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Travel Tales & Tips

Meghan Perkins'

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." ~Saint Augustine


Welcome to Travel Tales & Tips! Our ultimate goal is to share our passion for travel and learning about different cultures with others. We publish Travel Tales–anecdotes and human interest stories from around the globe, Travel Tips–ways to save time and skip the lines, Itineraries–recommendations and off-the-beaten path destinations, Photos–images from around the world, and Reviews–honest input and firsthand accounts. We are constantly updating our content, so check back often!

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February 3, 2018

Obersalzberg is more well known by Americans as the area immediately surrounding Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest.  Below the mountaintop chalet lies the miles of underground bunkers Hitler ordered carved out by slave labor.  It now serves as the Nazi documentation center, which you can visit while waiting for your bus ride up to the famed vacation home site.  On the crisp fall day that we visited, the fog was just lifting off of the mountains, affording us a beautiful view contrasting so much with the ble...

January 1, 2018

Harry: We have to go there, now.

Hermione: What? We can’t do that! We’ve got to plan! We’ve got to figure it out…

Harry: Hermione! When have any of our plans ever actually worked? We plan, we get there, all hell breaks loose!

~Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II~

I always laugh at this quote because if you replace the names in this conversation, it could be an exchange between my husband and I about any number of our trips.  I plan everything down to the tiniest little detail, and then som...

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