Terri Marshall, Globetrotting TravelingGrandmom

Terri Marshall, Globetrotting TravelingGrandmom

Terri left her life in the South after her kids grew up, to move to New York City and start a new career as a travel writer. She is happiest when she’s globetrotting and loves bringing stories of her adventures to her readers. She is the mom of two amazing adults, and the proud Grandmom of three beautiful little ones – who believe she lives in the airport. You can learn more about Terri and her work at Tripping With Terri.


Bonjour Paris! A Beginner’s Guide to the City of Lights

Despite having traveled to five continents and 30 or so countries, until recently our Globetrotting TravelingGrandmom had never visited Paris. With plane tickets in hand, she began to explore all the “not to be missed sights” in one of the world’s greatest cities. The possibilities were endless—and overwhelming. With so much art, history, luxury, food and iconic sights to explore, where would she begin? She shares with us her tips for first time visitors—tips that made her visit to Paris magical. Finally, a trip to Paris! Paris is a city of unsurpassed luxury, treasured art, fascinating history, scrumptious cuisine...

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Jimmy Stewart’s Hometown Celebrates Its Wonderful Life

The small town of Indiana, Pennsylvania might not be well-known to everyone. But it has a claim to fame. This is Jimmy Stewart’s hometown. And when you’re the hometown of the star of the classic holiday movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, you’re bound to celebrate Christmas like no other place in the country! From Victorian homes dressed up for the holidays to the Historic Indiana Theater showing holiday classics to a hometown parade, this town celebrates – and  our Globetrotting Traveling Grandmom joined the celebration. Celebrating the Hometown Hero Located in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains just one...

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7 Reasons to Celebrate Christmas In Texas

When you think of iconic Christmas destinations, Texas doesn’t always come to mind. But maybe it should. Turns out Christmas in Texas can be one of the best holiday experiences for you and your family. Our Globetrotting Grandmom discovered this when she experienced Christmas in Grapevine, Texas—the Christmas capital of Texas. Who knew? It turns out Grapevine has more than 1,400 holiday experiences for you to enjoy—and that is cause for celebration. Grapevine, Texas: Showing the world how Christmas is done! Centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Grapevine is a worthy destination in any season. But when the Christmas...

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4 Girlfriend Getaway Ideas this Autumn

We all love our children and grandchildren—we really do. But now and then we need a girlfriend getaway. We need a break from our daily routines, a chance to reconnect with dear friends, time to giggle and a reminder of what life was like before we were responsible for everyone’s well-being. Our Globetrotting Grandmom might not have kids or grandkids at home these days, but she still appreciates a good girlfriend getaway—especially in autumn before the busy holiday season arrives. Here are four of her girlfriend getaway ideas. Celebrate the beauty of autumn with a girlfriend getaway Autumn brings...

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Why Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Makes an Ideal Multi-Generational Travel Destination

  As families grow and new generations are born, it’s important to keep the family ties strong. Traveling together can help. But planning a multi-generational getaway that will keep everyone in your family happy can be challenging. Our Globetrotting TravelingGrandmom has plenty of experience when it comes to planning multigenerational travel. Her family of 13 spans four generations, ranging in age from 6 to 78. They live all over the country from New York, to Chicago, to Chattanooga, to Orlando and have a variety of interests. Here’s why she chose Lancaster County, Pennsylvania for a multi-generational travel experience.  ...

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Why You Should Introduce Your Family to the Traditions of Germany’s Black Forest

Located in the southwest state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany’s Black Forest is a geographically blessed region chock full of traditions to share with your family. With vast expanses of valleys, waterfalls, rolling hills, gently rising mountains, rivers teeming with trout, and dark towering forests, its natural beauty is unquestionable. But it’s the traditions passed down through generations that intrigued our Globetrotting TravelingGrandmom. Here’s why she thinks you should introduce your family to the traditions of the Black Forest. Family Traditions of Germany’s Black Forest The Black Forest is a land of icons: pom pom hats, cuckoo clocks, hand crafted ornaments...

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Glamping at Westgate River Ranch: The Answer to Your Camping Complaints

Our Globetrotting Grandmom will tell you she likes camping. But what she really means is she likes the great outdoors and a night sky filled with twinkling stars. What she doesn’t like is sleeping on the hard ground as night critters roam freely around the campsite. On a recent adventure with her grandson to Westgate River Ranch, she found the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors without sacrificing creature comforts and without complaining—glamping! Glamping: The Solution for Outdoor Enthusiasts Who Prefer a Comfy Bed Camping always sounds like a good idea. Sleeping out under the open sky, watching...

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Wyndham Disney Springs: It’s All About The People

Recently our Globetrotting TravelingGrandmom visited Wyndham Disney Springs as part of our TravelingMom conference.  The plan was to have breakfast, tour the property and attend a few sessions with our group.  Her assignment was to meet the chef and talk about the Wyndham breakfast – and maybe score a recipe.  She met the chef, and several other Wyndham representatives. What she learned went far beyond the ingredients of a recipe. A Breakfast for Champions Going out to breakfast is always a treat. Who has time to make a big breakfast at home? When I get the chance to go...

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Art, Food and Sailing Adventures: Introduce Your Family to Maine’s Central Coast

 Lighthouses dot the rocky coastline, lobster roll stands line the roads and sailboats cruise through the waters offshore – this is Maine’s Central Coast. These iconic images are just part of the charm of this region. Our Globetrotting Grandmom recently spent time exploring this picturesque region of Maine along with the charming small town of Rockland. She sailed aboard a windjammer, discovered art at every turn in Rockland and says she had the best breakfast of her life. Here’s her story. Art, Food and Sailing Adventures: Introduce Your Family to Maine’s Central Coast Step back in time aboard the...

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Tasting Culture: A Guide to Dining at Epcot Restaurants

Looking for outstanding dining options at a Disney theme park? Look at Epcot. With restaurants representing 11 countries, dining at Epcot is as much anexperience as it is a theme park. And if you have the kids or grandkids along, even better. This is your opportunity to introduce them to foods from around the world in a place they already love—it’s a win-win for the whole family! From Food Stands to Fine Dining, Epcot has it All As a whole, theme parks aren’t known for a thriving culinary scene, but that’s not the case at Epcot. With an abundance...

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