Packing List for Car Camping with a Child

Packing List for Car Camping with a Child Are you a last minute packer, or a pack-ahead kind of camper?  I like to pack ahead, generally over-pack, then spend days trying to take things out of the pile so I will travel lighter.  Regardless, using a packing list is helpful for guidance.  I have been…

Around the Corner Adventures: After Dinner Bike Ride

I ran into this couple the other day who had spent six years on a sailboat cruising around the globe with their eleven and fourteen-year-old daughters. They had fantastic tales to tell and I was all ears to listen. At the end of our conversation, however, they ended with the idea that they were hungry…

Travel Journaling

My grandmother wrote travel journals on international trips to Mexico, Egypt, Russia, Africa.  These journals are still around, dating back to the 1960’s, and contain accounts of her day, meals, and impressions of the culture, along with tips on the best seat choice for flying in a 747, notes about respecting people’s differences, and packing…