Hawaiian Islands: Do You Want Vacation in Maui?

For me, the magic of Hawaii comes from the stillness, the sea, the stars.  –Joanne Harris Recently, I read a travel guide about Maui, Hawaii from Travel+Leisure magazine. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned traveler or embarking on your first Hawaiian... READ MORE

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Travel

Do you want to see the world? Or are you traveling because of your husband, wife, boyfriend, or girlfriend makes you? Maybe they say something like, “If you love me, you’ll travel with me.” That’s called manipulation, and you may want to reevaluate your relationship... READ MORE

Thanksgiving: How to Navigate Your Holiday Travel

Can you believe that Thanksgiving in the U.S. is upon us? I can’t! It seems as if the month of November has been one dramatic event after another, at least for me. In the U.S., we had a heated (and still dramatic) presidential election. Personally, I’ve... READ MORE

Are You Ready to Solo Travel to Edinburgh, Scotland?

In August 2007, I wrote the following article (updated) about my solo travel to Edinburgh, Scotland to experience the International Fringe Festival. Remember, you can choose to feel the fear of solo travel and do it anyway. Why? Because the opportunity can benefit you... READ MORE

Want to Start Traveling? Explore Your Own Backyard

Want to Start Traveling? Explore Your Own Backyard

When you think of traveling, you probably have visions of exotic countries dancing in your head.

Maybe you see India, or perhaps Cambodia.

You may imagine yourself on a Kenyan safari where you see lions, elephants, zebras, and other magnificent wildlife against the incredible backdrop of the African sky. The sounds and sights penetrate your body, mind and soul.

Travel has no limit. After all, there are several continents to explore and experience, each with a unique culture and history that has had a hand in shaping the world today.

And yet, you still haven’t begun to travel. Why not? Maybe you believe you have to jet off to a faraway country in order to gain your traveler’s legs or even be considered a legitimate traveler. Think again.

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These Travel Quotes Will Motivate You to Travel More

These Travel Quotes Will Motivate You to Travel More

How long has it been since you’ve traveled? If it’s been some time, you may have slipped into a travel rut and need a boost to motivate you to plan your next adventure with some of my favorite travel quotes.

I understand that life happens and traveling may not be a priority at the moment. But this doesn’t mean you can’t think about planning a vacation, even if it’s for next year.

Don’t give up on exploring the world because you may regret it. Even if you went away for the weekend, it’s better than doing nothing at all.

Life’s too short to not follow your dreams and heart. Besides, you never know what you may discover when you’re halfway across your country, or the world.

I hope the following travel quotes inspire you to start thinking about and planning your next adventure. Isn’t it time to explore a part of the world, even a part of your soul, that’s been dying for you to visit and get to know?

Read the following words when you need inspiration, a reminder about why it’s important for you to travel.

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The “Travel Agent is Obsolete” Myth Debunked

The “Travel Agent is Obsolete” Myth Debunked

The time has come to bust the myths about travel agents.

“Don’t use a travel agent” is TERRIBLE advice.

The question is why?

A travel agent can actually be a great resource for you.

He or she can help you plan your dream vacation and reduce your stress because you won’t have to search hundreds of online travel sites to find the travel package you want.

So, what’s the problem?

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