Friday, July 25th, 2014

Travel Blogs: Best of the Week (August 22-28, 2010)

Image: churl As always, I’ve added more RSS feeds to my Travel Blogs Bundle on Google Reader.  Won’t you subscribe?  ;-) Here are some of my favorite travel blog posts from the past week: Hipster Haifa: Masada Street: You know how much I love graffiti posts!  Adam of Travels of Adam is currently living and interning in Tel [...]

I Found My Boston

Autumn in the Fens, across the street from my apartment. When I was twelve years old, I was accepted to Boston Conservatory for classical piano performance.  Every week, my mom and I made the trek to the Conservatory from the suburbs, riding the T until we burst onto the sidewalk at Hynes Convention Center Station. [...]

Travelers’ Night In — Water World!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, the theme was Water World — anything having to do with water-related travel!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a few travel tips and ideas! Here were this week’s [...]

Photo Essay: Beautiful Canals in Bruges, Belgium

Bruges is a quiet storm of a town: tranquil on the surface, yet fascinatingly compelling.  Located in Flanders, Belgium, not far from the North Sea, Bruges is best known for its romantic setting on a series of canals. Of course, Venice is Europe’s premier city of canals.  But Bruges, though it has its share of [...]

Tips for Traveling With Curly Hair

Having wild, curly hair is a double-edged sword.  Yes, there are occasions when it looks amazing — but most of the time, it’s out of control with a mind of its own! If you have wavy, curly or otherwise uncontrollable hair, you’ve likely got styling it down to a science: perfect products, tools and humidity [...]

Travel Blogs: Best of the Week (August 15-21, 2010)

Image: churl Once again, I’ve added more RSS feeds to my Travel Blogs Bundle on Google Reader.  Won’t you subscribe?  ;-) Here are some of my favorite travel blog posts from the past week: British Release Hilarious Etiquette Guide for the 2012 Summer Olympics: The hilarious post of the week comes from Bret at The Jetpacker.  I laughed [...]

My Night With Vanilla Ice

Image: BluEyedA73 Spring break for American college students is defined by the following: drink specials, beach parties, booze cruises, dancing all night long, beer bongs, random hookups, wet t-shirt contests and Joe Francis filming girls with low self-esteem, all set in beachy destinations like Cancun, Mazatlan, Jamaica and Panama City Beach. I never had a [...]

Beautiful New England — and Contest Winner!

As I mentioned earlier, I’ve lived in New England just about my entire life.  I grew up in Massachusetts, went to college in Connecticut, spent much of my summers in New Hampshire, and now live in Boston (for the next week, anyway!).  While I won’t live here forever, it’s been nice for the past 26 years. [...]

Travelers’ Night In — Animal Encounters!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, the theme was Animal Encounters — the strange animals we’ve encountered around the world!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a few travel tips and ideas! Here were this [...]

How To Couchsurf Without Couchsurfing

Have you thought about Couchsurfing?  It’s much more than just a way to get free lodging all over the world. The Couchsurfing Project was originally founded as a community of individuals who open their homes to travelers.  It’s a place to learn, teach, and exchange with people from all over the world.  With a free [...]