Our Gift Guide Part II: Books and Gems, Not Just for Travelers

I May I Might I Must If you will tell me why the fen appears impassable, I then will tell you why I think that I can get across it if I try. -Marianne Moore [...]

By |2018-06-22T10:28:18-05:00November 29, 2017|Categories: Blogs and Experts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Our Best Overall Travel Tips: Your Checklist for Happy Travels

Our travel tips today are different from our tips three years ago. Products change, we change, and our style of travel is constantly evolving as we vary between adventure travel, house-sitting, road trips, tours, or [...]

By |2017-11-28T21:36:47-05:00March 8, 2017|Categories: Our Travel Life, Resources|0 Comments

2016 Books and Beds

Jackson Street Booksellers, Omaha In this second annual round-up of the books I’ve read and the beds I’ve slept in, I gotta admit I’m cutting corners on the reading list. Every year, I [...]

Three Expert Tips for Sustainable Travel

Lani and Paul with docent Ara Merjian visiting New York's Museum of Modern Art. Paul Bennett, like other subjects of Travel Past 50 interviews, has decades of travel experience and plenty of travel [...]

By |2018-03-10T12:26:42-05:00May 6, 2016|Categories: Experienced Travelers, Interviews, Resources|Tags: |12 Comments

The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women

After six years, I've settled on the four types of shoes that suit me best on the road. My relationship with shoes was defined early on. My mother regularly reminded my sister and me not to skimp on shoes; cheap shoes would hurt and not last, she warned us.

By |2019-02-03T12:09:40-05:00April 27, 2016|Categories: Packing Tips, Resources|19 Comments

Under the Weather and On the Road: 13 Ways to Feel Better

Silkworms in Bangkok Four years ago, at about this time of year, I was suffering from a cold or flu, and wrote this post. Judging from the photos, I was in Bangkok. I [...]

By |2018-06-29T12:22:48-05:00March 13, 2016|Categories: Asia, North America, Our Travel Life, Resources, United States|2 Comments

14 Travel Books for your 2014 Pleasure

One shot from Henri Cartier-Bresson's The Face of Asia. All of these books, save one, were published a long time ago. In fact, a few of them were published before I was born. [...]

By |2018-06-22T10:25:05-05:00December 31, 2013|Categories: Blogs and Experts, France, Japan, Our Travel Life, Spain, United States|Tags: |4 Comments