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The Top 105 Travel Quotes – Get Inspired

We love to travel and here we list the best travel quotes.

If you know some more, please add them as a comment… especially if you might have one, which you created on your own!

Get inspired to travel the world:

“I’d rather have a passport full of stamps than a house full of stuff.” – unknown

“People don’t take trips – trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” –- Mohammed

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux

“I have seen more than I remember & remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“I still have 8 years to travel…...


Canyonlands National Park in 10 Photos

Last year I had the great opportunity to once again partner with Marriott International to highlight amazing parts of the country. One of those incredible trips was visiting Utah’s Mighty Five National Parks, which includes Canyonlands. While not as famous as some other nearby parks, it is no less impressive as I hope these photos demonstrate.

Canyonlands National Park Utah

Canyonlands National Park Moab Utah


Taking The VIA Rail Train Across Canada

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Post Last Modified – April 02, 2020

Trans Canada Train Trips With VIA Rail

One of the things I’ve always wanted to do in my home country, is to take a VIA Rail Train Across Canada. I can’t think of a better way to see our home and native land, than taking the Train Across Canada. In late September of 2019, we made this dream become a reality.

We chose to start our planned rail journey departing from Halifax, traveling westbound to Vancouver.

Our Journey Across Canada By Train

VIA Rail The Ocean Locomotive

We began our journey by flying from Vancouver, British Columbia, which is our home Province to St. John’s Newfoundland on the east coast of Canada...


The Best VPNs for Travel 2020: What to Look for and Why you Need a VPN

Before I started running this website and writing about travel for a living, I worked full time as a software developer, and I’ve always maintained a passion for technology.

So from time to time, it’s nice to write both travel and tech.

In today’s post, I’m going to tell you everything you need to know about Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs for short. You have probably heard the term before, and wondered what they are. Or you might have an idea of what they are, and wondered which ones are the best for your specific needs.

Whatever your reason for landing here, I’m going to share with you everything you need to know. I’ll tell you the basics of what a VPN is, and why you need a VPN for travel...


Solo Travel Destinations Vienna | Solo Trekker 4 U

Vienna is easy to get around and has an efficient subway system. English is widely spoken. However, having been an exchange student in Germany, I was keen on polishing up my German.  Vienna’s ornate architecture resembles a wedding cake with all the flourishes. The Opera  House and Musikverein are just two examples.

Vienna is filled with museums and tourist sights. Leading among them are the Hapsburg and Belvedere Palaces and the Parliament. You will also want to visit the famous Spanish Riding School. It dates to the 16th century and is known worldwide for its Lipizzaner horses. I was especially excited about trying out the fabled Sachertorte at the luxurious Sacher Hotel cafe. It is conveniently located right across from the Opera House. where it was originally created...


What part of the Drakensberg, South Africa, should you visit?

Deciding on what part of the Drakensberg to visit can be difficult.

I lived in the Drakensberg for over 15 years and of course I have my favourite areas to visit, but here, I’ll discuss the regions and their attractions briefly so that, when you decide to visit, you’ll have an idea on where to go…

The Northern Drakensberg is located about 300km from Johannesburg and would take about 3-3½ hours by road to travel there. The Royal Natal National Park is located in this region and the most photographed mountain peaks known as the amphitheatre, can be seen from most accommodation options. It is an area well known for its scenic beauty and hikes. There is an adventure centre open to the public, horse rising activities, a golf course and numerous walks...


Exploring Las Vegas Family Vacations – Travel Guide

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Post Last Modified – March 30th, 2020

A Travel Guide For Planning Las Vegas Family Vacations

Over the years, our family have traveled to and have enjoyed a few family vacations in Las Vegas. There’s so much to see and do in and around the city that are great for all ages, making Vegas an ideal family holiday destination.

Las Vegas has developed and progressed over the years into becoming one of the worlds premier holiday travel destinations.

Did You Know … The City of Las Vegas, Nevada now ranks as one of the favorite family travel destinations in all of the United States?

Taking A Family Vacation To Las Vegas

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Things continue to evolve and change rapidly as each year goes by in the city...


ETW #55 The Future of Travel After COVID-19

Learn more about what’s going on today in the travel industry and what the future might look like after the pandemic. Returning to the podcast is Robert Sharp, owner of OUT Adventures to share his experiences, expertise and predictions.

You can listen to the podcast here on this page or on any of these services: iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher.

Yes, by now I am tired of the 24/7 news coverage of the pandemic, but for once the news media have it right in regards to how important this is. We have never seen anything like it, period, the end. People keep comparing it to SARS and Mad Cow, but I was never quarantined in my house for weeks on end for those or any other crisis. This will fundamentally change our lives forever, it just will.

Since I work in the travel industry that is ...


Sky Replacement: How to Easily Replace the Sky in Any Photo

A common photography problem that you have likely encountered when taking photos is that sometimes the sky doesn’t compliment the scene you are photographing. The end result is that we get a lovely shot of some scenery or people, with a flat grey sky that really doesn’t do justice to the scene we are trying to shoot.

You might encounter the dreaded sky problem in a range of different scenarios, from travel photos through to wedding photos or graduation photos. What these moments have in common is that they tend to be time sensitive. You only have the one opportunity to get the photo, so you have to get the shot regardless of the sky.

It can come down to a choice between a shot with poor skies, or no shot at all. Obviously the shot with poor skies is really the only option...


Solo Travel Destination-Beyond Prague-Karlovy Vary

Solo Travel Destination-Beyond Prague-Karlovy Vary- For the holidays, I am off to the Czech Republic and the fabled spa, Karlovy Vary. Set in the north of the country’s Bohemia region on the German border, it is known in German as Karlsbad/Carlsbad.  It has been a top vacation spot for more than 100 years. While the hot springs are the prime reason for its fame as a wellness vacation destination, it is also a popular ski spot.

Solo Travel Destination-Beyond Prague-Karlovy Vary: Overview:

Karlovy Vary was named for the 14th century, Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, who is credited with having “discovered” it.  In the 15th century, fabled 1401, King Wenceslas IV granted special privileges to the town of Karlovy Vary...