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Hidden places and how to find them
Your one-stop resource for how to discover hidden places on your own plus a wealth of books, websites and recommendations from travel experts
Ten travel essentials you should take on any trip
What are the most important travel skills you can have? Here are 10 travel essentials that will make the difference between having a good trip and having a great one.
The most important travel skill you can have
What’s the most important travel skill you can have? Knowing and then practicing that skill will not only improve your trips. It will make all of life more enjoyable and fruitful.
Travel and creativity
How to combine travel and creativity Travel and creativity make good partners, but often in surprising ways. We previously looked at how to use small trips, neighborhood jaunts really, to hunt for materials for two types of creative projects. One was making small sculptures. The other was making bottle openers. The intent was to help you come up with your own approach to combining travel and creativity by…
Make something from your trip: Part 1
Combine travel and creativity to make something from your trip Travel and creativity make such a powerful team, they should have their own Netflix series. Travel helps you pay better attention, gets you out of ruts and generates ideas you’d never consider at home. But at this time when we can’t travel, does that mean that your creativity has to suffer as well, locked down and quarantined? Not…
Meaningful moments in Weimar, Germany
Weimar, Germany offers many attractions. But the best, most meaningful moments occur when you discover for something yourself, sometimes that connects to deep personal interests, passions and purposes.
How to practice travel (when you’re NOT traveling)
Travel is a skill, one you can practice at home, even when you can’t travel to make your future trips even better. Learn surprising 10 travel skills you can work on at home.
An old way to see new: How travel sketching can improve your trips
Travel sketching may seem intimidating, but it’s easier to learn than you may think and the benefits are more than aesthetic. Discover the magic of drawing not just for the fun of it, but also to improve your trips.