Category: Travel Advice

How to Be Green While Traveling

Woman Traveling in Turkey

The era of green living penetrates all areas of our lives, from eating to working and now—traveling. Going green means making sustainability (both environmentally and economically speaking) a priority in your life. Traveling green is made easy with the following tips and tricks! Choose public transport When at all possible, walk to your destinations; walking… Read more »

Top 10 Mistakes Travelers Make

Young Woman at the Tower of Pisa

Getting ready to go on your big trip? Be sure you don’t fall prey to these common traveler mistakes! 1. Forgetting to notify your bank of your travels The only thing worse than ignoring your budget, is not having a budget entirely—and we mean no money! Banks constantly monitor your credit card’s transactions and once… Read more »

What to Consider When Choosing Your Travel Destination

Different Travel Options to Choose From

Fueling your wanderlust by hopping on a plane bound for your bucket-list destination is the dream of many. With so many places in the world to choose from, it may seem impossible to nail down a single location. Fortunately, here are a few things to consider when choosing your next travel destination! Why are you… Read more »

Tips to Stay Calm and Comfortable During Your Flight

Plane Taking Off Overseas

Dying to go on vacation, but hesitant to set foot on a plane? If the thought of air travel is enough to send you into a panic, you’re not alone! And fortunately, there are many ways to settle your nerves and make the experience less anxiety-inducing. Let sleep calm your flighty nerves If you’re not… Read more »

Why You Should Travel to Europe during the Winter

Why You Should Visit Europe During the Winter

You can prevent yourself from experiencing a premature case of cabin fever by planning a winter vacation to Europe! Following are a few of the advantages of traveling to Europe during the cooler months of the year, and they may surprise you. Changing Food Palate                                          During the winter months European cuisine tastes shift with… Read more »

Travel Prep: Protecting Yourself from Lost Items and ID While Traveling

Passport Tips

Traveling internationally has never been easier than it is today – you can book your tickets online, read up on the city you’ll be visiting, and make reservations for dinner and excursions, all from the comfort of your own home. But the reality is that you’ll still be traveling to a foreign country, so it’s… Read more »

Solo Travel a Trend for 2017

You don’t need a traveling buddy to see the world. According to Forbes, solo travel will be a top trend in vacationing in 2017, and Fodor’s Travel says that a solo travel experience should be on your bucket list for a number of reasons. First and foremost, planning a unique vacation for yourself is a… Read more »

Easy Ways to Save for Vacation

Vacations can become expensive very quickly, depending on what kind of trip you’re planning. It’s important to do what you can to save money for them. If you are planning on taking a trip soon and are looking for ways to stack up some extra funds, here are a few tips to help you save…. Read more »

Check Your Passport: Many Expected to Expire in 2016

Do you have plans to travel abroad in 2016 or 2017? If so, check your passport. Many passports are expected to expire in 2016, and your best bet for getting your passport in time is to renew it now, according to a recent article in The New York Times. State Department officials expect an increase… Read more »

Tips for Traveling Abroad With Kids

Planning a trip abroad can be stressful – especially when you’re traveling with your children. Between the planning, the packing and the worrying they could get lost, it’s easy to stress out about making sure everything is covered. Take a deep breath and read through these handy tips to help you prepare, pack and plan… Read more »

Tips for Travel on a Budget

Everyone wants to travel and see the world, but how can you do so when you’re on a budget? Luckily, there are some tried and true ways to travel well and stick to a budget, and some travel gurus say it’s the best way to really experience a new country or city. One of the… Read more »

Hurricane Season: A Reason to Invest in Trip Insurance

Kate, Larry, Sam and Grace. No, they’re not two couples planning a vacation, they’re just four of the names that are in the 2015 list of Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes. Each year the National Weather Service uses a list of names for all major storms that form in order in each of the Atlantic… Read more »