How to Plan a Family Vacation

Many families share the tradition of the annual family vacation. It’s a time to get away from the mundane goings on of everyday life and create long-lasting memories with loved ones. Over the years, children grow up and start their own … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Cruise Vacation

One of the best ways to travel is by cruise ship! Unlike air and car travel, cruise ships provide entertainment the entire way to your destination. You get to disembark and enjoy the destination for what it has to offer, and then … [Read more...]

How to Pack for a Cruise Vacation

Packing for a Cruise Packing for a vacation can be stressful for some people. They try to remember how many outfits to bring for all of the days, which toiletries might be needed along the way and what sort of entertainment to stow … [Read more...]

How to Prepare and Pack for a Vacation

For beginners or novice vacationers, preparing for a vacation can be a tedious and even daunting task.  While vacation evokes images of sandy beaches, rich food, and fun, the prospect of planning and packing can cause many people to … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Romantic Getaway

Planning a Romantic Getaway One of the best ways to keep a relationship healthy and happy is to treat each other to a romantic getaway every once in awhile (see: being a good husband)! These trips create memories that act as the glue … [Read more...]

How to Rent a Car on Vacation

How to Select a Car Rental Company There are a number of national car rental companies and a number of things to consider when renting a car on vacation.  Being on vacation means you are on your own time.  It also often means that y … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Spring Break Trip

How to Plan a Fun and Memorable Spring Break Spring break gives weary students the opportunity to take time off from their studies and travel to exotic destinations where they can rest, relax, and recharge their batteries.  Although … [Read more...]

How to Stay Safe While Traveling

Staying Safe While Traveling: Tips and Advice for Globetrotters Safety is the number one concern of many travelers.  The risk of being stranded in an unfamiliar country with no passport or credit cards can be frightening.  Rather t … [Read more...]

How to Set a Budget for Travel

Setting Up a Travel Budget That You Can Live With Travelers are under the impression that you either go big or you go home.  That is why they often spend every penny they have and then some while traipsing across the planet.  Rather … [Read more...]

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling Abroad

Staying Healthy While Traveling Abroad: How the Pros Do It Many travelers return from their journey with stories to tell.  Some come down with a strange illness early on in their trips that prevents them from enjoying the country that … [Read more...]

How To Cut Down on Travel Costs

Seven Ways to Cut Down on Travel Costs The hustle and bustle of today’s world can wear a person down and make them dream about a vacation far away from their day-to-day obligations.  In fact, traveling for pleasure is on the top of e … [Read more...]

How To Buy Traveler’s Checks

Buying Traveler’s Checks the Right Way Traveler’s checks are designed with safety in mind.  Not only are they accepted at locations all over the world, they also come in different currencies including the US Dollar, Euro, Canadian Do … [Read more...]

How to Manage Money While Traveling

Money Matters: How to Manage Your Funds While Traveling Unforeseen events often come up when we are away from home which means that we should be prepared financially to address them while traveling.  A fine-tuned budget allows for the … [Read more...]

How to Replace a Lost Passport

Replacing a Lost Passport the Hassle-Free Way A lost passport can spell trouble abroad.  That is why it is so important to make copies of all your important documents before you leave for a trip.  Having a file on hand that contains … [Read more...]

How to Pack for a Camping Trip

Packing For a Camping Trip in Five Easy Steps Camping is a pastime enjoyed by people of all ages.  Packing up the car and setting off to a location in the forest or at the lake can bring individuals closer to nature and help them … [Read more...]

How to Get Cheap Hotel Deals

Cheap Hotel Deals You Can’t Afford to Miss Let’s face it.  One of the most expensive parts of going on vacation is paying for lodging.  Even at budget prices, the most stripped down hotel can cost a fortune and that’s if you’re only … [Read more...]

How to Buy Auto Insurance

Car Insurance Tips If you've just got your drivers license or first automobile, you might not know how to buy auto insurance. This article gives you tips for buying car insurance at an affordable rate by researching your pertinent … [Read more...]

How to Buy Pepper Spray

When it comes to personal protection, there's no weapon like pepper spray. Guns are dangerous in the home, expensive to own and keep up, and illegal in many situations, making it impractical to depend solely on a handgun for your … [Read more...]

How to Exchange Currency

How to Exchange Currency You're traveling outside the country. Unless you're sticking close to the United States borders (Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean Islands), you will have to know how to exchange currency. Exchanging … [Read more...]

How to Buy Cheap Airline Tickets

How to Buy Cheap Airline Tickets The cost of flying is going up -- fees for luggage, snacks, and higher costs of the tickets themselves mean your air-travel has never been more expensive. Unless you've been living under a rock since … [Read more...]

How to Rent a Private Island

8 Tips for Renting Private Islands We all enjoy taking a vacation from time to time, but have you ever considered taking one on your own private island? There are literally hundreds available for rent around the globe, and this … [Read more...]

How to Protect Yourself from Pickpockets

How To Prevent Crime We've all heard the horror stories about travel in Europe. "Don't worry about being shot, but the pickpockets are everywhere." Nothing ruins a vacation more quickly than having all of your valuables stolen. Not … [Read more...]

How Long Does It Take to Get a Passport

Tips For Getting a Passport There are two answers to this question. If you go through the standard passport acquisition process, then it takes around four to six weeks. If you submit your application during the peak travel season, … [Read more...]

How to Get Good Deals on a Hotel Room

Seven Tips for Getting Good Deals on Hotel Rooms Whether you’re traveling abroad or within the borders of your own country, it’s important to know how to get good deals on a hotel room. Traveling is expensive enough, so why pay more f … [Read more...]

How to Find Haunted Locations

Finding Haunted Locations Once upon a time, my buddies and I would ride our bikes around the outskirts of our small Texas town, looking for haunted stuff. By our incredibly high standards, something was "haunted" if it was dark, … [Read more...]

How to Fend Off Sharks

Ways to Defend Yourself From Sharks So you're in Australia on your dream vacation. One minute you're snorkeling with the family, wondering what you'll eat for dinner, not thinking about work, maybe you're even a little bit happy. … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Trip to Disney World

Disney World Trip Planning Tips Have you ever wanted to plan that magical vacation? Disney World is one of the best luxury vacations for the whole family but many people might have trouble planning it. After all, there are so many … [Read more...]

How to Avoid a Pickpocket

Tips for a Avoiding Pickpockets If you like to travel, you should be aware of how to avoid a pickpocket. These sneaky men and women are active in major cities across the globe, especially in places like London, Paris, New York and … [Read more...]