Fantasyland in 4 Hours or Less

Almost every parent who has been to Walt Disney World has had a “magical day” go wrong and turn into a “meltdown day”. Maybe it was the hot sun of July or August, the snail like pace of the line on Dumbo, or one too many verses from “it’s a small world”, but the spot […]

Helpful iPhone Travel Apps

As a travel aid, the iPhone is a godsend.  All too often, we find ourselves on the road lamenting, “If only I was in front of my computer.  I could handle this in a second!”  But with the iPhone, we’re now in front of our computer wherever we are.

Travel Tips – Don’t Blow Your Holiday Budget

Holidays are expensive, there’s no denying it: transport, accommodation, tours, meals, activities, shows and gifts – if there’s anything left at all. Even at resorts or on cruises, the so-called “all expenses included” holidays tend to be ridden with hidden costs, extra fees and ‘special, non-inclusive’ activities. Here are a few tips to save you […]

Is An All Inclusive Resort Right For You?

The All Inclusive resort is becoming a major staple in the travel industry. Years ago the idea of all inclusive meant Club Med. You may remember – the party atmosphere, the uninspiring food, the plastic pop beads used to pay for drinks. Your other option for an “all inclusive” was the Catskill resort in the […]

Art Galleries in London

London is full of famous sightseeing spots, but being such a global city it’s also full of great art galleries, which many tourists are coming to see. Galleries in London tend to feature a great deal of older European art, a lot of it very famous and valuable, along with some modern works as well. […]

Planning a Honeymoon in Hawaii

You’ve been daydreaming about your wedding for as long as you can remember and the time has finally come to make those dreams a reality. The planning stages of a wedding can be almost as romantic as the wedding itself if they’re done correctly. Done poorly, the planning can lead to exactly the kind of […]

Romantic Vacation Ideas

If you are in a relationship, a romantic vacation is a great idea for an anniversary, birthday or anytime. You can choose from an seemingly endless number of destination for a romantic vacation. On every far reaching part of the globe, there is a perfect vacation spot for couples not too far away.

Tips for Surviving Plane Travel

We’ve all read those guides about plane travel that state the obvious.  Show up on time.  Have your passport handy.  Don’t clutch your backpack as if it’s an explosive you’ve been entrusted with.  Ever notice something about those guides though?  They’re not about how to survive “plane travel”, they’re about how to survive “airports”.  Now […]

Tips to Manage Your Fitness and Diet While Traveling

When traveling for work or pleasure, your diet and fitness routine can be easy thrown into upheaval. Here are some tips to help you stay fit and healthy, despite the distance between you and your personal trainer/dietician, and without the use of prescription drugs like Xenical. • Pack Optimistically. Obviously, you can’t concede defeat before […]

Deciding to Stay Onsite or Offsite at Walt Disney World

When planning a vacation to Walt Disney World one of your first decisions to make is where to stay. When traveling to Orlando Florida, there is certainly no shortage of choices in regards to available hotels. In addition to Disney offering its own lodging choices, every major hotel chain is represented there. Every class of […]

25 Tips for Saving Time and Money at Walt Disney World

Now that it’s September and people are starting to prepare for the fall season, do you know what it’s the perfect time to Go on vacation Disney World! That’s right Disney World, savvy travelers and Disney fans know that you can get great hotel discounts, and get on more rides with shorter lines by traveling […]

Experience the Best Beaches in Miami!

If the winter Olympics didn’t give you anything except the chills and an irrefutable desire to get to the tropics as soon as possible, here’s a list of Miami’s top beaches for those who want to escape the winter. • For Solitude -Virginia Key Beach: if your idea of perfection is to chillax on a […]

Best Snorkeling in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is a great place for beachcombers, but if you’d like to exert yourself a little more, it’s also a great place for snorkeling or diving. Anyone can snorkel, but diving requires some instruction. Fortunately most places with great diving also offer diving courses. Or, you can learn to dive before you take off. […]

Travel insurance: Should you or shouldn’t you?

Face it; travel insurance can be confusing; the term can be used to refer to many different things. Here’s a look at the different kinds of travel insurance available to help you figure out what you need: • Trip Cancellation Insurance – This protects you if you have to cancel your vacation in the event […]

Travel Tips for Women

If you’re like me, even an overnight adventure can mean a lot of packing stress and at least two pieces of luggage, not to mention the purse and the fanny pack, if hiking is involved. Sure, I’m medium to high maintenance and I accept that, but I’ve learned that I don’t necessarily have to pack […]

Travel Tips for Dieters

If you’re on a diet and traveling you can ruin your entire diet routine or you can ruin your vacation by being too regimented. So, how do you find a happy medium where you can enjoy yourself and not destroy your healthy eating plan? The first thing you need to do is get educated. You […]

Tips for Going on a Volunteer Vacation

Not everyone wants to bask on a beach during their vacation. If you’re looking for something a little more challenging, consider a volunteer vacation. Volunteer vacations give you a chance to interact with people from other cultures and to help others improve their lives. Pick a trip with an organization that shares your values doing […]

Travel Hack: How To Beat Jet Lag

Travelling across time zones can be an exciting part of a vacation. Any shock you might experience at the changing time is absorbed by the relaxed nature of your adventure and the extra time you have to sleep. But what about business travellers who travel often and need to hit the ground running when they […]

Lithium Batteries and Travel

In an effort to protect the public from lithium batteries (and aren’t we all afraid of them) the DOT enacted new lithium battery rules for travel beginning on January 1st of 2008. Basically the rules state that you cannot pack spare lithium batteries in your checked baggage. Meaning the bags you hand over to the […]

Hotel Alternatives in Australia

Australia’s a country where many of the main tourist hot spots experience pleasant, sunny weather for much of the year, and that’s why considering alternatives to hotels is a great way to get to know the country better – as well as make your trip a whole lot cheaper.