Posts Tagged "gps"

Top Ten Travel Gifts for the Holidays

»Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Travel Treasures | 3 comments

Top Ten Travel Gifts for the Holidays

If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift for the travel lover on your list, here are a few of my favorite suggestions. 1. A great digital camera: While many of us have a good camera on our phones, you need something more if you are going to get serious about capturing those great travel images at a high enough resolution that allows you to make beautiful enlarged wall art when you get back home. For a good overall mid-range camera, I like this Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 16.1 MP Tough Digital Camera with 9.3x Intelligent Zoom. While the features are stellar, I also like that it comes in orange. Pretty and practical. You will want to add a good folding tripod in order to be sure you have some stability when photographing evening shots or to allow you to set up...

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Tuesday at Ten: Seek

»Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Heartfelt Treasures | 7 comments

Tuesday at Ten: Seek

Recalculating! Recalculating! Enter round-about and take second exit, then when possible, make a U-turn. Our Garmin Nuvi gps (who I like to call Greta), is not happy. We have made a wrong turn on our journey to find the Burz Eltz Castle in Germany. We are seeking, but have obviously make a huge error in our understanding of her instructions. We pull over and regroup, look at our old-fashioned paper map, reassess where we think we are and try again. While this scenario relates to our travel experience and driving in an unfamiliar territory, it applies to our day-to-day life as well. The dictionary describes a “seeker” as one who seeks. Someone searching or looking; primarily for truth. But I would venture to say that there are many in today’s crazy world that...

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Travel Tips for Phoenix, Arizona

»Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Blog, Travel Treasures | 0 comments

Travel Tips for Phoenix, Arizona

Travel tips for making the most of your visit to Phoenix, Arizona. • Book your flight to arrive as early in the day as possible so that you can spend the afternoon getting settled in and finalizing your itinerary. • Rent a car even if your family and friends say they can drive. That way if someone wants to have a golf day, you can still have a vehicle to get around to the spa, antique stores and museums. • Phoenix is a large city. Make sure the hotel you select is as close as possible to where you want to spend most of your time so that it limits the amount of time you spend driving back and forth. To find the best hotel options for your plans and budget, check out TripAdvisor. • Bring a gps or make sure you get one with your rental car, if you don’t have map...

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