Paige Conner Totaro

Paige Conner Totaro has written 384 posts for All Over the Map

Podcast: How to plan a college tour

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In today’s episode, Karen Schwarz from EssayMom.net talks about how to plan a college tour with a teenager, and we find some deals for saving some money along the way. All Over the Map Travel Talk Paige Conner Totaro of All Over the Map and Veronique Autphenne of Pax Travel Design talk travel in this semi-regular, ever-entertaining more »

Want to see Christo’s Floating Piers This Summer?

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See Christo’s Floating Piers Do you want to see Christo’s Floating Piers installation this summer in Lake Iseo, Italy? Then join me on a tour this June! We’ll be visiting the lovely Lake Iseo, where Christo is constructing a mile-long floating pathway across the lake. We’ll join the throngs of contemporary art fans walking across more »

Solo travel plans

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I tend to hibernate in winter. The cold just makes me bitter about not being able to go outside in sandals and a t-shirt, and I bury myself in blankets. It’s not unusual for me to spend days in my pajamas in winter (a perk or a problematic result of being a writer), but even more »

How to make the most of Norwegian Air’s cheap flights to Martinique

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With Norwegian Air starting direct flights from Baltimore, New York and Boston to Martinique and Guadaloupe this winter, and with fares as low as $49 each way, the opportunity to take a quick getaway in the sun just got a lot greater. We were lucky enough to be on the inaugural flight from Baltimore’s BWI more »

5 Things to do in Martinique with Kids

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Now that the low-cost airline Norwegian Air is offering direct flights from Baltimore, New York and Boston, Martinique can be an affordable family getaway. Flights as low as $49 each way mean it might even be cheaper to spend the weekend in Martinique than at, say, a germ-infested water park lodge. I know which envelope I more »

We made a travel podcast!

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In a fit of whimsy, I mean, after much discussion, Vero and I finally made a travel podcast, where we answer questions, talk about the travel news of the day, and explore certain travel topics in a little more depth. Download this episode (right click and save)   And here’s our new cover art for more »

Holiday Gifts for Travelers

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It’s time, it’s time! It’s time to shop for holiday gifts! We’ve been collecting our favorites all year so we could share them with you. Gifts to teach kids about other cultures Try The World is a gift for the whole family to enjoy. Every two months, you’ll receive a box full of treats from more »

Should we travel now?

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After the horrific events in Paris, where people going about their daily lives – eating in cafés, going to soccer games, attending concerts with friends – were targets of terrorist violence, we’ve been squeezing our loved ones tight, trying to make sense of senseless acts. We have not been thinking about going to Paris. We more »

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