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

Travel Personalities – What Type Are You?

There are many different types of travel personalities. Knowing which one(s) you and any companion(s) are will help guide you to experience the world to the fullest. The world is gigantic and can be overwhelming. There is just too much to see, to see things that don’t interest you, don’t make your heart sing, or … Continue reading Travel Personalities – What Type Are You?

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

Are You a Traveler or a Tourist?

Many people may not think that there is a difference between a traveler and a tourist, because in the dictionary these two words are listed as synonyms for one another, but there is actually a  difference. You are probably wondering how could there be a difference when a tourist travels to other locations just as … Continue reading Are You a Traveler or a Tourist?

Why do I travel?

There are many reasons why people travel. I often hear it’s for making memories, embarking on new adventures, and scheduling time to relax. I can agree with all of those reasons. There are actually some people who hate traveling; I, personally cannot relate. I absolutely love traveling, and exploring new destinations is exhilarating. For me, … Continue reading Why do I travel?