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How to Create a Great Travel Story for the Entire Family


FROM THE 2017 Articles,

by staff

When you return from a family vacation, there is no doubt that others will want to know about your experience. They’ll want to know what you did, where you stayed, and whether or not you enjoyed the trip. Word of mouth is great, but you should consider using technology to help put together a more fluid and comprehensive travel story. Below, you will discover tips for creating a great travel story for your upcoming vacation.

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Live Tweet Your Vacation

Today, there are millions of people using social media. Some use social media on a daily basis. These websites give people the opportunity to chat with others from another the world and explore new cultures. Plus, they allow those that cannot travel to travel the world. If you want to really show off your vacation, you should consider live tweeting pictures and quick comments along the way. By doing so, you will be able to get everyone involved. This includes your family members, friends, work colleagues, and strangers from around the world.

You can use various social media sites for this purpose. Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter will all work great.

Using GPS Technology

There are numerous ways to save money for a holiday, and you can find plenty of viable options by clicking here. Nevertheless, almost everyone will be operating on a limited budget. The good news is that GPS tracking devices have gotten immensely more affordable over the past few years. In fact, most people now have GPS functionality on their smart phone. With this in mind, you should definitely consider incorporating GPS into your upcoming vacation and subsequent travel story.

By using GPS, you’ll be able to give everyone a breakdown of the places you traveled. You can even pinpoint the markers on a map for visual reference.

Recording Short Clips

Pictures are wonderful. As the old saying goes, a single picture can speak a thousand words. However, many people are now impatient, and they’d prefer to watch videos. While you shouldn’t consume your entire vacation by recording a film, you should definitely consider recording short clips from time to time. Whenever you find something unique and cool along the way, you should stop and record it. Say a few words and tell the viewer what they’re looking at. Your friends and family members back home will definitely appreciate the gesture.

Create A Blog

If you travel frequently or just want to keep a log of your yearly travels, you should definitely consider creating a blog for your travel stories. A blog will give you a convenient location to keep detailed records of your travels. You’ll be able to use your blog to show off your pictures and videos. Plus, you’ll be able to describe each trip in great detail. More importantly, you can guarantee that your blog will last a lifetime. It isn’t going to deteriorate with age.

Your travel blog will be something you’ll be able to pass along to your children, and they can pass it along to their grandchildren. On top of that, strangers from around the world can enjoy as well.

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1 Margaret Mendel
Twitter: @margaretmendel2
July 18, 2017 at 2:30pm

These are some good ideas. These will be come virtual family albums. Technology has made for some interesting oportunities.
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