of the places you've been, the people you've met, and experiences you've had. They also show people how cool you are...
Behind a stack of language textbooks a student rests his head onan open book

Should I Learn a Language for Traveling? The Answer is in 5 Simple Questions

Whether going to Costa Rica for three weeks or France for three days, you need to consider learning the local language before traveling. I...
A display of souvenir Japanese bamboo umbrellas

Portable Souvenir Ideas Every Backpacker Should Know

I've bought plenty of easy-to-carry souvenirs on my travels. I've made excellent choices and ridiculous mistakes. To give you some souvenir ideas and help...

Authentic Luxury Travel: it’s about your attitude (NOT your bank account)

Luxury vs backpacker, cruise vs trekking, resort vs homestay… Which type of travel gives travelers the most meaningful, authentic experience? The answer is: it doesn't...
A confused traveler on the title slide for the Best Souvenirs Ever

5 Rules That Will Help You Buy the Best Souvenirs Ever (Presentation)

Do you come home from your travels with items destined for your junk drawer? Ask yourself these 5 questions and you will buy the...
Out of Office written on a sandy beach

Smart Things to Do at Work Before Vacation

You've started the countdown and soon you'll be free of impending deadlines, long hours at the office, and rapidly expanding to-do lists. But wait! Before...