Ancestry & Heritage Travel
At A Bus On A Dusty Road, we value meaningful travel experiences. That is why we adore ancestry and heritage travel where exploration uncovers family connections and your cultural heritage.
Is England The Oldest Country In The World?
If you are wondering what the oldest country in the world is, many people feel it must be England. But is England really the oldest country in the world? England is not the oldest country in the world, even though England has been important to the entire development of the world. More people worldwide speak […]
Are There Still People Living In Pompeii?
When people visit Pompeii, they want to know if they can stay in the ancient city or do they need to stay nearby the Pompeii area. In other words, if they were still people who were living and working in Pompeii. No one lives in the Ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy. The deserted town […]
The Benefits And Disadvantage Of Heritage Tourism
A new way of travel is for people to travel with a purpose, either for heritage or cultural travel, and to learn something new along the way. We are grateful for traveling to discover the world or live as global citizens. There are many benefits and disadvantages to heritage tourism. Heritage tourism can be a […]
Why Is Family History Important? 11 Reasons Why
Family history is more than just dates and names, but it is also about the lives and stories of your ancestors who have gone before you. Family history is important because it can help us connect to our living and dead family. It gives us a core identity of who we are. Family histories can […]
Are Your Uncles and Cousins Ancestors? Who Are Our Ancestors?
I was fortunate to grow up in a home where we would sit around the dining room, and my mother would tell us stories about our ancestors. My mother was into genealogy and was always learning new stories about our ancestors. One question that came up was, who are our ancestors? Uncles and cousins are […]
When Is The Best Time to Visit Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia?
With my work at Mondoro, we have worked with Colonial Williamsburg for some of their home decor licensee programs. I have always found Colonial Williamsburg a wonderful place to visit and learn more about America and colonial Virginia’s history. Autumn and spring are wonderful times to visit Colonial Williamsburg. October is an excellent month to […]
What is Heritage Travel? Planning Your Heritage Travel Trip
Many people who love to travel want to travel with some meaning to their travel. Heritage travel is a great way to add meaning to your travel. Heritage travel is about immersing yourself in another culture, time, or place. It is about reconnecting to your past, present, and future. The correct way to travel with […]
100 Plus Interview Questions to Ask Relatives – Family History Research
When starting to do your family history research, one of the first places you should start to look is to get information from the oldest living relative you know. This could be a grandparent or even a great grandparent. One of the best ways to obtain information from your relatives and get to know them […]
Do Brothers And Sisters Have The Exact Same DNA?
I have five sisters, and we all have different results when we take genealogy DNA tests. When tracing your roots through a DNA genealogy test, biological siblings may find that they have much less DNA in common than they thought. On average, brothers and sisters only share about 50% of the same DNA. When the […]
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