Category for Travel Stories

Illustration News: New Road Trip Sticker Pack for Pic Collage App

Posted by • September 8, 2017 • Art on the Go ,On Location ,Road Trips ,Travel Stories Add Comment
Road Trip Sticker Pack for Pic Collage by Wanderlust Designer

I’m sure many of you know– I am a huge fan of a good road trip! There’s just nothing like packing up your car and heading out onto the long highway to places unknown

On Location: Road Trip – Soaking Up the Sun and Surf in Baja California, Mexico

Soaking Up the Sun Down Baja California, Mexico by Wanderlust Designer

The holidays are over and winter weather has set in for us Northern Hemisphere folk. If you’re like me, this is the signal that it’s time to make some plans for a warm weather

On Location: The Dilapidated Grandeur of Old Havana

Posted by • June 8, 2016 • Cities to Explore ,On Location ,Travel Stories 1 Comment
Colorful Havana Cuba (Drawings and Story by Wanderlust Designer)

As our tour bus turned on to the famed Malecón, my extended family of 18 all vied to get a good view. We were eager to see the shiny, vintage American cars, check out

Travel Story: Love Locks – True Romance or Touristy Gimmick?

Posted by • February 18, 2014 • Travel Stories 1 Comment
Locks of Love on the Pont des Arts, Paris by Wanderlust Designer

As the sun dips low on the horizon, the bridge railing begins to sparkle a brilliant gold. Thousands of padlocks fixed to the chain rail illuminate, radiating their “love.” The Pont des Arts is

Travel Story: The Galápagos Islands – A Family Adventure of a Lifetime

Posted by • January 22, 2014 • Countries to Experience ,On Location ,Travel Stories Add Comment
A Family Adventure in the Galápagos Islands by Wanderlust Designer

Finding our Sea Legs and Discovering Something to Please Everyone from Ages 8-78 As we stepped aboard our home for the next 8 days, we were greeted with some severe rocking. Up, down, up, down,

Travel Stories: The Bouquinistes of Paris

Travel Sketch of the Bouquinistes of Paris by Wanderlust Designer

I can still vividly remember the first time I visited Paris. I flew solo as a teen from San Francisco to Charles de Gaulle to meet up with my parents who had already been

Culture: A Cure for Reverse Culture Shock- Become a Tourist in Your Own Town

Posted by • September 24, 2013 • Culture ,Travel Stories 1 Comment
A Cure for Reverse Culture Shock: Get on a Bus by Wanderlust Designer

There’s a bus that trundles through my neighborhood several times a day. I’m not sure where it stops or where it’s going, but I’m going to get on it. I’m craving an adventure. I’ve

Travel Story: The Bells of Notre Dame

Posted by • September 13, 2013 • Neighborhoods to Wander ,On Location ,Travel Stories Add Comment
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris at Sunset by Wanderlust Designer

Paris is such a magical city. The monuments are icons known world wide; the Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur, L’Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame. Regardless of where I am, I can close my eyes and

Travel Story: The Art of Packing

Posted by • August 30, 2013 • Travel Stories Add Comment
The Art of Packing: A Travel Story by Wanderlust Designer

I have never been a light packer. Although I’m not that crazy lady with 3 bags and a suitcase for cosmetics, I do tend to pack my fair share of clothes for a trip.

Travel Stories: Peru, South America, Map of Day One

Day One Peru, South America: A Rough Start Leads to a Little Piece of Heaven

My family’s adventure to Peru last summer was amazing. Our kids were quite the troopers– up before dawn many times, long travel days, and even educational seminars… and they still had a blast. The first