Sparkle #163: Travel with the Holiday Magazine

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I recently came across some illustrated covers for the Holiday Magazine, and was curious to know more about their content and readership. The Holiday Magazine was first published in the US between 1946 – 1977, and it introduced a new… Continue Reading

Sparkle #159: Illustrated Travel Calendars

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For me, 2015 was full of travel – both big and small. There is not a single thing I would change about any of my trips, except for wishing that they continue in 2016 and beyond! Discovering new places, people and cultures is fascinating… Continue Reading

Sparkle #151: Nature Travel Inspiration

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Winters are the perfect time to escape into the wilderness. The dense air and dark pines add a mysterious charm to forests, thus making them even more inviting during the cold weather. Imagine cuddling up with a cup of hot cocoa and your favorite book… Continue Reading

Sparkle #139: Minimalist Travel Tattoos

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I don’t think I will ever get a tattoo – it seems too permanent! What if I don’t like what I got a couple of years down the line? I also have super sensitive skin with a low pain threshold, so the idea of… Continue Reading

Sparkle #127: Travel Words To Love

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Sometimes travel inspiration can strike anywhere, even when reading a word! There are some unique words in English and other languages which beautifully capture the emotions of a wandering soul. If your travel vocabulary starts at adventure and ends at wanderlust, then you might want… Continue Reading

Sparkle #115: Illustrated Travel Maps

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We are celebrating illustrated art on the blog this week, and for today’s post I wanted to share my favorite type of travel illustrations – illustrated travel maps! An illustrated map comes in handy when you want to know the character… Continue Reading

Sparkle #103: Travel global, Eat local!

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Hello happy travelers! What is that one activity which you love to engage in when you travel? All of us explore different interests during our trips – sightseeing tours, adventure sports, extravagant shopping or local shows and entertainment. But there is one travel experience which everyone loves – the excitement… Continue Reading

Sparkle #91: Three Travel Hacks I Love!

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Given the amount I travel on a regular basis, I have become adept at testing and adapting different travel hacks to make my journey more comfortable. Travel hacks are basically tips and tricks which make travelling convenient, easy and effortless! If you search the… Continue Reading

Sparkle #46: What I wear on long flights

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Aloha folks and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! For today’s travel post, I thought I would talk a little about my airport style. As much as I love traveling, long flights make me miserable. They are tiring and uncomfortable, and when… Continue Reading

Sparkle #33: How to Pack like a Pro

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Hello wonderful people! This week on the blog is ‘how-to’ week, so for the Tuesday travel post, I am covering a tip which is important for every traveler – seasoned or rookie. Today I am sharing 4 essential visuals which will tell… Continue Reading