Fantastic Journey
6/16/2010
Not hitting the road this summer? Follow these four time travel tips to do round-the-world research from the comfort of home.
Your ancestors lived in Amsterdam in 1810. You live in Albuquerque, and it’s 2010. How do you learn about their world if you don’t have the luxury of hopping a plane to the Netherlands?
 
It’s easier than you think. A trip to the library can help transport you to your ancestor’s time, and you can create a culinary tour of your homeland right in your kitchen. Add in a letter-writing campaign and a day trip to a living history museum, and you’ve got a summer of genealogical wonders awaiting you. Read on to discover four ways to take a virtual journey to the places, faces and tastes of the past.