Your Travel Tips
Please Share Them and Help Us All!
We love to travel, and 2020 was supposed to be a big travel year for us. Like the rest of you, that hasn't happened.
We're still dreaming about travel, reading about new destinations, and making (tenative) plans for the future. We hope all of you are well and staying safe... and that you find some inspiration here for YOUR future travels.
Your travel tips are welcome!
Reader travel tips add so much.
We all have different travel styles...
What works for us may be different than what works for you.
Browse our site and the reader tips below...
Then please add to them.
We started receiving your travel tips through our Contact Us page, but this is easier...
An Easy Way to Share Your Travel Tips
You contacted us saying "You should tell your readers this..."
...or... "This is the credit card I carry..."
...or... "I pack
The truth is, we can't think of everything. Some of your
tips are for things we already do, cards we already carry, but we
haven't mentioned those tips yet.
So we wanted to make it easier to help us out, we're asking you to sit right down at your computer and Share Your Tips Here.
That link will get you right to the form to start writing!
We've Collect Tips Anywhere We Can Get Them
Once when we were in Lahore, Pakistan we happened to meet an older
traveler having tea with the director of the Kipling Museum. We were
invited to join them.
John was driving from England to the south of
India. He had been making that trip once every two years since he
retired. In the alternate years, he made the trip north from India back
We called him John the Harvard Vagabond. (Yes, he was
from England, but he had gone to Harvard.... part of a great story for
He had many words of advice and travel tips....
Travel Tips From John The Harvard Vagabond
- Always find your hotel by about 4 or 5 o’clock... but for sure before dark.
times we’ve had the most problems finding a hotel were when we didn’t
heed that advice. We never kept in touch with our teatime friend, but
we have quoted him on many occasions when we’re driving down a lonely
back road hoping a hotel would show up around the next bend.
- Always carry some food and water in the car.... you just never know when you won't be able to find a restaurant.
keep the gas tank more than half full. It’s just easier than worrying
that you’ll never find another gas station in time... or that your credit card might not work!
- Always ask to see the room before you take it.People are happy to accommodate this request, and we've found they are not offended if
you say that the room is not quite right and you would like to keep
We read many travel magazines, and reader travel tips in them often give us the
best ideas from the whole magazine.
We have pages where you can write
about your travel stories,
...share funny signs,
...and tell us about your
recent travels, but we wanted a place for your travel tips.... and we're
We want you to share them! Just a small request...
We can't really publish a tip with only a couple of words, so write a little something about your tip. If we get many one or two word tips, we may try to combine them... but in the meantime, see what others have written below.
Share Your Travel Tips
Your travel tips are just as important as ours... we can't think of everything. So please do share your travel tips with us and our readers.
What Other Visitors Have Said
Click below to see travel tips from other visitors to this page...
Now wasn't that simple? We all thank you!
Find a few more travel tips at World Travel Options. We shared a travel story with this Aussie who loves travel as much as we do.
Happy travels... even if you don't travel the world... just remember that life is a journey... embrace and enjoy it! Judy and Mark
Curious about what else we've written about? Search our site for a destination or travel tip.
But... We'd love to have you share this page or comment on it…
Thanks, Judy and Mark
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