Published on November 21st, 2012 | by Charu Suri4
The Best Transformational Travel Weekly Reads, November 19, 2012
During this (Thanksgiving) week, we’ll be focusing on some of the best transformational travel reads around the web with a few that focus on gratitude.
In Plymouth, MA, Thanksgiving History and Kid-Friendly Fun, by Seth Kugel
Plymouth, MA, is where the first Thanksgiving took place in 1621, and there are parades and what not galore. It promises to be Plymouth’s claims to “American’s only historically accurate chronological parade,” and the sheer historic significance of this event, along with Kugel’s fresh and unbiased voice makes this a fun read.
In Defense of the Press Trip (or Why I’ve Become a Lazy Traveler), by Candice Walsh
In this funny and very candid post, Candice gives us pretty solid reasons as to why she has turned into a lazy traveler, and why she loves it. After all, not everyone is a perfect planner right? She’s certainly grateful–in one sense–that press trips do exist.
Receiving Mail and Packages on the Road, by Reena Ganga
If you’re a staycation-er, then this issue does not exist for you. But if you’re a perpetual nomad, then it might be a little tricky to collect mail. Reena has some excellent tips on how you can plan for old-school communication (or mail order deliveries) if you’re on the go.
Florence, Italy: A Love Affair Continues, by Jenna Francisco
Wander through the photos in this post and just get lost in the splendor of Florence. Jenna says that the city is, “the unrequited love of my young adulthood” and it is easy to see why. From the Palazzo Vecchio to the River Arne, she takes you through her personal journey, and why she’ll return.