Tag Archives: Being a polite traveler

Etiquette in the 1920′s – How to Behave in a Hotel

We can learn so much from history – this is from the book The Ladies’ Book of Etiquette published in the 1920′s now available in the public domain. In America, where the mania for traveling extends through all classes, from the highest to the lowest, a few hints upon deportment at a hotel will not […]

Even More How To Travel – Written 1878

We can learn so much from the past! This is the final installment (part three) of an article written by Susan Anna Brown in 1878. Installments one and two can be found in the “To Share” category. This article was first published in St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878 HOW TO […]

More How To Travel – Written 1878

Personally I am fascinated by history, especially the history of how we as a society treat one another. When I came across an article written in 1878 on travel I thought it could be interesting. I started reading and realized it was a glimpse into manners and how children were expected to behave in public. I also believe […]