Meet the Ultimate Globetrotting Couple, John and JoAnn Girard, who have been traveling together for more than two decades. In that time, they've visited six continents and more than 70 countries-not to mention all 50 American states and all 10 Canadian provinces. Nevertheless, they still see traveling together as their favorite pastime, and have no intentions of stopping. What's their secret? It's all part of the plan. Inside Tips for Two: Tales of a Globetrotting Couple, you'll learn 100 tricks of the traveling trade that will make your journeys with your travel partner or loved one smoother, safer, and more rewarding. You'll discover the must-have apps for your smartphone to keep you connected while on the road, techniques to make hours spent in airports less taxing, and advice on how to save money and stay connected in faraway places. Along the way, you'll see beautiful photos and small Travelogue anecdotes from the many places the Girards have visited-from Machu Picchu to the Great Wall of China It's never too late to learn how to travel, and traveling is never better than with someone close by. So keep your passport handy and check out these Tips for Two.
John Girard is an author, storyteller, and adventurer. He is a sought after international speaker who is well known for his dynamic, entertaining, and informative style. He has spoken to groups on every continent (well, except for Antarctica). As a tenured full professor at Minot State University, John teaches graduate and undergraduate business classes. Engaging with students on a daily basis ensures he remains current in the ever-changing world in which we live and do business. John has travelled to more than 75 countries investigating globalization in action. A diehard fan of the millennium generation, he has travelled with college students to 22 countries witnessing their transformation to global citizens. John has published five books: Tips for Two: Tales of a Globetrotting Couple, Building Organizational Memories, A Leader's Guide to Knowledge Management, Social Knowledge and Business Goes Virtual. His current research interests include knowledge management, social media, and globalization. John is founder and Chief Knowledge Strategist of Sagology (www.sagology.com), a firm dedicated to connecting people with people to facilitate collaboration, learning, and knowledge sharing through keynotes, workshops, and consulting. Prior to joining the faculty at Minot State University in 2004, John worked as the Director of Knowledge Management at National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. To learn more about John, visit www.johngirard.net