It might seem a little strange to visit a cemetery when traveling but sometimes you can learn a lot about a place, its history and people. Concordia Cemetery in El Paso is just such a place.
Nepal, home to temples, holy men, culture and history. For the most part, Nepal was closed off to foreigners until the 1950’s when the country slowly began opening its borders to tourists. Nepal is a beautiful country and offers everything from Jungles with subtropical weather to Mount Everest the highest point on earth.
When you talk about old Spanish Missions in Texas, most people think about The Alamo, The Mission trail in San Antonio or the Goliad Missions however the very first missions in Texas were established in El Paso. A tour of the El Paso Mission Trail can reveal some beautiful artwork and history.
I always see the same old boring list of the best jobs for travel. Every month or so, someone is telling you about the best jobs for traveling the world. The list contains the same jobs. Become an airline pilot, work on a cruise ship, be a dive instructor on a tropical island, be a […]
How dangerous is travel to foreign countries? Traveling to a foreign country can be exotic, adventurous and even life changing for some. Sometimes that life changing experience is good and sometimes not so good. I occasionally hear from readers about how dangerous certain countries are. For the most part those perceptions are not based on […]
Pack smart and only take what you need. Then unpack 20% of that. Expect things to go wrong because they will. Delayed flights, cancelled flights, bad weather and more are all part of traveling. Things are going to go wrong just pack a good book, fire up the computer or have a chat with […]
Travel Gear and Gadgets
You don’t have to pack these travel accessories on your trip but why wouldn’t you? They don’t take up much room in your luggage and they make things a lot easier.
In an earlier post I talked about the 10 must have Android travel apps. This is part 2 of the article and will highlight 10 more apps that travelers will find useful.
While looking at the best Android Travel Apps for travel purposes there are so many to chose from. I decided to eliminate from the list city guides, hotel specific guides, airline guides and the major reservation sites. I also eliminated all specific discount Apps like AAA because not everyone is a member of such organizations. […]
Blogging and Writing Tips
You have seen them and maybe even taken them or wanted to. I am talking about what is commonly called street photography. Those great photos that capture people and the culture in an authentic setting. Not staged, not posing, just real people in real life. When done right, and you get lucky, street photography […]
So, you want to be a travel blogger huh? I can understand why. Traveling the world and sipping cocktails on the beach while posting your latest adventures to your massively popular website.