September 3, 2014

Bedouin Boy with Goat

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This young Bedouin boy with his goat is enjoying the afternoon sun in Petra, an archaeological site thatís a must-see on any national tour of Jordan.

Three Women with Braids

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; † (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These three braided women wearing colorful wraps were photographed during a daytrip from Quito, Ecuador to the Saquisili market. This is where the locals go for weekly bargain shopping, socialization and sometimes to have things mended that they havenít gotten around to sewing themselves.

Photo Feature: Island Golf

Island Golf

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; This photo was taken on a recent island get away with colleagues. While Iím not a golfer myself, the view from the oceanfront restaurant inspired me to step outside as I waited for coffee to snap a few pictures of those who were out enjoying this particular sport for the day. [...]

Photo Feature: Hilton Head, South Carolina

Hilton Head

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For a beachy getaway in North America, try Hilton Head, South Carolina. Family friendly, great for Rover and filled with fun things to do for the whole family, this is a vacation destination sought after by many. Golf, kayaking, sand and surf are all on the [...]

Photo Feature: Road Warrior Travel Gear

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you’re new to the low-budget travel game, there are some important things to consider. First, you’ll be doing yourself a big favor if you get everything into one bag.† There are many times you’ll have all your belongings with you and less is more. Then, [...]

Photo Feature: Tower of London

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Traveling in Europe doesn’t have to be cost prohibitive. If you’d like your destination to be Wales, for example, it can be done on a budget.† It has much to offer travelers and can be seen affordably.† Belgium is another country to consider as a financially manageable European destination.† A visit [...]

Photo Feature: Florida Manatee

Florida-Manatee

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Even though it’s a popular travel destination, Florida can be enjoyed inexpensively.† Sarasota, for example, has a lot to offer the frugal traveler. Even the exclusive Longboat Key, which is part of the Sarasota community, can be enjoyed on a budget.† Daytona Beach also is full [...]

Photo Feature: Road Warrior

Road-Warrior

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you’re thinking of becoming a low-budget travel enthusiast, the first thing you need to do is figure out how to finance the travel. Then, there are several travel skills you should acquire.† Finally, refine your road warrior skills and the world is your oyster. Photo [...]

Photo Feature: Woman Applying Make-Up

Make-up

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For many women, the toughest thing to manage while traveling is cosmetics and how to look good on the road. Where can I buy the best and most economical travel-sized beauty items is a frequent question, as is can I reduce the number of items I [...]

Photo Feature: Quito at Night

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ecuador is a very interesting and inexpensive travel destination. Quito, the capital city, has much to offer to the frugal traveler.† From Quito, a two-hour bus ride will get you to Otavalo, Ecuador, to experience the indigenous peoples from at least 70 surrounding villages at the [...]

Photo Feature: VIrginia is for Lovers

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Virginia is a great vacation destination for domestic travelers. There are myriad opportunities for low-cost entertainment. Museums like the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, for example. Or any museum, for that matter! If camping is something you enjoy, the Shenandoah National Park would be a [...]

Photo Feature: Double Decker Bus, London

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For folks planning on going to the 2012 London Olympics on a budget, beyond air travel and accommodations, the next important consideration is ground travel. First, check with the local vistor’s and convention bureau for London maps. Then get familiar with the options for public transportation. [...]

Photo Feature: Yurt

Yurt

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you want to have a familiar place to return to that doesn’t involve an inconvenient monthly commitment AND you want to be mobile, there are several housing options that help make it possible.† The yurt is a lesson learned in the Middle East and Asia. [...]

Photo Feature: Antique Camera

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Who doesn’t bring a camera on vacation?† A few travel photography tips can help make the most of taking vacation pictures. Whether you’re traveling to New England in autumn, or going to Peru to visit the spiritual heights of Machu Picchu, your pictures will provide best [...]