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Holiday Cheer- International Style

Dec 22nd, 2014 Lynne & Tim Martin

Living and working outside the United States has been a fabulous experience for my husband and me for most of the last few years, but I must confess that when the holidays come along we have always managed to get ourselves “home” to celebrate with friends and family in California. We rent a house near… Read More

Greg Garcia Winter Picks

Dec 17th, 2014 Greg Garcia

Meandering through 5 of the 7 continents on a bicycle, Greg Garcia learned the benefits of traveling light. He joined TravelSmith over 20 years ago, and since then has been testing and recommending the best clothing and gear to ensure you have a comfortable and successful journey, whether you’re going around the world, or around… Read More

Museum Travel Tips

Dec 10th, 2014 Special Interest/Seasonal Travel, Travel Tips

Any travel guide will tell you it’s best do some advance research to maximize your time en route. We’ve put together a museum travel checklist filled with tips for skipping the lines, getting discounts or free admission, avoiding crowds and making viewing more enjoyable for yourself and “museum-challenged” traveling companions. Advance Reservations Required If you’ve… Read More

Tropical Resort Guide

Dec 2nd, 2014 Destination Guides, Special Interest/Seasonal Travel

After (or during) a long winter, escaping to a tropical resort sounds just right. Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean are some great vacation ideas for a week or two, or even for weekend getaways. But when we think of tropical vacations, we also have to include some more distant favorites, from Brazil to Vietnam, Costa… Read More