Click on a label to read posts from that part of the world.
For around $30, a home laminating machine will seal standard letter size pages. Copy and print stores have the capability to laminate larger maps for a minimal fee. Alternatively, you can use contact paper to cover paper maps.
Pro tip: you can draw your route on a laminated map and easily wipe the mark off, if you change your mind.
Make sure that everyone in your party has a copy of the map and never leaves the room without it. This way, if anyone gets lost it will be easier to stop and ask for help.
Buy a newspaper or two and pick up free local guides whenever possible. Once home, revisit the vacation locale by browsing the weather forecast, restaurant reviews, local happenings and events, and other memorable news that occurred while you were there.
Bonus: You can share the newspapers and guides with others who have never been there but who would love to visit.