Heritage Travel

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Genealogy Research Trips

GeneaChat: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Genealogy Research Trips Summer in the northern hemisphere means many of us are planning research trips. We have created our lists of things to see and do, and research plans have been made to keep us focused as we visit cemeteries, archives, libraries, and museums. Where are you going? The next county, state, across […]

Chit Chat Live: Tips and Tricks of Heritage Travel

This week, host Valerie Eichler Lair and the panel of Chit Chat Live discuss their favorite tips and tricks to heritage travel. Each panelist gives at least one great tip that you can use when planning your next trip. Links discussed in this episode: The Heritage Tourist Heritage Travel for Genealogists (FB Group) Scottish Genealogy Tips -N- Tricks On The […]

My Trip to Salem: How an Ancestor Stole the Show 6

I am having some much fun finding out who I might be related to via the We’re Related app by Ancestry. I know, there could be lots of mistakes in the lines. I know it all needs to be verified, but I am not a genealogist. I am only the editor of a genealogy magazine. As I was trying to find […]

It Pays to Plan – Genealogy Vacations: A Place for Everything

(Part 3 in our 5-part series sharing tips for a genealogy research vacation – please add your own tips or suggestions in the comments section – we can all learn from each other.) Put together your vacation notebook. I find that a simple 3-hole punch folder with pockets for brochures, maps and odd size paper works a treat. While some […]

I’m Heading Home 1

It’s time once again for me to lead a group of genealogy researchers who will be researching their family history in Scotland. We will be in Edinburgh for 10 days and will be immersed in the records at the ScotlandsPeople Centre, the National Library, and the Maps building of the National Library. The weekend is free for the tour participants […]