Road Trip Essentials

While flying to your destination is always fun, there’s just something about taking a road trip and driving where you need to go that creates such a fun and lively experience. Depending on where you’re headed, your drive is set to be longer than a flight might be – making the essentials you have to bring along with you a little bit different. On the plus side, you don’t have to split your luggage up in items you can bring with you and once you’ll have to check; although it can be said that some of your items being in the trunk might have the same effect. Nevertheless, there are always going to be specific things that you can bring along for the trip to make the whole experience that much better. Here are just a few road trip essentials to get you from point A to point B and everywhere in between. Continue reading “Road Trip Essentials”

Are You A Frequent Flier?

You might travel a few times a year, but some travellers are truly frequent fliers. Not only do you know your home airport like the back of your hand, you also have tons of cool information and knowledge about the rest of the world as well. You might not know it, but there are a handful of ways to tell if someone is a frequent flier, and it might be things you do on an everyday basis without even realizing it! Here are just a few of the signs that you’re a frequent flier! Continue reading “Are You A Frequent Flier?”

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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Why is Travel Insurance so Scary?

Many travelers don’t think they need travel insurance but the truth of the matter is that it’s more useful than you might realize. No matter where you go in the world, there are going to be risks involved that you should be aware of – but that doesn’t mean you should panic! Having insurance helps you make sure that you can make the absolute most out of your trip without having to worry about things that might sully the excitement. Think about what the most common risks are that are associated with travel and more than likely there is coverage that can give you peace of mind. Online resources are always great but they can sometimes make travelers feel as though life hacks and tips can always protect you from things that might go wrong. Here are just a few of the reasons that insurance is still a good idea in 2017. Continue reading “Why is Travel Insurance so Scary?”

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”

How To Pick The Ultimate Travel Camera

If there’s one thing about travel that we tend to love most, it’s the memories that you’re able to capture! While many people just take photos on their smartphones, there are other travelers who get a rush out of taking incredible photos with great cameras. It can sometimes be tricky to know which camera you should or shouldn’t buy, but there are tons of resources online – like this blog! – that can help. You don’t have to be a professional in order to use an amazing camera on your travels. All you need is a little bit of know-how, a great eye, and interesting subjects and you’ll be on your way. Searching for a bunch of brand names will only take you so far if you’re not sure exactly what you should be looking for. By keeping very specific things in mind, it will make the whole process of choosing a camera that much easier. Here are just a few of those things to help you pick the ultimate travel camera! Continue reading “How To Pick The Ultimate Travel Camera”

Best Apps For Learning A Language

One of the best things about traveling to a new country is the possibility of learning a whole new language when you go. In the digital age, it’s easier than ever to pick up a new language before you even embark on your trip! Whether you’re hoping to learn a few words, be conversational or fluent, there are plenty of great apps that can help you along your way. Knowing another language is great to help you get around in any destination you might be, haggle prices and even help others around you. It’s important to try to at least pick up basic words and phrases like hello, please and thank you, but going beyond that will get you that much farther! Here are just a few of the best apps on the market to help when learning a language.

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The Best Websites For Finding Cheap Flights

Depending on where you’re going, the flight will likely be the most expensive part of any trip. It’s a few hundred to sometimes thousands of dollars – particularly if you’re traveling to a few places in a single trip. What’s most important is getting the most convenient routes and flights to anywhere that you need to go, but the cost is also going to be a major deciding factor in whether or not you book a particular flight. Coming across sales and deals for a fight can sometimes feel like a fluke – popping up randomly as you’re checking out to your delighted surprise. There are ways, however, to stay on top of these kinds of changes to that you can be aware of the sales and discounts that exist for flights at all times. Luckily, there are plenty of websites that cater to this kind of need and round up all of the best flight deals together in one place so that you don’t have to go looking for it or stumble across it by chance. Typically, your best bet is to sign up to any kind of alerts available on these websites so that you can get their updates directly to your email inbox – and following the websites’ social media accounts is a great idea as well. All in all, there are tons of websites like this but it can be tricky to know where to start! Here are just a few of the best websites for finding cheap flights to any destination your heart may desire. Continue reading “The Best Websites For Finding Cheap Flights”