Travel Tips and Ideas

7 Easy Tips for Enhancing Your Travel Photos

So many of us take hundreds of photos while we travel. Many even travel with the sole intention of taking photos. How can we ensure that we’re taking the best pictures possible? Whether you’re using a stand-alone camera or a smart phone, there are a few tips that can help you bring your photography to the next level.

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3 Great U.S. Winter Vacations

Who says the best trips can only happen in the summer? Winter escapes can be dreamy and a lot of fun, too. Many places around the country are perfect locations for a getaway during the cooler months of the year. States like Maine, Montana, and parts of California have much to offer. With travel protection, you can book a winter vacay and know that your plans can be secured. Let us take you on a little tour and show you how travel protection may help safeguard any winter trip.

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Fall Fashion Trends That Will Transform the Way You Pack

Transitional seasons, such as Fall and Spring, are great inspirations for functional packing lists. What makes them so great is that they are equipped to satisfy both chiller and warmer weather at the drop of a hat. This means that you’ll need fewer pieces of clothing in your bags. Versatility is your best friend in all facets of travel, but ESPECIALLY when packing. Check out some of our favorite items that will change your packing habits – just in time for fall shopping sprees!

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Surviving a Flight Delay with Kids

You planned your trip down to the smallest detail. Packing was a breeze because you tend to over pack, anyway. The kids are excited and so are you. Congratulations, you’re going on your trip! At the airport, you patiently wait for your flight. You wait, and wait, and wait some more. The kids are getting antsy and you’re starting to feel like the trip is off to a bad start. After a while, you realize you’re experiencing a flight delay and there’s nothing you can do. On the contrary, there’s plenty you can do to survive a flight delay with kids. All it takes is a little creativity, some preparation, and travel protection.

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Visiting the Grand Canyon

If the Grand Canyon National Park was a novel, it would be considered epic. It’s layers of red rock hold millions of years of geological history.  It is easy for visitors to be mesmerized by the natural beauty of the park. Views from the lookout points showcase a wide expanse of towering rocks carved out by the Colorado River. One mile deep and eighteen miles wide, this great chasm in Arizona would be an unforgettable thing to experience. Here’s why you should add a trip there to your bucket list.

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Top Travel Scams to Avoid

Traveling and exploring the world is exciting. We get to experience new things and see the world from a new perspective. One thing we should do while traveling, though, is practicing safety. Being aware of life occurring around us is of the utmost importance, especially in foreign places. Here are some common travel scams that may be avoided with a little extra care and attention.

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What Not to Skimp on When Traveling

There are many ways to spend your money on vacation. Determining where to lay down your cash has to do with your preferences. Do you prefer a pricey hotel over low to mid-range accommodations? Do you want to fly on the cheap so you can spend more on your excursions? Maybe you’d like to buy groceries and cook for yourself instead of eating out every night. You’ll want to decide ahead of time what parts of your trip deserve a little more investment than others. We compiled a list of things you might not want to skimp on during your next adventure, regardless of your preferences. They may make the difference between a good vacation and one you’d like to forget!

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Choosing the Right Place to Stay When Traveling

Sometimes we envision ourselves visiting a certain location for weeks, months, or even years. There are a lot of factors that draw us to those places. We dream about new foods, experiencing differing cultures, learning local history, exploring new terrain – the list goes on. No matter the location, we have a list of items on our checklist that we want to see and do. What sometimes takes the back burner to these exciting activates is lodging. Truth be told, though, our nightly accommodations can make or break our travel plans. Focus on your daily activities, but spend some time choosing the perfect location to stay to unwind and get some much-needed rest.

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Discovering Yellowstone National Park

Have you been looking for a new trip idea? Are you looking for a bit of wonder and adventure? Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming may be your next destination! The park’s 3,500 square miles are full of thermal features, wildlife, and mountain wilderness. It has been preserved for its beauty and history, which spans thousands of years. The land was officially made into a national park in 1872 and has been amazing visitors ever since. Prepare yourself because a trip to Yellowstone may be one of the most memorable vacations you ever take.

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Keeping Your Money Safe While Traveling

There are many things that we need to keep safe while traveling. The most important item that we need while traveling, though, is money. It holds the key to every aspect of our trip from start to finish. So, we can see why it is the most important thing to keep safe. Check out some of our tips to keep your money safe throughout your entire time away from home.

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