Explore the world around you and the world within you
Even if you despise group tours as I tend to do, hiring a great guide can take your trip to a whole new level of cultural intimacy and understanding. Here’s how to do it.
The debate of tourist vs traveler and which one are you rages on. But does it really matter? Here are 25 ways to be a traveler even in touristy places.
How can you get to know a place before you arrive? The answer is you can’t. That’s why you travel there because reading about it and experiencing it firsthand aren’t the same. But you can get a taste of it which significantly helps you prepare for your trip. I’m putting together a comprehensive guide to planning your trip due out later this year. But for…
The last place you look is last for a reason “Why is it that when you lose something like your car keys, you always find them in the last place you look?” my colleague Sarah asked her mother recently when Sarah had misplaced her keys. “Because,” her mother replied patiently to her grown daughter, “once you find them, you stop looking.” When Sarah told me…
Meeting new people on a trip isn’t as hard as most introverts might think. There’s a secret tool that hides in plain sight available almost anywhere you go.
Extroverts and travel just seem to go together. But what if you’re an introvert? How do you have those great moments of conversation and discovery with others? A trip to Toledo, OH showed one way.