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Namibia - Evie and Kellie - Deadvlei

Empty roads and a full soul: Road tripping Namibia during the pandemic

By Kellie Paxian

Like most people who have touched down on the continent, Africa has captured my soul in a way that you just can’t understand until you’ve been.   Read more

Africa Experiences Rail & Road Travel
RV camper

Road trip tips: Spend less and make the most out of your journey on wheels

By Kellie Paxian

As airborne travel is still largely discouraged due to the pandemic, many of us have taken to exploring our backyards by wheels…   Read more

United States Rail & Road Travel
RV Camper and Stars

Traveling Route 66 and Crossing Europe in an RV

As we travel through Iceland you will hear about America’s historic Route 66 with Route Magazine editor, Brennan Matthews and Kat Bird of the Wandering Bird blog will share her adventures crossing Europe in an RV.   Read more

United States Rail & Road Travel
California Hike. Photo: Torrance McCartney

Giving Up On Perfect: A Road-Trip Through USA

By Torrance McCartney

As a child, the cinematic perfection and endless romance of America beckoned me from the warm tropics of my Australian home. By 11 years old, the first item on my bucket list was to road-trip the entire USA and experience the land of Patsy Cline’s melancholic tunes, from its dusty … Read more   Read more

United States Rail & Road Travel
Amtrak train

Travel greener in 2020 with these 5 incredible Amtrak journeys

By Katy Spratte Joyce

As travelers seek ways to minimize their impact on the environment while moving about the globe, Amtrak trains are standing out as an increasingly desirable option. The eco-friendliness of this transportation option is a big selling point, as the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that trains use about 50 percent less … Read more   Read more

United States Family Travel Rail & Road Travel Sustainability
Plaza in Whistler. Photo: Tonya Fitzpatrick

LEGACY SHOW: All Aboard the Alberta Train

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. During our coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Travel’n On made some new friends while traveling aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Whistler Express between Vancouver and Whistler. You’ll … Read more   Read more

Canada Rail & Road Travel
Calgary

Day Ten through the Canadian Rockies– Towards Calgary and Home

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Morning view of Lake Louise from our room.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick Our final day in Lake Louise, we awoke very early to take in the sunrise over the lake and mountains from our large picture window.  This place is so beautiful that it brings tears to your eyes.  This truly … Read more   Read more

Canada Rail & Road Travel
Aboard the Rocky Mountaineer through the Candian Rockies.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick

Canadian Rockies train journey on day seven: Discovering Banff

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Ian working away inside our Douglas Fir chalet.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick Last night we checked into a great resort—the Douglas Fir Resort & Chalets.  The resort is set in a wooded area above the town in a remote area and we were given a very nice two-level, loft chalet.  The … Read more   Read more

Canada Rail & Road Travel
Traveling along the Rocky Mountaineer.  PHoto:  Tonya Fitzpatrick

Canadian Rockies Day Five: A Happy Birthday from Vancouver to Kamloops

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

As we started the day a bit on the sleepy side, our taxi transported us to the Rocky Mountaineer Station on the outskirts of downtown Vancouver.  Over 500 passengers were gathered in anticipation of a long journey from the coastal British Columbia rain-forest through the Canadian Rockies into the desert … Read more   Read more

Canada Rail & Road Travel