Tag Archives: Vacation

The Most Essential Travel Tips For Any Type Of Traveler Part 1

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed “friend of the world” who likes to go travel everywhere imaginable and spontaneously live a bunch of lives in one lifetime, or you’re more of the planning-crazed elegant touristy type, there are a couple of things you should know and abide by. It doesn’t matter where you’re going, or how long you’re staying – these essential ... Read More »

10 Tips for Beating the Post-Travel Blues

Any traveler has experienced it: that spirit-sapping malaise that can so potently strike on the heels of an extended trip. While the timing and severity of this back-home depression can take you by surprise, the feeling itself isn’t so hard to diagnose. After all, the familiarity and routine of home and work life often jars in contrast to the sense ... Read More »

Virtual Reality Travel: New Hot Trend or Just Plain Disturbing?

In a time of continued economic hardship, the average person cannot afford more than the very occasional trip abroad — and even then, that trip might be limited to a short beach vacation in Mexico, as opposed to a month tour of Europe. Fortunately, exciting expeditions are becoming more and more accessible to would-be travelers of limited means. Virtual reality ... Read More »

20 Solutions for Terrible Mishaps That Can Ruin Your Vacation

You’ve saved and skimped for that big vacation and now suddenly you’re standing at the airport watching your flight take off without you. Or instead of lying on a stretch of beautiful white sand, you’re in a fetal position on your bed, clutching your stomach in pain. Travel gremlins, they’re everywhere, and you just never know when they’ll strike next. ... Read More »

10 Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Traveling to a new place is supposed to be fun and relaxing. However, a trip can turn from exciting to devastating very quickly if you become the victim of a travel scam. Plenty of these traps exist, and thieves are always coming up with new tricks. If you will be traveling in the near future, be on the lookout for ... Read More »

15 Best Tips For Going On A Cruise

Are you a cruise virgin or have you taken a dozen cruises? Either way, the experience is one you look forward to and anticipate. Fifteen tips prepare you to enjoy your first or thirteenth cruise. 1) Pick the Right Cruise The type of cruise you take depends on your needs. Will you be traveling for a long weekend or two ... Read More »

Beach Etiquette: 11 Things You Should Not Do at the Shore

Now that you’ve booked your beach vacation, you’re ready to pack your suitcase. You’ll need a swimsuit, sunscreen and a good book. But you’ll also want to keep a few etiquette tips in mind. They ensure you enjoy your day without inconveniencing fellow bathing beauties. 1) Bring a Boombox Your favorite playlist is begging to be shared with everyone at ... Read More »

12 Amazing Souvenirs That Are Better Than A T-Shirt

Half the fun of going abroad involves shopping for gifts and souvenirs that you can bring back and hang on the wall or give to friends and family.  Some people may spend the entire vacation looking for that one perfect memento of their time spent on vacation, while others will have to settle for a mediocre gift like a shot ... Read More »