Category: Travel tips

Love Boots, nice gift for Valentine’s Day

Love Boots, nice gift for Valentine’s Day

“He got you boots? For Valentine’s Day ?” proclaimed my not so free-spirited, high-maintenance friends who have forgotten how to enjoy all they have. I just chalk it up to not having an appreciation for including some footloose and fancy-free time into their extremely predictable schedules, and their lives in general. The significance of getting …

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Pet-Friendly Traveler Tips

Pet-Friendly Traveler Tips

Identification At all times during your travel, be sure to have your pet wear its collar with tags. Be sure that the tag includes your cell phone number rather than your home number – obviously you won’t be home to receive the call! Even better, have your vet insert an identification microchip. Along the identification …

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Travel Tips for seniors or disabled people

Travel Tips for seniors or disabled people

Start by Organizing – Once you decide you are going on a dream vacation, make a list of all the things that you need to take. Get Your Documents in Order – It is important that you have a passport, visa and copies. Immunizations and proof are also needed for international travel. Also, include copies …

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5 “Must-Do” Experiences on a Everest Base Camp Trek

5 “Must-Do” Experiences on a Everest Base Camp Trek

A hike to Mount Everest Base Camp on opposite sides of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest is really a fascinating experience. There are two primitive base camps used by mountaineers to prepare and get acclimatized to the altitude as they start their journey to the top of the world. The northern base camp is …

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Simple Tips for Packing for Trips

Simple Tips for Packing for Trips

Along with your standard clothes, pajamas and toiletries, there are many items you can pack to make your travel experience a pleasant one.  (Click here for a printable checklist of standard items and items listed below.) Bathing suits.  Even if you are traveling to a chilly climate, you never know when you will find a …

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Accidents Happen: What to do ?

Accidents Happen: What to do ?

If you’ve ever been involved in a serious accident, you know how easy it is to say or do the wrong thing in the moments that follow. Here’s a checklist to help you make the right decisions when your life gets out of control. 1. STOP. Stay calm. DO NOT leave the scene of the …

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Lost Luggage what to do ?

Lost Luggage what to do ?

It may seem that you’ve lost complete control of your personal belongings, and perhaps even your dignity, in this modern day of jet travel. But there are a few things you can do to help reduce the instances of lost and misrouted luggage. In fact, following just a few simple tips and tricks may be …

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Travelling with the iPad2- The Perfect Travel Computer

Travelling with the iPad2- The Perfect Travel Computer

Since we live in this generation where mobile devices are a must-have especially for people who love the outdoors, allow me to share with you the perfect gadget to go with your very outgoing lifestyle- the iPad 2! It’s a tablet device made by the company Apple, which is so portable to bring with take …

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How Do You Prepare Your Vehicle for a road trip

How Do You Prepare Your Vehicle for a road trip

How Do You Prepare Your Vehicle? For me, a “pre-trip inspection” is second nature. As a NYCTA bus driver, we perform those (and are required to do so) once or more every day on every bus we drive. When taking my vehicle on any extended road trip, I always give it a full and complete …

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Timeline – How to make sure you get everything done in time

Timeline – How to make sure you get everything done in time

I started sketching out the following “to-dos” one day on my blackboard wall when I first resolved to do this trip. … Obviously – NOT the best checklist… To combat feeling overwhelmed and giving up on the trip entirely, I resolved to find the most comprehensive checklist, and the best one I’ve found is this …

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Ways To Cut Back On Expenses (While Traveling)

Ways To Cut Back On Expenses (While Traveling)

How to save money While Traveling There are ways to cut back on expenses while traveling. Personally, I will splurge on the occasional nice meals & the comfortable flight or the sleeper bus, but a few ways to cut costs are: – Eat on the cheap – Travel overland – Buy local flights/trains/buses once you’re there …

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Things to consider about Travel Insurance

Things to consider about Travel Insurance

For me, as a person living in the US – the word “Insurance” elicits an immediate negative reaction. In my experience, insurance companies are in general a true pain to deal with. SO naturally, I was NOT excited to figure this out. WHAT KIND TO CONSIDER The travel insurance can mean a few things, usually …

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Fort Walton Beach Travel Tips for First Timers

Fort Walton Beach Travel Tips for First Timers

Your first time tackling Fort Walton Beach travel may be a strange experience for you. This beach paradise is just one of many cities and towns in the area that is dedicated to sun, surf, and entertaining their natives and visitors. Not that navigating around this area is that difficult, but just like with any …

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Affordable Caribbean Paradise at rex resorts

Affordable Caribbean Paradise at rex resorts

Your beach vacation doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg, and the Caribbean has become even more affordable thanks to some special promotions from rex resorts.  Situated on the shores of five beautiful islands, the seven properties of rex resorts offer guests a taste of Caribbean paradise at special promotional rates. If …

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Top Tips to Survive during Expensive Travel

Top Tips to Survive during Expensive Travel

When you make up your mind to take a holiday then just pack your bags and visit your favourite holiday destination as it relaxes your mind and takes you away from all the worries. It helps many people to acquire various cultures and traditions of that venue. It is a pleasure to travel and increases …

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Strapped for Cash Vs No Expense Spared

Strapped for Cash Vs No Expense Spared

Activities in London to Suit any Budget A city break to London is an exciting adventure with so much to see and do. Not everyone has the same budget to spend, and what may be affordable to some, may seriously pull at the purse-strings for other travellers. No one should miss out on the basic …

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Living the vegetarian life in Barcelona

Living the vegetarian life in Barcelona

Spain is known as a country that lives on their numerous of different fishes and fresh fruits. The menu´s in the restaurants are full of dishes from this healthy Mediterranean cuisine. In the city centre there are many fast food restaurants, but if you have a look into the smaller streets you can find great …

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What to pack on a backpack trip

What to pack on a backpack trip

Whenever people get ready for their first trip with a backpack, there’s the problem of deciding the best things to take with them. If you’re heading off to see the world, they’ll be plenty of times when you’ll be carrying your belongings on your back. Depending on how long you’re going for, one thing’s for …

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