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Prepare for your summer genealogy road trips and tours with the information in this episode, including what to pack, using your iPad for genealogy on the go, and the best apps for researching on the road.
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In this episode:
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
Sponsor Spotlight: Family Tree Tours
This episode is sponsored by Family Tree Tours
. Family Tree Tours provides a unique travel experience for those who are eager to know more about their family history. Envision meeting family you never knew existed, walking the cobblestoned streets through your ancestors’ village to the church where your great-great-grandfather was married,or visiting with local townsfolk in a beer garden. Whether you choose a privately escorted
, or independent tour
, Family Tree Tours provide you the opportunity to experience the culture of your heritage and create memories for future generations. Visit familytreetours.com.
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
A well-weathered genealogy traveler, Diane shares what key supplies and tools you should be packing for your family history trip.
What to Bring When You Hit the Road for Genealogy
Top Tips: Genealogy Destinations
In this Top Tips segment we help you cross one or more of America’s top genealogy research and history destinations off your bucket list this summer. Dana McCullough
is here to give us guiding tips from her article Genealogy Adventure Awaits which appears in the July/August issue of Family Tree Magazine
101 Best Websites: Evernote
In this segment, Lisa shares Evernote tips and tricks for on-the-go research!
Family Tree Tours: President Kathy Wurth
Lisa and Kathy discuss tips for successfully planning a wonderful family history tour. Learn more at familytreetours.com
Family Tree University: Using Your iPad for Genealogy
Online Editor Tyler Moss and Lisa Louise Cooke switch seats as Tyler interviews Lisa about using your iPad or tablet on the road. Learn more in her webinar, iPad: Your Ultimate Genealogy Tool
From the Publisher's Desk: Genealogy Tool Bag
Allison shares here “must-bring” items for hitting the road:
1. Smartphone for using camera and apps
2. Flash drive
3. SD card
5. Research binder
with copies of ancestor charts
and family group sheets
for lines being worked on
6. Printouts of information about the repository/destination being visited
7. Sweater (in case A/C is uncomfortably cold)
8. Comfortable bag with room enough for sweater and research supplies
9. Dollar bills and quarters for parking, copiers/copier cards, etc.
Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts on iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.