Have you ever found yourself in this situation: you’re at the airport, gleefully pushing over children to sprint for your plane that’s leaving in a mere four hours, happily standing in line to board before the guy in the wheelchair was even called up, when some jerk says something calm and level-headed like, “what’s the… Continue reading How to Survive Air Travel: Channeling Your Inner Jerk
When people think of Zanzibar – a small island off the East Coast of Africa, they often think of honeymooners, five star resorts and a big hole in their wallets. What a lot of people don’t know, however, is that Zanzibar is an Island open to travellers on any budget – even the shoestring backpackers’… Continue reading 10 Things To Do in Zanzibar on a Backpacker’s Budget
While we are here in Guatemala, soaking in the sun, I know many of you guys are looking for a winter reprieve from the crazy snow that has somehow lasted this long. Here is a bit of sunshine to brighten up your day by Tammy of Tammy and Chris On the Move. “You need me… Continue reading Discovering Cambodia’s Deserted Beaches
We're stepping it up around here at Over Yonderlust. Today we have a spectacular photo essay guest post by the amazing Amy Moore of Everything-Everywhere. Enjoy the eye candy! While snowbirds flock to south Arizona each winter, winter in northern Arizona is considered to be the off-season. And for good reason! It can get very… Continue reading I Spy SNOW in Arizona?
At Playa Linda, just north of the town of Ixtapa, Mexico, in the forest beside the dock, hidden away in the tangle of trees is the unexpected gem of a crocodile sanctuary. The area of Ixtapa was once home to many crocodiles. Before the government established the tourist town of Ixtapa, these ancient reptiles roamed… Continue reading Guest Post: Photo Essay – Crocodile Sanctuary in Ixtapa, Mexico
It’s cold in Montreal today. -18 to be exact, but warming up to -10. Yes, that’s Fahrenheit! So what’s a Texan like me doing in Montreal anyway? My husband Chris is a coffee taster – a coffee quality control expert. He has a golden tongue, a gift when it comes to the taste of the… Continue reading Guest Post: Baby It’s Cold Outside!
PhotoFly Travel club has been around the block and they’re just getting started. The group plans exciting adventures all over the world perfect for solo travelers and photography lovers. Check out some of the great photographs they’ve taken over the years... Contemplation 3 Our travel club took this photograph on a Kenya Safari in 2011.… Continue reading Photo Essay: Photofly Around the World
Today's guest poster is the amazing Jolie Goodnight - jazz singer, florist, burlesque dancer extraordinaire, and best friend of mine. She has such an enchanting life of beauty and class that I thought she would make a great contribution to Over Yonderlust after her recent trip to France. You can find her on her personal… Continue reading Guest Post: Provence Market Days
Guest Post: Thank you so much to Will for writing this brilliant piece about the other side of the coin - when traveling doesn't always work out for the couple involved. We have always been super concerned about other couples wanting to try out the same thing, knowing how difficult it can be. Read on,… Continue reading Guest Post: How Travelling Tore Us Apart: The Pitfalls of Moving Abroad with a Loved One
Welcome to the Blog4NZ series! =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= It wasn't long ago that we packed our bags and took off to Methven to enjoy some of its famous white powder. (Snow! What did you think I was talking about?) But things didn't turn out quite how we expected. If you plan to come to New Zealand for… Continue reading The New Zealand You Discover Riding an 8 Wheel Amphibious Vehicle