Unbelievable Beaches That Will Make You Want To Travel This Spring!

For those of us who aren’t lucky enough to live in year-round warm weather, our favourite escapes often include white sandy beaches and clear water. Calming ocean waves and lots of sun (and a little shade) can be found in many places around the world, but some are truly beautiful spaces deserving of the word “paradise”, and make perfect places to visit, relax, party and everything in between. Here, we go through some of the world’s most beautiful beaches that will make you NEED to travel this spring.



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Avoid These Common Travel Hassles On Your Next Trip!

Besides the more exciting aspect of travelling, there can be small snags that can put a damper on your journey; and most are totally avoidable. At RISE Gear, we want to try to make sure you can have the easiest travel adventure ever. In our latest blog post we will go through a few ways you can make sure you’re ready for anything and avoid these common travel hassles on your trip.


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Helpful Tips to Stay Organized During a Business Trip


Business trips can be stressful. Between travel reservations, baggage check, car rentals, and cramming in as many meetings as possible, it can be a challenge to manage your time effectively and stay organized. And if you’re not organized, it’s difficult to make a good impression on both clients and colleagues.

If you’re a frequent-flying business professional and occasionally find yourself scrambling to find your passport or running through airport terminals to catch your flight, you’re in luck, because we have some handy tips for you for how to stay organized during a business trip.

Passports, ID and ticket

When you’re travelling, making sure you have the necessary travel papers is a must. Thanks to online check-in, it has never been easier to get to your gate with time to spare. Printing your ticket in advance, as well as getting your ID and passport ready a day or two before your flight, is a great way to make your travel less stressful and give yourself more time to prepare for meetings.
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South Africa On A Budget

South Africa is one of the world’s most beautiful countries, so it makes perfect that sense that plenty of people want to visit In addition to being beautiful, it’s also one of the most expensive places in the world to go. If you’re flying there from anywhere in North America, you can already count on paying around $1500 and spending about a day to travel there. With all of that said, it’s more possible than you might think to have a trip that’s affordable without having to miss out on any of the great things that the country has to offer. Here are just a few ways that you can explore South Africa on a budget. Continue reading South Africa On A Budget

Global Holiday Gift Ideas

If there’s one great thing about traveling the world, it’s the ideas for great gifts you get from the different destinations you go to or just from travel in general. Think beyond the plastic takeaways that are usually available at the airport or hotel lobby, most countries around the world have all of their own amazing finds in stores and markets. If you’re travelling anywhere during the fall or early winter, that means you’re going to have plenty of chances to buy holiday gifts for your loved ones no matter what you’re celebrating. How else can you share the gift of new destinations with everyone? You might not be able to bring them all with you, but it’s more than possible to bring a piece of said destination back home to them. Here are just a few of the very best global holiday gift ideas to help you on your way. Continue reading Global Holiday Gift Ideas

Breakfast Around The World

As the weather gets a bit chillier in many countries, it’s becoming much more important to have a warm and hearty meal at what is typically the coldest point of the day: the morning. All over the world, breakfast looks different to different people and it’s always fun to indulge in the local way of eating when you’re on your trip. Some might look similar to what you already eat at home, while others are a brand new journey. Here are just a few of the most interesting breakfasts from around the world.

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2018 Travel Trends

As the last quarter of the year gets into full swing, it’s only natural that we start looking to the following year. Travel continued to become more and more popular thanks to social media and tons of digital information that makes easier than ever to get around. Whether you’re planning a winter getaway or a trip for next spring, summer or fall, there’s plenty to keep in mind with 2018 right around the corner. Here are just a few of the most important upcoming 2018 travel trends. Continue reading 2018 Travel Trends

World’s Best Sunset Views

Sunsets are something that happens each and every day but depending on your view, the experience will always be totally different each time. From Oceanside to overlooking a bustling city, sunsets in various parts of the world will resonate differently based on your vantage point. Many will make for the perfect photo opportunity and others will be a scene so breathtaking you’ll forget to take your camera or phone out to share it! Not all views are created equal but there are always going to be locations within a destination that makes for the perfect spots to see a sunset up close and personal. Here are just a few of the world’s best sunset views. Continue reading World’s Best Sunset Views

The Best Views Around The World

If there’s anything that matters, it’s breathtaking views when we’re on our trips. Exploring is important, but so is capturing the whole experience. While many destinations around the world are beautiful, there are some that provide some of the most amazing views on the planet. Don’t hesitate to pull out your phone or camera and capture these great views as you see them. No matter the time of day or night, these perspectives are going to give you some of the most amazing photos along the way. Here are just a few of the best views around the world – from stunning cityscapes to rolling tundras. Continue reading The Best Views Around The World

The Best Fall Festivals To Enjoy This Year

If there’s one thing about fall, it’s how enchanting it can be to watch the leaves change color. No matter where you go, you can enjoy the beauty of autumn in nearly any destination. From romantic getaways to educational trips, there are some places in this world that look better in the fall months! Film festivals and sightseeing fairs all over the world are held in the fall, and it’s regarded as a time of renewal for many. While some people look to escape the cooler weather by heading to warm destinations, there are lots of places that you can embrace cooling temperatures and great food, wine, film and art events along the way. Here are just a few of the best places to enjoy fall festivals no matter where you go! Continue reading The Best Fall Festivals To Enjoy This Year