Why Travel? 5 Good Reasons

Why would anyone want to travel? And more than that, why would anyone think they need to travel? What is this burning desire to see what’s beyond your own front door or your hometown’s city limits? Why can’t everyone just be satisfied to “grow where they’re planted”? Well, because different people need to see and do different things!Continue reading “Why Travel? 5 Good Reasons”

Travel Well and Stay Well

It’s the Year of Active Travel! While sitting in a plane, train, or automobile may not exactly be active, I think the act of traveling–and how to stay well while on travel–deserves a mention alongside this week’s fitness-related posts. I’m reading more and more about people’s fears of illness or injury while traveling, and knowingContinue reading “Travel Well and Stay Well”

Travel Well: Gym-free Workout

It’s the Year of Active Travel! But let’s be real: you’re on vacation, and maybe you don’t want to work out. And that’s totally fine! My husband and I both like to work out when we travel because it helps us beat jet lag and keeps us strong and alert when we do the activeContinue reading “Travel Well: Gym-free Workout”

Travel Well: Preventing Injury

It’s the Year of Active Travel! My sweet husband and I love to try new things and stay active when we travel. There are too many beautiful things to see and places to go in the world, and you can’t see it all from the sitting position. Yesterday’s post was all about warming up andContinue reading “Travel Well: Preventing Injury”

Dogwood Manor B&B

Do you love B&Bs? Me, too! There is something so homey about being in a unique room, in a house with character, in a place that has a story. Those are things a sterile hotel with beige wall paint and impersonal service cannot give you. I was headed to Huntsville for a few days and needed a greatContinue reading “Dogwood Manor B&B”

Travel Revolution: Changing the Way You Travel

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! This week, I’m letting you in on my secret weapons: products that have revolutionized the way I travel. Travel harder, not smarter, my friends. Many of the photos below contain affiliate links via Amazon. This means if you purchase a product from one of these links, you will be helping meContinue reading “Travel Revolution: Changing the Way You Travel”

Tales from Tokyo

Originally published on 7 June 2006. This post is part of a longer series of “e-mails to home” from my first ever trip abroad to Japan! Ohayo-gozaimasu! (Good morning!) Time for more of Quick Whit’s World Travels. I forgot a couple of things about Sunday in Tokyo, so here are a couple more stories! Before we went toContinue reading “Tales from Tokyo”