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4 Ways to Travel with a Mobile Phone If you want to travel to outside your own country you are probably going to want to keep in touch with someone. Maybe you want the convenience of calling for confirmation of bookings, or maybe you want to call home. If you are on a trip with other people who want to do separate things during the day you mi [...]

Episode 8 – The Oktoberfest in ...

Oktoberfest Cookies
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hello and welcome to the Journey Journal Online travel podcast. This episode I will talk about planning and taking a trip to Munich, Germany for the annual Oktoberfest. I just returned from my third trip, and I had a fun time once again. You can get excited about going any time of year, but I sugges [...]

The Oktoberfest Experience

Hippodrom tent at Oktoberfest
The Oktoberfest Experience, an Essay I am on a train underground with what feels like several hundred people, or maybe a thousand. A few of my friends with me are dressed in their lederhosen and dirndls, the traditional dress of Bavaria, and a few of us are in regular street clothes. We are heading through the underground station to a set of [...]

Plan your next big trip or two –...

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Do you have that big dream of taking a trip through Europe? How about seeing the Great Wall, or skiing in Chile? Maybe you dream of a secluded cabin somewhere in the wilds of Canada. Whatever your big ideas, don’t discount them because they are too big, too expensive, or think that you’ll do that “some day”.  The first [...]

Episode 7 – Road Tripping to Sa...

Savannah Live Oaks
Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode of the podcast I’ll tell you about a road trip I took in a large loop from my home in Cleveland, OH to Savannah, GA and back. There are some fun places to visit in between, and I’ll tell you about a few of those too. Also I want to give you some of my tips for taking a road trip. So [...]

How a Passport Changed My Life

US Passports
A call out of the blue US Passport A friend called me up on the phone to ask if I had a passport. I replied that I did not. “Go get one NOW and get it expedited if you have to”, he said. “British Airways just started service from Denver to London and they have a crazy introductory fare of $300.” This friend, we’l [...]

Episode 6 – New York City

New York Sunrise
Podcast: Play in new window | Download New York Sunrise by JefferyTurner, on Flickr Journey Journal Online Episode Six – New York City Welcome to show number 6 of the Journey Journal Online Travel Podcast. My name is Lee Wiegman and I’m here to tell you about traveling, vacations and to share my experiences. Hopefully, I can bring [...]

Craft Brewing in Denver, Colorado

Three small glasses of craft brew
Craft brewing has got to be one of the top tourism draws in Denver, and if it isn’t, it should be. Besides hosting the Great American Beer Festival in October, Denver has become a hotbed of brewing activity with some very small to pretty large scale craft breweries producing some really good and adventurous beers. On my recent trip to t [...]

Episode 5 – Outer Banks Beach H...

Figures on an Outer Banks Beach
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Journey Journal Online Travel Podcast Episode 5, Outer Banks Beach House Relax on the beach. Welcome to the Journey Journal Online travel podcast about traveling, vacations and trips that you can take. My name is Lee Wiegman and I want to help you get the most out of your vacation. This episode I [...]

Book Review: Long Way Round

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I know this isn’t a new book. In fact, it was written eight years ago, so it’s probably not “news” to anyone, but it was a great adventure and I loved reading every minute. Long Way Round Chasing Shadows Across the World by Ewan McGregor & Charlie Boorman A travel adventure by two celebrities my be considered manu [...]

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