Choosing where in this vast world to visit on your next trip is no easy feat. There could certainly be worse selection methods than choosing regions known for fantastic wines and spectacular scenery.
Monthly Archives for June 2014.
Google Maps, Mapquest, Apple Maps and other online mapping applications have changed the way we all think about and use maps. But maybe not so much when we’re on vacation.
zombie12 writes of his recent experience riding the iron ore train of Mauritania. I had to look it up, as I had never heard of this particular iron ore train. But as it turns out, it is quite famous and fascinating.
Someone much smarter than I really needs to get to work on this time travel thing because I desperately want to visit the Soviet and Eastern European countries prior to the fall of the Soviet Union, as the posters in this thread were able to do.
Prior to reading this thread I did not know that Russia was the only country with a bigger land mass than Canada. I also did not know that Canadians had built a trail system that allows anyone to walk, jog or bike the full length of said land mass.
The three most popular posts/thread on ThreadTripping last week, as well as a list of all of the travelers and travel communities that were featured over the course of the week.
I think if Sir Freddie Laker were alive today he would be proud of Norwegian Air – the latest carrier to attempt low-cost trans-Atlantic routes. And the latest carrier to be to be targeted by the big boys.
We would all ideally like to visit the Trevi Fountain in Rome when no one else is around. Or ascend to the top of the Eiffel Tower or Empire State Building – just us and our loved one. But in a world with a population somewhere north of a couple million, is it possible?
Sleeping is typically a private matter. We allow ourselves to do it in our homes or hotel rooms, when no one other than our close family is around. With the notable exception of airplanes.
We travel for the experiences. We travel for the memories. And one way to capture memories is with photographic evidence. But perhaps we should consider more of a catch-and-release approach.