From Banff to Jasper – A Complete Guide to Canada’s Most Spectacular Drive
The Banff to Jasper drive along the Icefields Parkway (Hwy 93) is one of the most scenic journeys on the planet and is the ultimate Canadian Rockies road trip. You’ll drive past impossibly blue lakes, cascading waterfalls, towering mountain peaks and over a hundred glaciers. There’s a good chance you’ll spot wildlife on the drive from Banff to Jasper or the Jasper to Banff drive- it’s equally good in either direction. There aren’t many places in the world where you can see so much in just 288 kilometres (179 miles). If you rushed it, you could do this drive in three-and-a-half hours, but why would you? There is so much…
10 Ways to Travel More and Pay Less
Travel is a great way to broaden your horizons, meet new people and get real-life education and experience. Let’s face it, sometimes it’s nice to escape every day life and experience something new. It’s a little miracle when you walk onto an airplane in snowy, cold weather and step off a few hours later in a land of sunshine and palm trees. And who doesn’t want more miracles in their life? Many people would like to travel more, but they’re limited by budget and time. Here are ten suggestions for how you can travel more, use less vacation days and pay less. There are affiliate links in this post. If…
10 Free Things to do in Madrid
If you think you can't get anything free in Europe, think again. There are a lot of amazing things to see and do for free in Madrid, Spain! Here are 10 of the best.
Travel Rewards – 5 Reasons to Sign up Now!
Guess who's a new KLM Flying Blue member? Signing up saved me money on baggage fees. There are plenty of good reasons to sign up for free travel rewards programs. Here are 5 of them.
Havasupai Hike – What You Need to Know
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” When it comes to the Havasupai hike it’s about both the destination and the journey. Hiking in the Grand Canyon is absolutely amazing, but so is the impossibly blue Havasu Falls.
Fab Five All Inclusive Family Resorts
Families that Play Together With busy schedules filled with work, school and extracurricular activities, it can be a challenge to spend time together as a family. Sometimes you just have to get away from all the busyness of life and a family vacation is a great opportunity to do just that. Some of the best family vacations we’ve had with our four children happened at all inclusive family resorts. When the food and activities are included, everyone in the family can enjoy the holiday. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these links, Wander Woman Travel Magazine may receive a small…
Top Sites to Explore at the Atlantis Resort – Paradise Island, Bahamas
Enjoy Some Guilty Pleasure at Atlantis Resort I have a guilty pleasure – something I like to do, but I really shouldn’t. Whenever I see a high end watch or jewelry store in an over-the-top luxurious destination, I like to pop inside and see their most expensive watch or diamond necklace and try it on if possible. Sometimes I’ll take selfies of myself wearing the items. For some reason this amuses me. Some destinations are better than others for indulging my weird little fetish. I’ve tried on diamond encrusted Rolex watches in Switzerland, an emerald and diamond necklace in the south of France and a beautiful designer watch that was…
Phone Photography – Tips to Take Better Smartphone Photos
When you Leave your Good Camera Behind Have you ever gone to the airport and left something important behind? As I stood at the counter checking in for a red-eye flight, I realized I was missing something. My son had dropped me off and I had left my camera equipment in the backseat of his car. Since his cell phone was dead, there was no way to contact him. I was visiting three tropical islands on one trip and the only camera I had was the one on my lousy smartphone. Nobody ever bought that particular model of smartphone for its camera capabilities. To be honest, it was an antique…