As summer approaches in the Northern Hemisphere, the warm weather brings the world together through music. From electronic music to folk and indie rock, there are hundreds of upcoming music festivals that will have you dancing all the way through September.
One of the best things about travelling is trying local foods — and if you can learn the recipe, even better. This could involve spending time in the kitchen with a local, finding the recipe online, or guessing how to make it from the finished product.
Back in the sixties, when hippies were fashionable and love was free, hitchhiking was a common form of transport. Nowadays, we're led to believe that hitchhikers will end up disappearing off the the face of the Earth in a dark and terrifying demise.
As a connoisseur of fine children’s museums everywhere it was a real treat to explore the downtown Denver Children’s Museum with my youngest. Because we’re always on the move it can be challenging to get special one-on-one time with the little one; so, whenever we get the chance we try...
Andorra, a tiny state sandwiched between France and Spain, has always held an attraction for me. Perhaps it's because it's so tiny, perhaps because no-one I've ever met has been there… who knows? Whatever the reason, I've always wanted to visit but have never had the chance -- until recently.
I’ve been traveling internationally since I was 15 years old, which was a long, long time ago. It was a great first experience. We drove in our VW Bug from California to Texas and then down that huge state until we had crossed the border with Mexico.
Do you remember your first time? Was it in the back of a bus? On an airplane? Perhaps a cruise ship? You’d been thinking about it for months, years maybe and it was the culmination of all your hopes and dreams. The place and the people you were with are...
Ask the average person about camping and I'm sure they will regale you with tales of overloaded backpacks, frostbite, sunburns, mosquitoes, dangerous wild-animal encounters, and slogging through god forsaken wilderness without end as they try to bond with some long lost inner child thing. As the parent of a two...
Along with airfare, lodging is usually the most expensive part of any trip. Given the choice between a week at a five star resort or a month, perhaps longer, of self directed budget travel, for me, it’s a no brainer.
photo credit: Rameez Sadikot Needless to say I am stunned. As a traveller we can prepare for bandits, corrupt governments and red tape, tropical diseases and minor to major accidents. If it hasn’t killed you then are still on the road.