Time To Get Out of Town!
While we wait for the snow to melt and endure another mud season, who among us has not given thought to getting out of town? Whether you can act on your dreams or must travel from your armchair, the following websites will take you to destinations around the globe. Bon voyage!
12hrs -Travel Guides for People like you
Anna Peuckert (writer) and Soren Jepsen (photographer) love to travel. They also love design, and music, and fashion so they established this website full of travel tips for people like themselves. -Somewhere between the backpackers and the luxury hotels. With tips that aren’t about money, but about great discoveries from all around the world. Organized by itinerary, there are journals and guides. 12 hours in Barcelona anyone? Gorgeous photography makes this site perfect for the armchair traveler.
The Frugal Traveler-The New York Times
Don't forget about this staple of the travel writing business. Seth Kugel and his team write a weekly column, sharing their experiences and offering tips for world travel on a tight budget. Perhaps Waikiki for a beach vacation or Tokyo, or Mexico or European museum passes or getting the best price for a rental car? If its budget travel related, they're writing about it. Follow The Frugal Traveler each week or check in every so often and read previous columns. Fun, informative and quick!
Use this website or mobile app to cost out your taxi ride for destinations worldwide. Not only will it give you the metered fare but also the tolls and recommended tip, totaling all for a true cost of your ride. Also find a suggested route with directions, taxi cab company names with phone numbers and ride share information. Easy and fun to use.