Planning a Trip to Europe: Your 10-Step Guide Before you can experience authentic Spanish tapas, piazzas in Rome or rooftop terraces in Prague, an important to-do list stands between you and your European vacation. The logistics involved in planning a Europe trip may seem tedious or overwhelming, but the more prepared you are, the greater your chances of a successful trip that lives up to your expectations. That's why it's important to do a bang-up job creating an itinerary, arranging transportation and tackling the brass tacks before you're off to the Continent.
7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend We all know someone who has done it – hopped in the car, filled up the tank and took off on an epic road trip of days, weeks, or even months spent cruising the backroads and highways of America. They come back with inspiring tales of small towns, endless vistas, and the joy of the open road. But a trip like that takes time, time that many of us simply don’t have. Those of us who can’t get away to drive the length of the US always feel a twinge of jealousy and longing to feel that freedom. But with a slight adjustment of your mindset, you can enjoy the endless possibilities of a traditional road trip in just a few days.
Not Your Childhood Chicken Potpie Growing up, chicken potpie meant a Swanson’s frozen dinner, pulled hot from the oven before my parents escaped for a night of freedom. Those nights meant freedom to my sister and me, too: babysitters! The Love Boat! Fantasy Island! Oh my, how we looked forward to watching Charo charm Captain Stubing and his merry crew, sharing a bowl of hot buttery popcorn balanced between our nubby, bandaged knees. I wanted to recreate the sheer joy, if not the actual taste, of that childhood meal, with a crust that could be drenched in gravy and still retain a crunch, vegetables that stood on their own but melded well together, and chicken that added a savory layer of its own.
Follow Joe Klein on His 2011 Election Road Trip 2012 Road Trip Day 20: The Incredible Morgan Mohr Terre Haute, Indiana In the weeks before this year’s road trip, I received the following from a high school senior in Kokomo, Indiana: 2012 Road Trip: This Week’s Print Column An assessment of the presidential campaign from the ground up in Ohio and Michigan. The Best Round-the-World Ticket? Last Updated: 22 Jan 2009 The recession has sparked a mass movement of recently-made-redundant, out-of-work or just plain bored-of-work people who have seized the opportunity to go and travel, live or work abroad. Applications and enquiries for all manner of foreign travels have risen, from VSO to ski instructor’s courses, from working visas for Australia, to teaching English jobs in Japan. Buying a round-the-world ticket (RTW), can be quite a bewildering experience. Fortunately, at Skyscanner, we know some friendly agents from leading travel companies who have sat down and explained the various options available to the world traveller as well as providing their recommendation for the best ticket. What is a round-the-world ticket?
The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet - Golden Book Traveler Update: Visit the 2012 version of The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet I hope that everyone who attended my SXSW Core Conversation panel on How to Make Money Traveling Around the World enjoyed the presentation. As promised, I have a listing of my top 20 favorite travel websites (in no particular order). Thailand images photo gallery Tha Ton is a village along the Kok riverside, 24 km north of Amphoe Fang, Chiang Mai. Long-tailed boat with pilot are available for traveling. I was with an italian friend and definitely I keep a good memory of this small Thai village that hosted us one night waiting to get the boat to Chiang Rai. The view from the temple on the hill is amazing, beside the trip along the river Kok was absolutely nice and I do recommend to reach Chiang Rai in this way instead of the usual road from Chiang Mai. Mae Sai is the northernmost district of Chiang Rai Province in northern Thailand.
Avoid overpacking with a simple trip plan You know the scenario: you’ve arrived at your destination, and are perhaps a day or two into your trip, and come to the realization that you’ve brought way too much clothing. How does this happen? There are several ways: perhaps we get a bit careless, or worry about running out of clothes, or just fall prey to sloppy thinking. Whatever the reason, the end result is the same: too much weight to carry or drag around, little extra room in our bags for purchases or gifts, and worst case, you have too much of one type of item and not enough of another!
6 Ways to Travel Endlessly Traveling the way most people do it isn’t enough. Saving all year long at a job for just two weeks a year won’t let you see the world the way you want to see it. So you find someone to take care of your stuff while you travel the world. You’re all set to see everything you ever wanted for as long as you want. 10 Round the World Travel Myths Debunked Excuses, excuses, excuses. When it comes to travel, particularly long term travel, everyone has an excuse for why they can’t do it. Myths abound about long term, RTW travel, and if you’re on the fence about taking the plunge for yourself, it’s time to realize that absurdity of some of these myths. Why is it that the people who have never traveled long term have such a skewed view of this type of travel? Why are there so many myths out there that are just flat out untrue?
25 Boston Activities That Don’t Cost a Penny Savvy travelers are ever on the lookout for bargains. If you are feeling the pinch of a limited vacation budget, know that you can experience a lot of terrific Boston travel experiences for free. Here are just a few ! Take a free guided National Park Service tour of the Freedom Trail (15 State St., Boston , 617-242-5642)( Map) and find out why Paul Revere could not have said, “The British are coming” Watch the sunset from the Harvard Bridge (at Massachusetts Ave.)( Map ) which is really much closer to MIT than Harvard!
45 Tips To Live a Healthier Life How healthy are you? Do you have a healthy diet? Do you exercise regularly? Do you drink at least 8 glasses of water a day? Do you get enough sleep every day? Budget Travel - Frugal Traveler Blog /svc/timestopic/v1/topic.json?limit=10&type=article%2Cblogpost&fq=%28headline%3A%22Frugal+Traveler%22+OR++kicker%3A%22Frugal+Traveler%22%29+AND++-type_of_material%3A%22Caption%22+AND++-type_of_material%3A%22Correction%22+AND++-type_of_material%3A%22List%22+AND++-type_of_material%3A%22Paid+Death+Notice%22+AND++-headline%3A%22Paid+Notice%22+AND++-news_desk%3A%22Society%22& Columns