In the autumn of 2004 I had the crazy idea that I should quit my life and travel around the world. This notion hit me in late September, and by the first week in November I was in Europe for the beginning of what would become a nine month long journey. I didn’t give myself a lot of time to prepare, so I learned a lot of lessons the hard way! Note, be very cautious if you’re traveling during the daylight saving time or other time changing events. The reservation systems might not recognize the time change in advance and on some occasions you might need to reschedule or reroute your trip due to the lack of connection time.
And don’t miss the beautiful Arch of Constantine which sits just outside the main entrance to the Colosseum. The arch was built in 315 to commemorate Constantine the first’s victory over Maxentius. Wedding photographers with couples in tow flock to this area to get the perfect picture for photo wedding favors of the bride and groom with both the arch and the Colosseum behind them. In the photo, you can see one such couple. Can you imagine getting married in Rome? … Read more
The Okkatots Travel Baby Depot Backpack Bag is one of the coolest pack ever for traveling with a baby. I don’t think you can find one better than this; it can carry everything you might need for your little one be it a day trip or longer. Camping in National Parks is a wonderful way to see the most incredible, scenic wonders of the United States. The National Park Service has inter agency permits which are good at these participating agencies: National Park Service , U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. If you are a senior age 62 or older and you are a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, you are eligible to purchase the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Senior Pass. For a $10 fee you get a lifetime membership which allows you free admission and discount camping (usually 50% off) at the participating agencies listed above. It’s the world’s best deal!
Don’t read too much into the term Travel” mode. That is the context in which discussion of this kind of thing has come up. Think about it as … Read more