by Barry Kramer

Barry S. Kramer is an elementary educator who developed a love of travel after attending an educational technology conference in Beijing in the year 2000. Since then he has returned to China eight times to experience many popular attractions, national parks, and out of the way places often not visited by Westerners. He has also traveled to Russia, Japan, Tibet, northern Africa, Europe, the Middle East, as well as many places in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. His travel partners are his wife, Liping, and his daughters, Liz and Jessica.

What To Do In Seattle (Even when It Rains, There are Protests or Other Problems)
What To Do In Seattle (Even when It Rains, There are Protests or Other Problems)
Cruising over the December / Christmas / New Year’s Holidays
Cruising over the December / Christmas / New Year’s Holidays
The Walt Disney Family Museum – San Francisco, California
The Walt Disney Family Museum – San Francisco, California
36 Hours at Yosemite: A First Time Visit To America’s Famous National Park
36 Hours at Yosemite: A First Time Visit To America’s Famous National Park
7 Touristy Things That I Really Liked About Ireland
7 Touristy Things That I Really Liked About Ireland
Visiting the Roof of the World:  A Trip Report from Tibet
Visiting the Roof of the World: A Trip Report from Tibet
A Different Road to Lhasa
A Different Road to Lhasa
A Tour Review: The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise Aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
A Tour Review: The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise Aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
In Praise of Photo Tours: Zion and Bryce Canyons in One Glorious Day
In Praise of Photo Tours: Zion and Bryce Canyons in One Glorious Day
A Valuable Travel Lesson Learned From A Sedona Day Tour
A Valuable Travel Lesson Learned From A Sedona Day Tour
Why Lake Titicaca Was Better than  Machu Picchu
Why Lake Titicaca Was Better than Machu Picchu
Decisions To Make Before Journeying To Machu Picchu, Peru – A Planning Guide
Decisions To Make Before Journeying To Machu Picchu, Peru – A Planning Guide
The Thimble Islands: A Small Gem of an Archipelago in Connecticut
The Thimble Islands: A Small Gem of an Archipelago in Connecticut
The Choco Museo:  A Place to Make Chocolate Where Cacao Grows
The Choco Museo: A Place to Make Chocolate Where Cacao Grows
A Summer Journey to Death Valley National Park
A Summer Journey to Death Valley National Park
Junkanoo: A Caribbean Celebration of the New Year in the Bahamas
Junkanoo: A Caribbean Celebration of the New Year in the Bahamas
Two Sundays on the Great Wall of China
Two Sundays on the Great Wall of China
Ski Dubai: Hitting the Slopes in the Desert
Ski Dubai: Hitting the Slopes in the Desert
Visiting the World’s Tallest Building, the Burj Khalifa – Dubai
Visiting the World’s Tallest Building, the Burj Khalifa – Dubai
Plimoth Plantation and the Mayflower II
Plimoth Plantation and the Mayflower II