"Being present is about slowing things down enough to truly feel, experience, and sense them -- to grasp them in full." During moments of movement it is all too easy for our attention to shift from the past to the future. But in the present moment, we can foster meaningful connections to people and places. How, then, can we be more present in our travel and share our travel stories with greater realism and insight? Two avid travelers of over 80 countries share their wisdom in this piece, woven with vivid images from their journeys in Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, and more.