Tours, tours, & more tours…
We asked travelers, writers, and photographers to send us their best recommendation for a tour, and we got some beauties. This month we have a virtual art tour, a self-guided tour, a walking tour, a safari where your eyes do double duty, tips for touring Hong Kong and help choosing a small-group excursion.*
Venice—Italy’s floating city, a walking tour in the city of magic
La vita è bella – life is good. Especially when you’ve experienced the magic of Venice. Traveling to Venice with a group of 10 friends for a Mediterranean cruise…
~By Michael Kompanik
Tour Paris’ Best Street Art – immerse yourself without leaving home
I came face to face with the Mona Lisa. I got close and personal with OBEY, BTOY, Bansky, Faith47, and Seth Globepainter. What an experience! I did it all from the comfort of my home… ~By Scott Kendall
Touring Hong Kong – 9 things to know before you go
Hong Kong is an exotic, exciting, world-class city. To make the most of your time in Hong Kong, there are a few things to know before you go…
~By Orsolya Harrach
A Travel Writer’s Life – an interview with Fred Mays
Grab a cup of coffee and dig into our interview with Florida-based travel writer, Fred Mays. Fred has been in media for years; he had a long career as an on-air newscaster…
~ By Fred Mays & TPM
Denver—America’s Capital of Street Art – a walk through RiNo
Denver, Colorado, is associated with the majestic Rocky Mountains, craft beer, and tech startups. Did you know it’s been called the country’s street art capital?
~By Darla Graff
Do You Hate Group Tours? – tips from a tour leader to find one you’ll love
When people discover I am a tour leader for a group tour company, I often get one of two reactions – it’s either – “that is so cool! You get to travel for free?”, or…
~By Sharon Kurtz
The Kingdom of Eswatini – small-group tours with a difference
I have traveled solo on most of my recent adventures, and I am always looking for safe travel opportunities…
~By Levonne Louie
Monroeville—Literary Capital of Alabama & Home to Mockingbirds
The “Literary Capital of Alabama,” Monroeville, Alabama, will always be synonymous with Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, To Kill A Mockingbird. The author is by far Monroeville’s most recognized citizen…
~By Charlene Scott
How Postcards Became My Favorite Souvenir
It had been 30-years since I’d mailed the postcard from Paris. Framed in black, it sat among my friend’s photos of family, friends, life events, and holidays. I asked, “How did my Arch de Triumph postcard make it to the rogue’s gallery?”…
~By Mary Charlebois
Call for Submissions
For our December 2020 issue, Travel Post Monthly will feature stories and photos of Luxury Lodging. Tell us about a place you’ve stayed that was luxurious—hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, glamping, maybe a boat or…
*A note about travel in times of Pandemic
Travel during a global health crisis can be challenging.
-Double-check all your reservations before departing. Contact your transportation providers, accommodations, and tours to verify they are ready to receive you.
-Contact national or city health departments and learn what travel safety measures are in place before you arrive.
-Be prepared with protective and sanitation gear.
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Thank you for stopping by, Mary Charlebois, Editor
**Opening photo, Yosemite Sunset, courtesy of MaryGo.