Travel Tips and Ideas

Comparing Credit Card Travel Protection to Traditional Travel Protection

A common practice among travelers is choosing not to buy travel protection because they believe their credit cards have enough protection. What they may not realize is there can be significant differences between credit card travel protection and traditional travel protection. Those differences can really affect travelers if things go wrong on their trips.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Claim

You did a lot of smart things while planning your trip. You didn’t wait until the last minute to book your flight and hotel. You know how you’re getting to and from the airport. You purchased your travel protection plan way in advance. You even booked yourself an appointment at the spa. Good thinking! Now, you can look forward to relaxation, good food and good company. But what if something happens and you have to file a claim? Well, here are 5 claim filing mistakes you can avoid to keep the claim process rolling and avoid delays.

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A Guide to: Valentine’s Day in Napa

Imagine spending Valentine’s Day with your loved one surrounded by majestic scenery and savoring great wine. Now imagine sipping that wine in Napa Valley, California, celebrating the holiday of love together. Such a dream can easily become reality this Valentine’s Day, which just so happens to land on a weekend this year! We’ve got some great ideas for making the weekend a romantic getaway to remember.

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5 Ways to Deal with Culture Shock

Often times we are inspired to travel the world to experience new cultures. However, this doesn’t mean that there aren’t times where we feel culture shock. Culture shock is a disorientation, either physical or psychological, that occurs when we are encountering a new place. This is because the environment, including landscape and culture, are inherently different from what we are used to. But there are a few things that you can do in order to combat those negative feelings in order to enjoy all the time you have while traveling!

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4 Wonders of Iceland You Won’t Want to Miss

Iceland, the land of fire and ice, has some of the world’s most unique and captivating landscapes. What used to be considered a layover on the way to points of interest in Europe has become a hotspot destination for tourists over the years. For the adventure seeker in you, here are some great suggestions of places to visit.

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What You Need to Know Before Booking Your Next Cruise

Traveling is something many of us look forward to all year long. When booking a cruise there are a few things you’ll want to consider when beginning the planning stages. We’ve laid out some areas you’ll want to focus on when completing this task; check them out!

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Why You Should Book a Cruise This Wave Season

Why You Should Book a Cruise This Wave Season

Cruises are a great way to explore the world. Wave Season (January-March) is a great time to book a cruise – with your other half, entire family, or even friends! During these months, you could score some great deals on a cruise vacation so make sure to talk to your travel agent. Here are some of the reasons we think you should book a cruise this year.

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How Food Tourism is Changing the Travel Industry

What is Food Tourism?

Food tourism is the desire to travel in order to absorb new cultures through flavors and tastes. We are motivated to experience differences throughout the world in the dishes people eat and the way they share meals together. Food, in fact, is one facet in cultural diversity which brings people together that transcends words. When we taste something, we learn a great deal about that culture and the person who made the dish. There are even insights into how humans throughout history have learned to cultivate the land they have been given, as well as how to support their people through the climate that they find themselves in. Food is the basis and the crux of any society, and its diversity should be taken advantage of when traveling the world.

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5 Reasons Students Need Travel Protection

One of the greatest things that a student can do is travel. This type of travel can be a short vacation with a group of peers, a volunteer program, or a study abroad program. In each case, young adults have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a culture other than their own. This is invaluable for students and it expands their ways of learning by being able to experience cultures and traditions around the world. But, with the exciting adventures that lie ahead, it is also important to recognize the risks that can arise from this expedition.

There are several risks that could come along with students traveling. Whatever the risk, it is important to purchase travel insurance to be proactive in case something does happen to go wrong. Here is a list of 5 reasons you or your student shouldn’t overlook travel coverage.

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How to Stick to Your Diet While Traveling

Traveling is a time for us to try new things; most of the time that leads us to new food and drink indulgences. While we want to enjoy calorie filled treats its also important to try our best to stay on a healthy track while were away from home. We’ve come up with some easy tips to stay on track!

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