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The art of cropping: In photography, travel and life
Cropping is an underappreciated art used mostly by photographers. But it has interesting and important implications for improving your trip as well.
Get more from a museum by getting less
Ever get overwhelmed at art museums? Find out how to get more from museums in some surprising ways that make the experience more personal and even fun.
Gardena Pass (Passo Gardena): Experiencing the best of the Dolomites in one breathtaking place
Visit Gardena Pass (Passo Gardena) in Italy’s Dolomites if you want to experience the best of the region in one breathtaking location. A stop can be a short break on your drive or the start of a long hike through gorgeous scenery.
What to look for in a photo tour
Photo tours can be wonderful ways to improve your photography and have a great trip. But it helps to know what to look for and what to ask before you take one.
The value of the splurge: How to know when and when not to go all out
A splurge on a trip can be wonderful. Unless, of course, it starts to feel like an expensive mistake. Knowing when to spend the extra money and how can make all the difference between an awesome trip and one you regret.
Creating defining moments on a trip
The best moments on a trip, defining moments, often occur serendipitously, or so they seem. You go looking for one thing and then suddenly, something unexpected occurs and without warning, your jaw is dangling, your eyes expand to Ping-Pong ball size and you’re babbling like a baby or, conversely, bereft of any words. But these magic or defining moments don’t have to be accidental. The Power of Moments…
Explore Your Worlds: What it means and why it matters
“Explore your worlds” means embracing both the world around you AND the world within you to get the best of both, particularly when you connect the two on a trip to enhance both travel and life.
Travel and Terrariums: An unlikely combination
Too much travel can lead toward a renewed interest in all things home. In this case, it meant delving into the fascinating world of terrariums and why you might want to make one yourself even if you’re not traveling too much.