Monthly Archives: July 2009

Gary’s Travel Wisdom – Tip #2

     Tip #2 – Pack Lightly — Besides the potential monetary savings (now that many airlines are charging for extra luggage or excessive weight), it simply make sense to limit the amount of clothing you take with you. Versatility is … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 75 – G.K. Chesterton

       Multi-talented British writer, G K Chesterton, said,               "The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land."            … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 74 – William Least Heat Moon

      This author of several travel books, including best seller, Blue Highways, wrote, in the aforementioned book,             "What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do — especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, … Continue reading

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17 Things To Do in San Francisco, California, USA

       The romantic city of San Francisco is one of the United States’ premier destinations because of the wealth of activities available and the attractiveness of the city. Here is my list of the best things to do while on … Continue reading

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24 Things To Do in Paris, France

      Paris, the City of Lights, is considered the most romantic city in the world. Its architecture and quantity of attractions is second to none. Here is my list of the best things to while you are in this enchanting … Continue reading

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Useful Travel Information #1 – Learn the Language

      Tip #1 – Learn the Language — When traveling to a foreign country, make an effort to learn the language. You do not have to be fluent, but, at least, know some often-used phrases, like “hello,” “goodbye,” “yes,” and … Continue reading

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22 Things To Do in London, England

      London is one of the world’s great cities and, as such, offers an amazing variety of activities and places to see, for the entire family. The list below includes my favorites and would require four or five days to … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 73 – Herman Melville

      Noted American author of Moby Dick and other works, Mr Melville seems to be seeking the ultimate in authentic and off-the-beaten-track travel, when he says,              "it is not down in any map; true places never are."   … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 72 – Daniel J Boorstin

     American historian, Daniel Boorstin, once wrote,             "The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes ‘sight-seeing.’"   … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 71 – Seneca

    The wise Roman philosopher, Seneca, once wrote,               "Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind."             This has been a common theme in my collection of travel quotations, the energizing of a person … Continue reading

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