People have a hard time believing I am shy. When I get to know you, I am outgoing and gregarious. However, if I am unfamiliar with my… Read more “Solo Travel for Beginners”
There is a kind of flame in Crete – let us call it “soul” – something more powerful than either life or death. There is pride, obstinacy,… Read more “Crete”
Highways and byways And long lonely nights. Sunbeams and river streams, Rough seas and stones. Friendless and sleepless, No tent is my home. This is my fortune… Read more “Nomad”
We live in a world that pulls us in a dozen different directions. Finding peace in our lives can be challenging. Here are some ways that travel… Read more “Finding Peace in Travel”
Who is the world’s greatest traveler? Well, that is a topic for debate. There are probably as many opinions as there are travelers. Celebrate these incredible nomads… Read more “Epic Travelers”
Travel journals can be a wonderful reminder of our trips. Years later we can open our journals and pour over our notes and mementoes, instantly transporting us back in time. While there are dozens of “how-tos,” on Pinterest, here is a brief list of 50 ideas to add to your journal to help you recall the places you’ve been. When deciding what to add to your journal make sure it is something small and flat to maximize the space in your journal.
Marvin Hartley Bell is a poet and teacher who was the first Poet Laureate of Iowa. Bell was raised on Long Island. He served in the U.… Read more “Time We Took To Travel”
The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked… Read more “The Road Not Taken”