Posts Tagged“travel”

Does Your Family Need a Break?

Is it too far in the past that your family had a chance to get away for a vacation or even a day trip? If the answer is yes, don’t you think it is time to change that? Families need to come together at times and take a family trip to keep everyone happy and plugging along. Whether that getaway is leaving town for a week or more, a weekend journey, or even a day trip; start planning now. With that in mind, where might your family be heading to soon? Considering Your Options There are many options for your…

Smart Packing Tips for your Next Trip

  Planning a holiday is always exciting. You’re looking forward to the things you’ll do and the places you’ll see. And sometimes, in our excitement, we tend to overthink and pack things that are not exactly necessary for the trip. Doing so can result in paying more substantial fees for your luggage, or you may find difficulty in trying to find documents and other belongings when you’re inline for airport security. Pack Smart for your holiday When preparing for your holiday, it pays to know everything you can about the destination. That includes: what kind of weather you should expect…

Where will your next Vacation be?

where will your next vacation be

Planning your next vacation getaway? If so, you are not alone. For many individuals and families too, taking some time to get away is a necessity in life. With that being the case, where will your next vacation stop be?   Take Your Time to Research Unless you already have a vacation destination set in stone, it is a good idea to research your options before deciding your next vacation. If thinking of traveling outside the U.S., more planning is going to be the norm than if you were staying stateside. So, if vacation tours in Santiago de Chile get your attention, where…

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking The Inca Trail

One of the most popular walking trails in the world, the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is well known all over the world with travelers who hope to see the famous sight one day. It gives hikers a unique approach to the mountain, and can help them avoid the tourist crowds that approach Machu Picchu each day via bus and train. But the actual trip down what is known as the Inca Trail can be more complicated than visitors realize. There is a lot to consider before strapping on a backpack and proceeding down the trail, including which route to…

5 Top Things to Do in Ecuador

Ecuador is chock full of amazing places to go and things to see and it’s the perfect destination for whatever you seek from a foodie getaway to an adrenaline-fulled adventure vacation. Here are 5 of the top things to do in Ecuador. Private Mindo Zip Lining, Chocolate and Equator Zip lining is one of those activities you have to try at some point of your life. Not only do you get a huge adrenaline rush, but the beautiful views of the surrounding landscapes are breath-taking. So, why not take a trip to the Private Mindo Zip Lining, and while there, …

The Best Way to Spend a Memorable 36 Hours in Glasgow

Glasgow is known for a lot of things, but tourism and education are on the very top of that list. Whether you are the reserved tourist who is interested in the scenic views or the music enthusiast who wants to listen to various genre of music, Glasgow has got you covered. If you are planning a 3 day getaway that would both exciting and leisurely, you have to come to Glasgow. Below are some things you can do to have a memorable holiday. GO SOLO Take a relaxing stroll down the Kelvin River. This picturesque route leads you to the…

Doxycycline: The Most Important Thing in Your Suitcase

Malaria is a serious concern for travelers heading to certain tropical and sub-tropical destinations, especially Africa, South Asia and South America. The disease is transmitted by the female Anopheles mosquito which injects the disease-causing parasite, Plasmodium, into its human host through its saliva during a blood meal. There are five different species responsible for malaria in humans, and they vary in the severity of disease they cause. The most deadly form is commonly found in sub-Saharan Africa. Around 1,700 malaria cases are diagnosed in the US each year in returning travelers. Malaria can be severe and even fatal if left…

The Best Way to See Barcelona

  Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world to explore and was built over a long period of time, showing history from the Romans and more recently Gaudi but that’s not the only reason why people explore the rich city of Barcelona, a city renowned for it’s culture and people. Many people choose to take a tour to discover every corner of Barcelona with BGB. There are so many things to see, to get the most of your trip you need someone to show you around. A tour guide will help you to get your bearings of…

Single parents: how to travel safely with kids in tow

For many of us, travelling alone is a challenge in itself – what more for single parents who want to bring their tots along with them during a holiday break or a weekend getaway? It’s no surprise that single parents get the short end of travel package deals. Travel companies focus on two adults who pay for two more than a single parent. The lack of options shouldn’t deter you because it’s definitely doable – and downright enjoyable to travel with your kid/s in tow! Here are some travel safety tips to remember so you can focus on the fun…

What to Look For In a Singles Vacation

Travel brochures and online travel sites seem to always be showing is images of perfect destinations with couples and families at the heart of the image. For many of us however, this is not what we are after and there are many of us singletons in the World who just want to enjoy a great vacation. There is also a common misconception that just because we are single, that we are actively looking for love, that is not the case for many of us and mostly we just want a relaxing break, perhaps a stranger or two to have a chat…