How to Make Your Vacations More Local

How to move from taking vacations as a typical tourist to finding more meaningful travel around the globe.  Learn how to travel ‘close to the ground’ and find authentic experiences that connect you with locals and the culture and ultimately spend less money on your next vacation.

“We all have to eat – but the question is where should we eat when we travel? Connecting through food has been bringing families and cultures together for years, and now there an increased desire to interact more locally and find more meaningful connections and relationships when we travel.  Doing this through food is a great way to infuse some ‘local’ on your vacation.”

Learn how to find local travel experiences

Posts In This Series:

Celebrating the Maine Blueberry

Posted by on April 18, 2017

maine blueberry festival

I heard the woman yell out to the little kids passing by, “Learn about farming AND get to see baby pigs!” Even though I knew her sales pitch wasn’t for adults, she had me at “baby pigs”. It’s hard to compete with the glitz of midway rides, cotton candy, and corn dogs; but the people […]

How to Find Local Lodging on Vacation

Posted by on February 20, 2014

local lodging

“If travel is your job – then how do you take a vacation?” I frequently get asked this question but unfortunately I don’t really have an answer for it. All I do know for sure is even after 7 ½ years on the road, I still love traveling – seeing new things finding new experiences. […]

How to Find Local Food Experiences on Vacation

Posted by on March 27, 2014

glorious food

My continuing series of how to make your next vacation more local focuses on food and how to find local food experiences when you travel. We all have to eat – but the question is where should we eat when we travel? Connecting through food has been bringing families and cultures together for years, and […]