Enjoy Travel…On Purpose

I was recently interviewed for an article on traveling with purpose. It got me thinking about traveling beyond sun and sand. Finding a sense of purpose while traveling (or anytime) starts with the right attitude and keeping an open mind. Travel offers so much opportunity to enrich one’s life if you are open to it. Take in the cultural differences. …

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Fall into Travel

I love the fall. Fresh air and bright leaves. While any time is a great time for travel, there is something special about planning a road this time of year. Need some ideas? Pumpkin picking is a perfect fall family activity. How about taking a stroll in an historic town or enjoying a brisk hike. Consider a weekend stay at a bed and breakfast. Missing summer already? …

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Home Sweet Home

Many people think of travel in terms of vacation or going abroad. But travel, by definition, is a journey. In reality, most people travel somewhere every day. Have you ever taken the time to “travel” in your own town? Explored all that your state or even city has to offer?

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Sounds like a plan

Ahh…summertime. Sandals, suntan lotion and for many of us, travel. Whether you are taking a weekend trip, family vacation or visiting friends and family, a great travel trip is plan ahead. Many families travel with kids in the summer. Planning ahead becomes even more important. Pack games and books to keep them busy for the plane or car ride. When you think games, think beyond videos games. Be creative.

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Lost luggage? Make lemonade

I’m a big believer in not sweating the small stuff. With that said, no one wants unnecessary surprises especially when it comes to traveling. We can’t always control circumstances but we can try to plan for them. That’s why I’m going to share with you what I consider THE best tip ever when it comes to traveling. Drumroll please…

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Get (inter) active!

For me, so much of the joy from travel and from being in the travel industry is the people I meet. I truly enjoy getting to know people. Especially you! I have “met” so many interesting people who follow us on social media and post on our site. Everyone has a story. The stories you share on our You Share …

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Let Me Show You Around

I saw lots of blizzards and snow when I lived up north. Then I moved to a warm climate where a cold winter is defined by the temperature dropping below 80 and we can’t wear flip flops. For me it was a good decision. Nothing wrong with palm trees.

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Been there, Haven’t done that

We have all heard of New Years resolutions,but I was thinking…how about travel resolutions? I tend to gravitate to the same type of vacations (think sun and sand) and stay in the same type of hotel. Vacations are a great time to switch things up and try something new.

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And the award goes to…

It’s award -show time and the buzz is all about the red carpet. Who will be there, who will win and what will they wear. When I worked in television, once a year we threw a big office party and gave out awards for fun.

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Around the world in 80 days

Ah… New Year’s resolutions. How’s that going? So many of us resolve to eat healthier, exercise more and lose some weight. This year, why not resolve to see the world? I know, you’re thinking sounds expensive, it’s not. You don’t have the time, you do. This year- travel the world virtually on VideoGlobetrotter.

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