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
New York City is one of the biggest and busiest cities in the world, and it can be difficult to pack in all of the amazing things you can do, see, eat and experience over the course of 2 days. Like any large city, there is usually tons of ground to cover, and it’s important to think about exactly what you want to see while you’re in New York. Here are just a few ways you can spend the perfect weekend in NYC! Continue reading Spend The Perfect Weekend In NYC
Heading to Brazil can be a beautiful and exhilarating experience, but also a very expensive one. For many travelers, everything from the flight to the accommodations can prove pretty steep but there are ways to make the most of it and save money along the way. Here are just a few tips to do Brazil on a budget! Continue reading How To Do Brazil On A Budget
With most trips, the most expensive part is the flight to your destination. It’s also a cost that can be extremely flexible depending on how well you plan ahead and the airline you fly with! With the advent of more and more “budget travellers”, low cost airlines are now more popular than ever. Airlines that used to only serve small regions or continents for reasonably low prices are now seeing the value of extending themselves to North America and beyond, such as Europe-based RyanAir and WowAir. It’s not always as simple as booking the cheapest ticket you find, and it’s important to consider the extras that you might be losing out on by not booking with a major airline. Ultimately, the choice is yours but there’s no reason why you should be scared to travel the world now that it can be much more affordable than ever before with low cost airlines Continue reading The Pros & Cons of Low Cost Airlines
The great thing about travelling the Caribbean is that you have so many choices! From all ends, you have your pick of amazingly beautiful locations and the island nation of Antigua & Barbuda is no different. There are plenty of places you can go to enjoy the island sun, but here are just a few reasons why you should visit Antigua in 2017! Continue reading Why You Should Visit Antigua In 2017
During the winter months in North America, most people make their travel plans to hot & sunny destinations to escape the cold, but there’s plenty of travellers who don’t mind a bit of cold! There are tons of destinations for travellers who love winter and winter activities like skiing, snowboarding and so much here. Here are are just some of the best destinations for travellers who actually love winter!
If a beautiful sandy beach and clear waters off the coast of Eastern Africa sounds like one of the places you want to see in 2017, look no further than the island nation of Mauritius. No matter what you’re into, you can find it here alongside some pretty great weather. From history, nature, art, food or good old fashioned exploration, there’s plenty to see and do while you’re here. With such amazing weather year round, there’s never a bad time to head there, but May to December will give you the warmest months of the year. Pack your Rise Gear bags and find out why you should visit Mauritius in 2017! Continue reading Why You Should Visit Mauritius In 2017
The great thing about travel bucket lists is that everyone’s is totally and completely different, so no two lists will ever look the same. The cities and countries on the lists will vary, but the goal is always the same: to see as many of them as possible! When making your list, it’s important to think about the reasons why you want to travel, and this will help you figure out where you should go next if you’re stuck for ideas. Once you’ve travelled a lot of finished one bucket list, creating a new one might be a bit trickier. The start of a new year is a good time to create a brand new list for yourself, or at least make some changes to a list you might have already. Here are just a few tips on making the perfect 2017 travel bucket list. Continue reading Making The Perfect 2017 Travel Bucket List
No matter what you celebrate, December is definitely the gift-giving time of year. For those of us who travel regularly and have other friends and family who do the same, it’s likely that the gifts will be geared towards that. Every year, there are newer and newer products that make for the most thoughtful and useful gifts. Here are just a few of the best gifts fort he travellers in your life!
When it comes to European travel, you don’t always need much reason to go. The entire region is full of many amazing and interesting destinations and feature everything from great food to fantastic architecture. One place that has those things and so much more is Amsterdam. The capital city of the Netherlands is just as much an urban center as it is a city filled with old world charm. Though this list could very well be endless, here are just 7 reasons you should visit Amsterdam today.