Guest Post By Fran Wickner, Ph.D., MFT, speaker at 2012 Meet Plan Go San Francisco on October 16, 2012. Round The World Travel (RTW) works well for some people on a career career sabbatical, but being able to “Go Local” by staying in one place is another excellent option for those taking career breaks. Staying [...]
Shivering with ANTICI…..PATION*, I start the planning of a Big Trip. For me, planning the trip is almost as fun as going on it. First, I start with an inkling, a desire for a place. This knowing gets me a country or a destination. Then, I research, research, research on what to do, visit, and [...]
It’s kind of embarrassing. Actually, it’s really embarrassing for this former high school German club president and world traveler. I don’t speak another language nor do I have the aptitude to learn. Sure I can pick up phrases on the road, but for long-term learning, no go. It’s like my brain says “NO!” and shuts [...]
Forty women – readers, writers and travelers, wannabes and already haves – gathered tightly in the back of Books, Inc in San Francisco to absorb the travel tales of the editor and three contributors from the just published The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011: True Stories from Around the World (Travelers’ Tales) as a part of the monthly San Francisco Travel Literature and Lecture Series.
Travel planning is half the fun and half the battle of getting your Big Trip going. It’s endless to do lists and things to “wrap up” and take care of and one more trip to Target. AND it’s glowing, wonderful anticipation of your travel dreams becoming a reality.
Here are my foundational, go to links that I use whenever I start to think TRIP and TRAVEL. I always recommend them to friends as a place to start after you know where you want to go and have a Big Trip forming in your head.