First Person Travel Stories

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Team Phun! in India - Best for Last
Bob's Indian dinner with Vijay the Camel Man and friends.

Looking Sweet Upon the Seat
A bicycle tour in Bali: beautiful sights and delicious coffee.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
A vacation with girlfriends can be a blast!

Team Phun! Meets Lawrence of Arabia
At the edge of India's Thar Desert, Bob finds cricket.

It's Only Change in Pockets
A lost rental car key will cost you a pretty penny.

Listen to the Grass Skirts Sway
Beautiful sights & swimming in Hawaii.

You're As Cold As Ice
Have you ever tried shave ice?

They've Got an Awful Lot of Coffee in Brazil
Where did you find the "best" cup of coffee?

I Need a Photo Opportunity
Sometimes traveling the world can turn YOU into an attraction.

I Fought the Law and the Law Won
International Driving License?

A Tale of Two Countries
Reasons to visit the Caribbean: white sandy beaches...

You've Got to Try a Little Kindness
It's free, and hey, you might even be rewarded for it.

Let the Good Times Roll?
Nancy is not sure you should visit attractions just because they're famous.

I Wear My Sunglasses at Night
Living like the rich and famous on Lake Como.

Stranger in a Strange Land
It's always interesting to be the foreigner in other countries.

Shop 'Til You Drop - Shanghai Style
Haggling isn't for the meek, but in Shanghai, you have to.

That Screwy Ballyhooey Hollywood
Hollywood Boulevard isn't as glamorous as you'd think.

Visiting an Italian Masterpiece
What's it really like visiting Leonardo Da Vinci's The Last Supper?

A Night at the Opera in Verona
Experience the spectacle and adventure of the Italian Opera.

Tapas, Cava and More Cava
A week with delicious food and gorgeous architecture in Barcelona.

I'll See You At the Movies
Nancy visits some classic movie theaters, and it's pretty great.

Sights & Flavors of Northbeach
Eating and exploring in San Francisco's North Beach.

Ball Park Memories
Baseball is an American tradition, always fun to watch.

Traveling as the Third Wheel
Sarah's sister is gone, and she's not used to being alone with her parents.

Rolling Along With the Honeymooners
Do you know how Travel Essentials came to be?

One Gentleman (& Three Ladies) of Verona
Love and cuisine in fair Verona, where we lay our scene.

Living Large on the Big Island
Hawaii's Big Island has a lot of delicious food and beautiful places.

San Francisco is Delicious
Street food by the Bay is always tasty and a fun experience, too.

Watching Die Hard Italian Fans
A great time watching a "football" match in Italy.

A Hotel With Character
Lodging can turn a good vacation into a great one.

Bandon Dunes Golfing
Bob finds a beautiful place to golf in Oregon.

Holidays in Europe
Christmas alone in London, and New Years Eve not-so-alone in the airport.

Chilling on Caye Caulker
Snorkeling in the blue seas of Belize.

Yodeling Through the Swiss Alps
Exploring the Town of Mürren, Switzerland.

Barging the Canal du Midi
Eight people on a barge in the south of France.

Spinning Our Wheels at the Tour de France
Front lines of the Tour de France.

Exploring Cancun
Eating delicious street food and visiting the ruins of the Yucatan.

Train to the Top of Europe
A train to Europe’s highest rail station.

Zurich to Toulouse by Train
Traveling by train in Europe is quick, easy and fun!

Here's My Number, Call Me Maybe
The Bestors' visit to our nation's capitol this July.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
The music, the food, the culture.

20 Years of Travel Essentials
We've learned a thing or two along the way.

Buona Sera, Signorina
Nancy has a few mild concerns about her upcoming trip to scenic Italy.

Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars
Spring Break in California is great fun for the whole family.

Destination Vegas
Opinions on Sin city's over- indulgence and excess.

Riding the Rails in Italy
Traveling by train is an essential part of visiting Europe.

Swiss Efficiency at the Zurich Airport
The Swiss are always on time.

Cliffside Dwelling
Sleeping in a Swiss hotel that's built into the side of a cliff.

Cooking with Chef Ranjana Bhargava
Bob and Nancy take an Indian cooking class in Chicago.

All For the Love of a Good Dog
Hot Doug's specialty hot dogs are worth waiting for!

Sleeping With My Clothes On
Sometimes, you've no choice but to sleep in an airport.

Have Yourself a Scooby Snack
Explore an abandoned resort.

For the Love of the food Cart
Food tastes better on the street.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Nancy is amazed by how close people will get to wildlife.

The Red Tree House - A Heavenly Oasis
Paradise in Mexico City.

It's the Way You Ride the Trail That Counts
Lake Tahoe is just as fun to hike as it is to ski.

She's Touching My Butt!
Sarah Bestor recently had her very first massage on a trip to Bali.

Hooray for Hollywood
Nancy hikes through the Hollywood hills.

Bright Lights, Big City
The High Line in New York City repurposed into a beautiful park.

Life on the Open Highway
See more of the United States by road tripping.

Rapunzel Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair
Do you dream of staying in a castle?

Dining Dhaba Style
Bob discovers that Indian truck stop food can be amazing.

Do You Want to Know a Secret?
Ask the Louisiana Bistro to feed you and see what happens.

Let Me Entertain You
Standing for a Broadway play is worth the low cost!

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