Tweet You have just hung up the phone, finishing an exciting phone call with your best friend. That call revealed an invitation you had not seen coming: a weekend away from all cares and concerns! But, there is a dilemma that must be handled first: what should you pack with less then an hour to […]

Tweet Travel tips to consider while traveling abroad. If you are planning a long distance trip, one that will take you clear across the globe or at least beyond the US’ borders, you need to organize your trip with care. There are a number of steps you should take before you leave and while you […]

Tweet When you are “this close” to the summer vacation season, your chances of finding an affordable vacation rental property are slim at best. Especially at popular beach and lake destinations. Saving money on your next vacation rental is possible even at this late date. You simply need to know what you want, where you […]

Tweet Before you embark on that monumental road trip, download these handy Apps to help you along the way. From packing tips to city and trail guides, there’s an App for every purpose. Here are the ten must-have travel Apps. 1.City Guides, Offline Maps This handy App allows you to explore travel destinations, plan itineraries, […]

Tweet Who says travel has to be expensive? You might get discouraged when you flip open a glossy travel magazine and see pictures of pricey luxury hotels, but the good news is that there are many travel destinations where you can enjoy yourself without hurting your bank account. Here are some fun but affordable vacation […]

Tweet As your vacation abroad is ending you may find more foreign currency than you realized you are holding. What should you do with this currency at the end of your vacation? Here are some good ideas. Leave for Hotel Housekeeping Staff Perhaps the easiest way to get rid of extra, unwanted foreign currency is […]

Tweet If you’re planning a trip outside of the United States, you may need to complete a medical checkup before you leave. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises that you see a health-care provider that specializes in Travel Medicine weeks before you leave. Such medical professionals are aware of the risks […]

Tweet Travel insurance is sometimes purchased by individuals as a way to protect themselves from loss related to the cancelation of a trip or for a delay or even for medical reasons. Such insurance, however, may not be appropriate for every trip as other forms of insurance including health and homeowners insurance may be adequate. […]