Travel without a car

Travel without a car

I travel a lot without a car. I’m a fan of walking, bicycling, and public transit anyway. Modern apps like Google Maps make taking public … Continue Reading

Netherlands trip report / advice

Netherlands trip report / advice

Has it been a year already since our trip to Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands? Hard to believe. Here are some tips I picked up … Continue Reading

Why do I travel

Why do I travel

Interesting question was posted on reddit: Why do you travel? Traveling has enriched me greatly for some wildly different reasons. Mostly, I travel because I … Continue Reading

Driving in Ireland

I knew that in the UK and Ireland, people drive on the left side of the road. I heard the advice “drive left, look right” … Continue Reading

Misc Lessons from Ireland trip

We spent 8 days driving in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Here are some miscellaneous notes: Clothes: Ireland in summer was in the 50s to low … Continue Reading

Most-used smartphone travel apps

I’m just finishing up a driving trip in Germany, and my #1 indespensible app has to be my navigation app. I just cannot imagine driving … Continue Reading

Planning a trip

A novice traveler on Reddit was nervous about planning their upcoming trip, and asking for general trip planning advice. I thought I came up with … Continue Reading

Things to do in New York City “off the beaten path”

For some reason, people on Reddit always want to know what to do that’s “off the beaten path” or “not the usual tourist things”. Well, … Continue Reading

Three short US travel getaways

A question was posed on Reddit: How can I use my Southwest Airlines Frequent Flier miles to enjoy a modest but relaxing US-based vacation? I … Continue Reading

Things to do in Cape Cod

Ice cream. Lots of great ice creameries. Most are probably closed in October. Lots of historic houses, windmills, lighthouses, mills to visit. Probably mostly closed … Continue Reading