Movies That Make Us Want to Travel - South Africa

February 16, 2018

TAPintoTravels - There are a number of movies that just make us want to travel. This week we are going to feature one of our favorite movies that highlights a place of travel interest.  The land is South Africa.  The film is Zulu Dawn.

Filmed on the original locations, Zulu Dawn portrays the Battle of Isandlwana and the build up to the war.

Go to Peru, See Machu Picchu, Then Eat Your Way through the Rest of the Country

TAPintoTravels - They arrive by the plane load, wearing hiking boots, backpacks and headbands.  "Machu Picchu?," the Peruvian customs official asks wearily.  And off they go to one of the world's most intoxicating sights -- and the mountaintop home of the nation's most famous site.

In the process, however, they are doing themselves a huge injustice.

For in ...

Diving and Snorkeling the Barrier Reefs of Roatan

TAPintoTravels- What soccer is to Europe and baseball is to the U.S., scuba diving is to Roatan.

Professional dive shops are as abundant as Starbucks in New York. Virtually every conversation circles back to that day's visibility or curious sightings.

And it's easy to see why.

Located along the world's second-largest barrier reef, it boasts more than 150 established ...

Why does Olympic Team USA Not Dip Our Flag at the Olympic Opening Ceremony?

TAPintoTravels - It has been a tradition since 1940 and has roots in acts of defiance.  

The 1940 Federal Flag Code specifically forbids it.  The tradition formally began in 1936, when U.S. Olympic Committee determined not to observe the Olympic tradition of dipping national flags to dignitaries in protest to Nazi Germany.  Although legend has it that the ...

TAPinto Travels Presents - Our Winter Olympic Connections

TAPintoTravels - The Winter Olympics are in South Korea and many members of the TAPinto community are there competing, spectating, traveling, or behind the scenes.

For TAPinto athletic competitors, see this article.

For TAPinto professional broadcasters, see this article on a Cranford High resident’s journey and her NBC colleague from Somers.

Ten 2018 ...

Missed Traveling to the Winter Olympics? Good News You Can Still Watch the Opening Ceremony

TAPinto Travels - The opening ceremony for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang starts at 8PM KT on Friday which is 6AM EST.  

Do not fret!  Although, Korea is 14 hours after EST and the opening ceremony is at the early hours of our rush hour, you will still be able to see them.  NBC will rebroadcast the opening ceremony during our prime time TV ...

TAPinto Travels Hero Spotlight

Totowa Resident Sets Sights To Become A Paralympian In 2022

TOTOWA, NJ – One borough resident will stop at nothing to achieve her goals, despite an injury, and is setting out as a medal hopeful for the 2022 Paralympic Games, to be held in Beijing, China.

Courtney Mould, a 25-year-old graduate of Passaic Valley High School's class of 2011, suffered a traumatic brain injury in ...

Travels - Wednesday One Day Featured City - New York City

TAPintoTravels features a new city each week.  This week, we are featuring our home base of New York City. 

The TAPinto community is blessed with access to one of the greatest cities of the world. With easy access by car or train, we encourage you to consider a staycation in the City and enjoy all its wonderful charm.  It offers fine dining, impressive ...

Travel Spotlight: Montclair State Student Headed to South Korea to Compete in 2018 Olympics

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Isadora Williams will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in February for Brazil.

The Montclair State University student, who first competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, learned to skate at the age of 5. 

“It was honestly a dream come true to compete in Sochi,” Williams told the Montclairion. “As a ...

TAPinto Travels Presents: Egypt’s Light

TAPintoTravels is here to inspire traveling in any form.  Whether it is a visit to a neighboring town or traveling to an exotic land, it is travel and we salute you.  We also like to highlight those people in the TAPinto community who make traveling part of their lives.

This week we are featuring photos from Kristin Templin captured during her trip to ...

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