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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.
How to discover your home
How to “travel” while sheltering in place The best thing you can be doing as you shelter in place is to find new, creative ways to stay connected with others. The second-best thing is to learn how to not go nuts at home. And one way to do that is to get to discover your home. Umm… Discover your home? I know: How can you discover something…
Types of souvenirs: Choosing the right one on a trip
Souvenirs can be cheap throwaways or powerful reminders of your trip and all you experienced. They can also serve as great gifts. Learn how to choose the best ones on any trip.
A photographer’s walking tour of Goerlitz, Germany
Goerlitz is one of Germany’s most beautiful cities but one unfamiliar to most Americans. Take this photographer’s walking tour to see the highlights and explore some hidden wonders.
Travel journal examples and how to get the most out of a travel journal
A travel journal can be a great tool for extracting meaning from your trips. But how do you set one up or use it to its fullest potential? Find out how.
Buchenwald: Why you should visit a former concentration camp
A visit to Buchenwald concentration camp memorial outside Weimar, Germany reveals many things about the past and the present, the world around us and, to a surprising extent, the world in us.
Find what you love
Use your trip to find what you love Trips provide intriguing opportunities to find what you love. And for me, the best moments on a trip — those powerful, defining, magic moments — are ones so filled with meaning and emotion that I wish to linger long and absorb them. And yet, I never quite can, for I must inevitably move on. That leaves me with a poignant…
Look up: The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia
When visiting The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia, the best thing you can do there is to look up. Its a practice that once you try it, you’ll begin to find wonders every time you stop and look up.