I’m beyond excited for the first installment of Weekend Wanderlust for One, an exciting collaboration with some of my favorite bloggers who show you how they’d do a long weekend alone and on the cheap. Basically, I give them a budget of $500USD and ask them to plan a trip to a destination less than four hours from their hometowns lasting three days and two nights for one … [Read more...] about Weekend Wanderlust for One: Road Trippin’ Harrisburg/Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Whenever you plan a trip, there are lots of resources in print and online for all the various things you might want to see and do. As I prepared to travel to Belgium, I did a lot of reading about which attractions were worth visiting, where I could eat the best frites, and how to make the most of my time there. But then there's the stuff the guides leave out. Here's my list … [Read more...] about 14 Things No One Tells You About Traveling to Belgium
I’ve said it before: Savannah’s a terrific walking city. Personally, I don’t think there’s a better way to experience all the sights, sounds, and smells of Savannah than on two feet. Your pace is (naturally) slower than if you’re in a car. You notice details more closely than you would when you’re whizzing by and quite frankly, unlike driving a rental car, walking’s free. … [Read more...] about By Horse or By Hearse?: 5 Unique Ways to Experience Savannah
I started 2011 with a challenge to myself: to travel more than ever before. To travel further, to travel better, and to do it all with my dignity (and bank account) intact. Outlining this year’s escapes last December, there were a couple of destinations I’d already planned to visit in 2011, but I needed to get the ball rolling on a trip in late winter or early spring. The … [Read more...] about Destination Next: Belgium!