Don’t Be a Tourist, Be a Traveler – Tourist vs Traveler

I love the quote, be a traveler, not a tourist. Many people may not get this, or like me, have a hard time letting go of wanting to see everything. I have gotten much better at this, but, it’s still hard for me. However, as we travel more, and it becomes more of a focus for us, I find it easier. I know I want to see more, but I also know, I plan to go back one day. I can give up a few things and look forward to going back to see them on another trip. With this in mind, I decided to break down the difference of a tourist vs traveler . Continue reading “Don’t Be a Tourist, Be a Traveler – Tourist vs Traveler”

All Aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

There is nothing like a train trip, except a scenic fall train trip in October for your birthday. Gene and I went to Durango, CO one year and took a train trip on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. It was phenomenal and breathtaking. I couldn’t believe the amazing views around every turn. The best part was that the tickets were a gift from a customer at my former company.  That just made it even sweeter.  Continue reading “All Aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad”

Canadian Snow Train – Toronto to Vancouver

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As summer ends and we are looking toward the holidays, it is a great time to start thinking about your winter travel plans. Why not do something different and travel on the snow train from Toronto to Vancouver? Nothing shows you Canada like the train. Book your 2015/2016 winter vacation with Vacations by Rail now and save up to $800 per couple. The link also has an itinerary. They are now booking starting October 16th. Continue reading “Canadian Snow Train – Toronto to Vancouver”