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Category Archives: Travel Tips

52 Reasons to Visit Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory

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52 Things to do from the Willamette Valley to the tip of Mt. Hood – all close to Portland, but a world away.
1. Tiptoe through 90 acres of tulips at the month-long, Wooden Shoe Festival. This year marks the 25th anniversary, so bushels of new events are planned. Insider Tip: take the backroads through Monitor and spend your time snapping photos instead of sitting in traffic.

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52 things I learned in Kenya

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I traveled to Kenya this summer with the humanitarian group Reach the Children. We taught hygiene in primary schools, experienced the culture, and went on a safari! It was an awesome experience. Here are some things I learned while I was there. — Emily

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52 Perfect Things to do in Oahu

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1. Take a surfing lesson on Waikiki Beach.
2. Know how to surf? Take a paddle board lesson.
3. Go to a Luau.
4. Get a massage. Preferably in a private beachside cabana.
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52 Twitter Tips from Tweeting Travelers

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1. Pack empty plastic bags on road trips, in carry on – from Ziplocs to grocery bags. For wet swimsuits,runaway crayons. Garbage bag=rain poncho. @travelingmamas

2. If you are traveling with kids, particularly young kids, minimize logistics and stress with fewer accommodation changes. Ideally, check into a a single hotel, resort, or rental that can be your home-base for a week or more. @CiaoBambinoInc Read More

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52 Pieces of Public Art in Seattle

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[img_assist|nid=1105|title=|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=502|height=337]By Marion Head.

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Topless and Nude Beaches

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[img_assist|nid=1076|title=|desc=Besalú Spain|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=333]Do you dare to go bare at the Beach? The world certainly has some beautiful spots that allow topless and nude bathing. Here is start to some of our favorites. But we want to hear from you! Where is your favorite spot to sunbathe in the buff?

1. Black’s Beach. San Diego, CA

2.Clifton Beach. Cape Town, South Africa

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52 Memorable Travel Quotes

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Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Next Adventure

By Marion Head, 52perfectdays.com

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Things to do in Calgary, Alberta that aren’t the Stampede

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[img_assist|nid=1055|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=69]Calgary gets thousands of visitors every year in July for the Calgary Stampede. Read More

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52 Reasons to Visit South Dakota

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[img_assist|nid=1054|title=|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=502|height=328]Written by Marion Head. Read More

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