How to Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the recent world events, we all share feelings of helplessness, worry, and uncertainty. During this challenging time, we all try to find something that releases our stress and brings happiness into our lives, while maintaining a bit of normalcy. Traveling is one of those activities in our lives that resets our psyches and centers … Continue reading How to Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Travel Documents

Travel Documents Being prepared makes travel much more enjoyable by saving time and avoiding unnecessary stress. Below is a list of travel documents you should not forget while traveling. Please note that some items are not required for every travel destination. Driver’s License For obvious reasons, like driving, and checking into a hotel, you will … Continue reading Travel Documents

Five Tips for New Travelers

Unless you are an anomaly, your first several excursions will include countless mistakes, half-witted behavior, and lack the knowledge needed to have a stress-free, mostly error-free journey. You’ll probably feel somewhat uncomfortable, and/or possibly concerned about what to expect during your travels. Reading material such as ‘Five Tips for New Travelers’ will help you transition … Continue reading Five Tips for New Travelers

Tips for Planning a Family Reunion

A generation ago, family reunions were held at a family members house. Each family would bring an assigned food item to share in the potluck, and everyone would chip in to help cover the additional costs. One person was able to handle the planning of the reunion. Nowadays, families are scattered miles and miles and … Continue reading Tips for Planning a Family Reunion

No Hotel Gym, No Problem

I’ve been working out routinely for years, it’s a big part of my life, as well as Kimberly’s. I crave the positive feeling in my body from the release of natural endorphins. It’s a good addiction to have, if you were to have one, and very beneficial to the body as well as the mind. … Continue reading No Hotel Gym, No Problem

Protect Your Home When You Travel

You have made all the necessary arrangements for your trip. But, have you made the necessary arrangements for the residence that you are leaving behind while traveling? Not sure what arrangements you should make? Listed below are ways that you can protect your home while you are traveling. Get a security system, and make sure … Continue reading Protect Your Home When You Travel

U.S. Passport Basics

You must have a U.S. passport to travel outside of the U.S. and U.S. Territories. To obtain a passport you should become acquainted with the process to make it as smooth as possible. Receiving your passport does take time, it is not something that can be done quickly, even if you pay the expedited fee, … Continue reading U.S. Passport Basics

Key Phrases to Know Before Traveling Abroad

There are many key phrases that travelers should learn how to say prior to traveling to another area that speaks a different language than you. Helpful hint: If you feel that you are not fluent with the key phrases, write them down in a little notebook, and carry it with you. Make sure that each … Continue reading Key Phrases to Know Before Traveling Abroad

Know Before You Go

Travelers have an obligation to not only know basic traveling etiquette, but they also have an obligation to know key things about the area in which they are traveling too. Awareness of culture and climate is imperative when traveling. Take the time to learn their way of life so that you do not offend those … Continue reading Know Before You Go

Basic Travel Etiquette for Beginners

Like most things in life, there is a right way, and a wrong way to do things, traveling is no exception. Since nobody enjoys dealing with an ass, following these common sense guidelines will at least prevent you from looking like one. It’s not difficult, and common decency allows everyone’s travel experience to be more … Continue reading Basic Travel Etiquette for Beginners