Travel Tips

Leftovers…Travel tips and ideas

By Carol Rowland / November 30, 2022 /

I’ve loved all the leftovers since our big Thanksgiving meal, and that inspired this week’s article… Leftovers…Travel tips and ideas I love Thanksgiving leftovers – a little of this and a little of that. A plateful of tastes and samples. So I am inspired to share some of my little of this and little of…

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Sightseeing with the Hop On Hop Off Bus (Video)

By Carol Rowland / October 26, 2022 / Comments Off on Sightseeing with the Hop On Hop Off Bus (Video)

One of the touristy things I enjoy on my travels is riding the Hop On Hop Off bus, and today I share more about this popular sightseeing option and why I recommend it to learn your way around new cities. Sightseeing with the Hop On Hop Off Bus (Video) When I’m planning customized arrangements for…

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Planning Buffer Time to Start your Trip

By Carol Rowland / August 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Planning Buffer Time to Start your Trip

On a group trip to Italy, we had a little glitch with the transportation getting the group to the airport, but fortunately it all worked out. We had a lot of extra time built in, and that’s because I’ve seen what can happen, which inspires this week’s article… Planning Buffer Time to Start your Trip …

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Planning Travel Itineraries in the Right Order

By Carol Rowland / August 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Planning Travel Itineraries in the Right Order

Going to see a show on Broadway is one of my favorite things, and my experience of seeing some shows in fall of 2019 inspires this week’s article on seeing things in the right order… Planning Travel Itineraries in the Right Order One of the important parts of planning a travel itinerary is making sure…

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Tips for late night flights and jetlag

By Carol Rowland / August 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Tips for late night flights and jetlag

Learning how to best handle the pace of red-eye flights and get over jet lag quickly is a valuable tool to have in your travel pocket, so today I want to share some ideas so you are prepared for your future travels… Tips for late night flights and jetlag At this time of year when…

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Planning Trips with Limited Mobility, Part 2

By Carol Rowland / July 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Planning Trips with Limited Mobility, Part 2

Last week I talked about ways to plan travel that accommodates someone with walking issues, and I wanted to share some more ideas and considerations. Planning Trips with Limited Mobility, Part 2 Be outside. I think it’s important to learn about a city by being outside and seeing its people. One obviously easy way to…

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Planning Trips with Limited Mobility

By Carol Rowland / July 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Planning Trips with Limited Mobility

My article today is inspired by my mom, and our travel over the years. As she became more constrained in her movement and energy-level, I learned to plan very differently, so I share some ideas for creating an awesome trip while accommodating a family member or friend with walking or stamina limitations. Planning Trips with…

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Day of Embarkation Tips

By Carol Rowland / April 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Day of Embarkation Tips

I’m going to embark on the Azamara Onward for its Inaugural voyage, so getting to experience this cruise of the French and Italian Riviera inspires this week’s article, with tips for embarkation day… Day of Embarkation Tips Last week I shared some tips on preparing for embarkation day for a cruise, and today I continue…

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Prepping for Cruise Embarkation

By Carol Rowland / April 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Prepping for Cruise Embarkation

There are always some preparation tips to make any journey go smoother, so today I share a few ideas for preparing ahead for cruise embarkation… Prepping for Cruise Embarkation Before you head to the port for embarkation, there are some things you can do ahead of time at home to make that process go smoothly.…

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What’s your travel mindset?

By Carol Rowland / March 30, 2022 / Comments Off on What’s your travel mindset?

As travel ramps up more, mixed in with all those amazing destinations and fun experiences can be some of the realities of travel – delayed flights, difficult receptionists, confusion on where things are, etc. How you handle some of those inconveniences will greatly affect your overall perception of the trip. A recent travel issue and…

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