Category Archives: Travel

Shanghai day trips: Wuzhen Old City

Historic Wuzhen is one of six ancient Yangtze River towns. Best of all, it’s just a short drive from Shanghai. Video by Black Buddha

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Source:: CNN Travel

How to Be More Interesting While Traveling

One of the most common questions I get asked by new travelers is, “Will it be hard to meet people when I’m traveling?” Not everyone is outgoing, extroverted, or comfortable in social situations. When it comes to traveling, introverts will need to work a little harder to interact and connect with their fellow travelers. In this guest post, Vanessa Van Edwards from ScienceofPeople.com shares her expert behavioral tips and tricks on how to be meet people and be more interesting when you travel (or just in general).
They say travel is an itch. For me, it was more like a full-body Read More

Source:: Nomadic Matt

Personal Journeys: A Beatles Tour in England? You Know That Can’t be Bad

She didn’t start the trip as a big fan. But after visits to Penny Lane and Strawberry Field, she feels fine. Read More

Source:: NYTimes

Flying High in New Zealand’s Fiordland

“How do you do on boats?”
“I love ’em,” I said gripping the seat of the plane tightly.
“Well, just picture turbulence as waves you can’t see,” the pilot said with a laugh.
“I know turbulence can’t take down a plane, but that doesn’t make this any more comfortable.”
The plane was jolted as we passed some high mountains. None of the other passengers seemed to notice, but I cringed with the look of someone who just got a thousand needles stuck in his arm.
“If something goes wrong here, we just fall and die! That’s just where my mind goes!”
The pilot looked Read More

Source:: Nomadic Matt

Hidden Cold War sites in former West Germany

Berlin and its infamous wall are the epicenter for Cold War tourism. Skip the crowds and check out our list of the 10 best hidden Cold War sites in Germany.

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Source:: CNN Travel