Category: Travel Tips (page 2 of 17)

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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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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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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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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3 Essentials for Your Next Road Trip

This beautiful country has plenty of great places to explore. Why not forgo a trip that involves a plane and take a road trip? There are amazing attractions like museums, theme parks, and cities just waiting for you to visit. While you plan, there are some key essentials to keep in mind. They can help make your trip safe, exciting, and unforgettable.

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What to Do If You Get Sick Before Vacation

Each trip that we go on is a blessing. This is especially true when things go off without a hitch. But sometimes we run into bumps in the road that make our travel plans less than perfect. Nevertheless, we often are able to plan in advance, so that when things go wrong we at least have a backup plan. What happens when something beyond our control like getting sick right before you’re supposed to leave for vacation? We’ve come up with a few tips to help you navigate these unfortunate waters.

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Virtual Reality Vacations

Most of us look forward to the time that we get to explore the world outside of our hometowns. Sometimes though, there are circumstances that prevent you from being able to venture further than your normal commute. Why should that mean that you need to miss out on seeing new places and learning about new cultures? Luckily, in the 21st century, we don’t have to sit idly waiting for our next adventure. That’s where virtual reality comes into play. Check out some great vacations that you can experience right from the comfort of your own couch.

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