Tag: travel tips

Tag: travel tips

Travel Truths: Do We Document Too Much?

Travel Truths: Do we document too much?  Lately I’ve been sharing more of my “musings” on Instagram. (Fun Fact. If you’ve been following this blog for a LONG time, you may know that it used to be called “Melinda’s Musings”.) 😉 These days, I’m still musing away, but in different ways and on different forms […]

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Taking Time to Reflect on Travel

  “Travel does not exist without home….If we never return to the place we started, we would just be wandering, lost. Home is a reflecting surface, a place to measure our growth and enrich us after being infused with the outside world.” – Josh Gates The world is getting smaller and smaller isn’t it? More […]

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How To Travel In A Big Group/Family

A few weeks ago Taz and I went for a week long trip to the Philippines for a family occasion on his side (see posts 1 & 2 of that trip). The above photograph captures just a portion of our group – we were actually closer to about 30 people. This wasn’t a vacation that took […]

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What’s In My carry-on bag

In just a few days, my boyfriend and I are leaving for the Philippines for a week. It takes a full day (about 24 hours) to arrive there from New York. Last September we flew to New Zealand, which was about a 32 hour trip. If I had my way, I’d bring everything I owned on the airplane […]

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Capturing Memories While Traveling

Before the days of Instagram, people used to share their travel photos on Facebook. Way before that, they used to take photographs on film, develop them, and place them in a photo album. Instagram is nothing like a photo album. My favorite Instagrammers don’t share millions of photos of themselves, their family, and their friends. […]

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