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Do you love walking through massive formal gardens on huge estates, pretending you are one of the privileged ones who live there? Fortunately for most of us, many of these large estates are now open to the public. For a usually small admission price (necessary to cover the cost of maintaining these gems), anyone can stroll through the mazes, rose gardens, and gaze into koi ponds just like the hoity-toity.
If you associate Mardi Gras with vibrant colors and outrageous costumes, you’d be right! Joining the party is music, dancing, parades, and a lot of eating and drinking. This is, after all, the culmination of Carnival! Where are the best places to celebrate? Let’s take a look.
How do you keep all your ideas and bookings neatly organized? You’ve got rail tickets or airline e-ticket numbers, hotel confirmations, site tours, and shows. Now you need to know how to organize travel plans, so you don’t lose or forget anything!
Traveling can be exhausting. You are seeing and doing things every day that are different. You push yourself to go further because who knows when you will be back here again. Your body needs to be ready. This is why I take time to get in shape for travel.
So you made some New Year’s resolutions to travel more this year. But where to start? If this is your first time heading out on the road, how to plan a trip can seem overwhelming. There are so many questions: Where to go? Who to travel with? How much will traveling cost? What will I do when I get wherever I am going?
Travel lovers across the planet are frustrated because they can’t scratch their travel itch. Being stuck at home when you’ve already had plans to visit the next place on your bucket list is maddening.
Here are some of the best ways to cure, or at least try to indulge your wanderlust when you really can’t travel.
The reason for our travel is to help a family member move. My SIL finally sold her house just outside of Anchorage and is relocating to Bend, OR. This relocation means driving her truck and all her belongings in a U-haul the full length of the Alaska Highway.
Imagine the planning that goes into a cross country road trip. We are moving my SIL from Alaska to Oregon. 3 Adults, 1 Dog, a U-Haul & a Truck. Let the fun begin!
The International Driving Permit (IDP) is required in more than 80 countries. If you plan to drive while you are in one of these countries, you must have your IDP. Fines for driving without an IDP can be costly!