Darek's Travel Notes

Travel Advice from the Guru

GERMANY AROUND CHRISTMAS

If you love history and Christmas, or trinkets and special finds this trip is for you. If you want to see castles and Christmas lights, historical landmarks and old world charm this trip is for you....

PLANNING 8 INCREDIBLE TRIPS A YEAR IN ADVANCE

Travel is not easy right now. So, alongside the latest COVID-19 travel rules and restrictions, we want to dare you to dream of travel so that when the world opens its doors again, you’ll be...

8 MOST TRAVELLED PLACES IN THE WORLD

Stumped for places to go on your next vacation? Here are the top eight and a list of activities you can do while you’re there, based on 2018 Tourism Report from the World Tourism Organization. ...

HOW TO SAVE FOR YOUR TRIP

Budgeting isn’t rocket science, it’s just not easy. It is all behavior, self-control.  ~ Andrew Dodd, Go Global “Finance Guy”   For many individuals and families money is not a...

TRAVEL CHANGES YOU

I (Wendy) have two trips planned for this year, both involving new places. As I have received updates about them I am reminded about how far I’ve come, and how I have grown. Generally this...

TO DO OR NOT TO DO: TRAVEL WITH A GUIDE

I have travelled many times, but only one other time with my husband, and that was prior to us being married with a group of friends. So, in December of 2019 when the world was a little less crazy we...

SURVIVING THAT LONG INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT

For whatever reason, I have never in 30 years of travel been able to fall asleep on a plane. I guess I feel the I need to be on standby in case the pilot needs me for anything important. And I want...

TRAVEL SAFELY: PREPARED, WITH EYES OPEN

There was this one time…got your attention did I? Well, there was one time which I swore we need never discuss, however, I will share it with you here in the hopes you can avoid the mistake I...

HOW WE HANDLE TRAVEL FEARS

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ― J.K. Rowling   Before you will have the adventure of a lifetime you must first decide to go. You must endeavor to set goals...

GETTING READY FOR AN INTERNATIONAL TRIP

Traveling internationally can be both exhilarating and a very daunting task. The following checklist should provide you with the confidence that you are ready to travel abroad! 1. Go to the doctor...