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.
How to Get Cheap Flights ( 8 pgs. 3 illus.) - Art of Travel - European and World Backpacking Chapter 4 Booking Strategies Large Internet Sites Student and Budget Specialists Domestic Bucket Shops Ethnic and Foreign Bucket Shops Courier Flying Round-the-World Tickets Charters Bumping To Gateways Glossary TWO HUNDRED YEARS ago the cost was seven years to a lifetime of servitude for average people making a one-way crossing of the Atlantic. Now it can be funded by a few days of waiting tables. When booking through an agent, always specify you want the "lowest possible fare," as there may be specials which do not fall under "economy" or "APEX." Moreover, not every agent--even with the budget specialists listed below--will be equally competent or motivated to find the cheapest ticket.
My USA Road Trip: San Diego, LA & the Pacific Coast Highway - Helen in Wonderlust In September last year I took a US road trip, starting in San Diego where I went to the Danger Zone, passing through LA where I met Jedward, went to the Playboy Mansion and saw Madonna’s bush, up the Pacific Coast Highway to San Francisco where I fell in love. We then headed inland to Yosemite National Park and ended the trip in Las Vegas. It was one of the best trips I’ve EVER taken. Probably a lot of that was to do with the awesome company I had, but it was also to do with all the fantastic things to see and do along the way.
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. USA Southwest Road Trip for 3 Weeks Route If you can only do one road trip in your life, you should definitely do this 3 week USA southwest road trip! It takes you to the most famous sights of California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada while keeping driving distances relatively low.
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?