Recently, we posted about the trips to North Korea that Mike’s brother Thomas made. Although Tara and Mike viewed traveling to DPNK to be more trouble than it was probably worth, Thomas’ experiences were generally positive. He saw the opportunity to visit and took it, and now with the US travel ban extended through 2019, Read Post
From planning a RTW trip to packing for a vacation of any length, this is your source for tips and advice when it comes to travel.
Although Tara and Mike love travel, there are still many (ok, maybe more than a hundred) countries that we haven’t been to yet, including North Korea. However, Mike’s brother Thomas not only made it there once, but had such a memorable experience that he went back a second time. Thomas seems to take gleeful pleasure Read Post
The Mansion on O Street in Washington, DC, is hosting a Meet the Authors event with us, Mike and Tara Shubbuck, for our book Create Your Escape: A Practical Guide for Planning Long-Term Travel. If you have ever dreamed of traveling the world, then you’ll want to attend this event at Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Read Post
We love practical travel gear. Our top recommendations every year include products we have used firsthand or heard or read positive reviews about. The seven items in this year’s travel gift guide are perfect for couples who love to plan and take trips together. Read on to discover gift ideas for friends, family or your Read Post
The Coachella Valley can really take it’s toll on a person. During the first weekend of Desert Trip 2016, we witnessed plenty of unprepared concert-goers who did not realize the days would boil around 100ºF and the nights would drop into the low 60’s. We’ve attended numerous Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festivals in Indio, California, and knew Read Post