There’s nothing like a good book to make you want to visit a place. It’s easy to fall for travel narratives, but sometimes works of fiction can dive further into a destination.
When I returned home from study abroad, I did this.
It’s not your typical travel item, but this one made all the difference for Mariska when traveling through the countryside of Vietnam.
One way to keep the travel memories alive and well is to create your own art pieces for your home from souvenirs, maps, foreign currency and any leftover artefacts.
While travel sites (like Her Packing List!) can be helpful for specific knowledge, there are some great books that focus on other parts of your travel experience not listed in your guidebook.
We’re all looking for a way to re-live our worldly adventures, and for me that’s making scrapbooks. Here are a few tips for scrapbooking your travels.
Your camera or your memory card could become lost, broken, stolen or full throughout your trip, so it’s important to have a backup file of each of them, preferably in two places.
Our traditional rolling suitcases just wouldn’t be practical for the amount of traveling or the different terrain we would be covering.
Forgetting something other than a materialistic item can be just as detrimental for having a safe, enriching traveling experience – something such as manners, an open mind, knowledge of a culture, a sense for adventure and an inviting heart.
Some of the best travel stories are those that weave together the author’s story and the feelings with the place they are visiting. This is what I loved so much about Traveling with Pomegranates, a mother-daughter story written by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor.
Travel is a life-changing event, and by documenting and sharing your story, you can learn about yourself and impact the lives of others.
Julie Morey took to traveling South East Asia after her divorce and got into some memorable situations. Travel, Sex and Train Wrecks is her travel memoir, and we’ve included a short review in this post.