After planning for so long to visit the destination of your dreams, you finally find a great sale and get tickets. But then you start panicking!!! There are soooo many things you want to see and do, but you have no idea where to start! After all, you’ve never visited your dream destination, so what to do? In this Travel Tip we show you how to create a travel itinerary, so you can actually relax while on vacation instead of running around without a plan.Continue reading “How to Create a Travel Itinerary | Travel Tips”
Chances are that when you are planning your next trip, you will find websites that are in a language that you are unfamiliar with. The ability to translate apartment rental confirmations, public transportation journey planners and regional airlines’ booking forms will certainly help you to better plan your trip. You can translate any website by following these 2 simple steps:Continue reading “Simple Way to Translate a Website | Travel Tips”
One of the sites I use most frequently for travel planning is Google Maps. We talked about creating a personalized “things to do” list using this free service. In this post, we will show you how to create destination-specific maps that you can save for future reference, as well as share with friends.Continue reading “How to create destination-specific maps | Travel Tips”
Elvis Presley’s legendary life has become a fixed part of our pop culture. Even if you are not the most dedicated Elvis fan, a visit to Graceland should be in your list of things to do in Memphis. Not only is a walk through Graceland a walk back in time (the 70s, to be precise!). But you will also have a better appreciation of Elvis’ musical legacy and catch a glimpse of the life of the man behind the myth.Continue reading “Our winter visit to Graceland, Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis”
A lot of our travel inspiration comes from reading “listicles” – you know, those now-too-common articles that are written in form of a list. So next time you read one of those “10 Top Things to Do” about an area you want to visit, start creating your own personalized list in 3 easy steps:
STEP 1: Open Google maps
STEP 2: Search the recommended place
STEP 3: Pin the site by hitting the SAVE button
Once you have pinned the sites, you are already creating your own itinerary.
The map will serve as a quick reference you can look up when you inevitably forget about the list when you are actually planning your trip.
Soon enough your next trip will be Already Planned!
How do you use digital maps to plan your travels?
Let us know in the comments!