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The Thumbnail Traveler · 12h ago

QUOTE #2 - Ray Bradbury

“We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1d ago

QUOTE #1 - Anthony Hopkins

(This week we're featuring some of my favorite quotes about life, travel or whatever strikes my fancy.) "You're going to be dead one day. Enjoy life." Anthony Hopkins
The Thumbnail Traveler · 4d ago

BEACHES - POSITANO, ITALY

Unlike the quiet and solitary destinations featured so far in this week's review of our favorite beaches, this one's all about the social scene. Positano, Italy, along the Amalfi Coast is a ...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 5d ago

BEACHES - MYALL BEACH, CAPE TRIBULATION, QUEENSLAND

Beaches come in all shapes and sizes, from the very tiny (Poipu Beach, which we featured on Monday) to the vast and beautiful Piha Beach in New Zealand (tomorrow's selection). Australia i...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 6d ago

BEACHES - EMERALD ISLE, NORTH CAROLINA

On the West Coast we typically think of beaches as bright, sunny places with lots of sandy places to sun and tan. Easterners, however, understand the darker and more fascinating nature of...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1w ago

BEACHES - LUMAHAI BEACH, KAUAI

Lumahai Beach, just a couple of miles past the wonderful little town of Hanalei Bay along the north shore of Kauai, is one of the most beautiful and refreshing beaches in the Hawaiian Island...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1W ago

BEACHES - POIPU BEACH, KAUAI

The ocean is one of my favorite places. All this week we'll be visiting some of my favorite coastlines. Today it's Poipu Beach, where I honeymooned some 30+ years ago. We revisited a coup...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1W ago

BOOK REVIEW: THE HAPPY TRAVELER, by Jaime Kurtz

(Originally Appearing in Susan K. Perry's CREATING IN FLOW column on Psychology Today Online.) At first glance the book THE HAPPY TRAVELER, by Associate Professor of Psychology Jaime K...
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1W ago

THE FRIDAY MARTINI

Sometimes it's the place as much as the libation. Sunset, London, dining on the balcony of the OXO Brasserie overlooking the River Thames. Belvedere. Have a fantastic weekend.
The Thumbnail Traveler · 1W ago

EXPLORING ALLEYS - VENICE

Of all cities in the world, Venice is commonly listed as among the most beautiful and unique. Both are fitting descriptions. One of the primary charms is that the vast majority of thoroug...