Hotel stays can be a fun and exciting part of your trip. If you struggle staying in beds that are not your own, however, you may feel a little uncomfortable. Either way, here are some tips for making your hotel stay as comfortable as possible. Tip the Housekeeper Just leaving a couple dollars each day […]

Whether you take to the road for business or for pleasure, there are certain budget constraints that weigh in. Bust your budget and you may have to answer to your boss or to your spouse with neither proposition offering much appeal. Here are some ways you can save money while on the road: Enjoy Your […]

Cruise ship excursions are the ideal way to enjoy your next vacation, letting you enjoy land and sea while other people take care of everything else. Cruises can be pricey too, costing you thousands of dollars for you, your spouse, and your children. Fortunately, there are ways for you to save money on your next […]

Charleston, SC, is one of the oldest cities in the United States, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired. The city at the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers has been hammered by earthquakes and hurricanes, but has survived, and is today a popular vacation destination. Also known as the “Holy […]

Hitting the road with your pet can mean searching far and wide for hotels that accept pets. Fortunately, the hospitality industry recognizes that people traveling with pets are a demographic that should be served, something that LaQuinta Inn and others now provide. Before you head out on your next trip, keep in mind the following […]

You have a big trip planned and will spend several nights in the same hotel. After three or four nights you’ll feel that you are at home, but only if the environment (your room, in particular) is a pleasant one. You don’t have to settle for just any room, mind you — here’s how you […]

You can save money on your next trip starting with your car. Taking to the road is the only way to travel for many vacationers, but fuel costs over the past several years have crimped many a budget. Assuming that you’ll be driving one of your family cars there are ways for you to increase […]

Out and about the Queen City. Charlotte is the largest city in the Carolinas, home to more than 700,000 people with another 1.8 million living in the metropolitan area. It is the banking hub for the southeast and is also home of NASCAR motorsports. Charlotte was named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who became […]

In our modern era, we like to take it for granted that we can travel whenever we want and return to find everything exactly as we found it. While this is often the case, sometimes Murphy’s Law comes into play and we find a disaster waiting for us. Knowing what can go wrong can help […]