By popular demand, there will be a virtual Travel Pub Quiz in July! So, put on your thinking cap, pour yourself a pint, and pretend your in a British Pub. May’s winners were the “Quarantine Cruisers” and June went to “The Contrails.” On the night, we divide into teams – everyone gets to play. (If […]
How Long-Term Travel Prepared Me for Quarantine at Home
When Dan and I headed off on an around the world trip, we were a bit naïve to think it would be like any other vacation. But as weeks turned into months and years, we discovered long-term travel is different. It has unique challenges, blessings, and lessons. Some lessons learned–acceptance of other cultures, flair for […]
Wondering what life is like right now in other countries? Some of our members are expats abroad, while others were traveling when borders closed. They will share what life abroad during a pandemic is like in Thailand, Portugal, South Africa and elsewhere. This meetup was recorded on Saturday morning May 2 at 9am PST. This […]
It is the start of a new year. A great time to dream about travel and make plans to check destinations from your bucket list. Before you do, discover the trends that will impact travelers, not just this year, but into the new decade. Some trends may improve the travel experience, while others may contribute […]
Traveling to Machu Picchu in Peru, Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, or perhaps to Nepal? If so, take into account the altitude of the regions. For example, Cuzco has an altitude of 11,151 ft, which is more than twice as high as Denver, Colorado.
Never Loose Travel Photos by Using Free Cloud Backup
If you take photos when you travel then you need to know about Google Photos. It is a cloud product that lets you backup an unlimited number of photos. It’s perfect for people like me that go a bit overboard in my photo taking when I travel…
October 15, 2019 / By Shyla Esko Bare I have been teaching how-to pack classes for five years. In it I share hundreds of tips. Some travelers take some of my advice and others do not. I get it. There are lots of different ways to pack and no one should take the exact same […]
September 03, 2019 / By Shyla Esko Bare While traveling around the world, Dan and I were approached by beggars in numerous countries. Even where we currently live, on Main Street U.S.A., there are plenty of people asking for spare change. So when and what should a traveler give? The problem with giving someone a […]
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