Travel Blog Posts

Fun Family Vacation Destinations

Fun Family Vacation Destinations

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on April 22, 2014 in Travel

Summertime means no school, warm weather, and plenty of family time. It also, for many families, means taking a fun family vacation. Of course, not every family vacation turns out as anticipated; we have all been on that trip that just does not go the way we expected, and someone gets upset. But family vacations... Read More ...

How to Sit By the Best Stranger on a Long-Distance Train

How to Sit By the Best Stranger on a Long-Distance Train

Posted by Allison Ammermuller on April 14, 2014 in Travel

Plenty of articles already exist about the types of people you want to avoid on a train. The crying baby, the guy with the small bladder, the hygienically challenged – take your pick. But rather than focus on the people you should stay away from during your ride, consider finding... Read More ...

7 Tips for Overcoming Language Barriers While Traveling

7 Tips for Overcoming Language Barriers While Traveling

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Travel

Traveling around the world can be some of life’s greatest experiences. By visiting new countries and sampling different types of foods and cultures, you gain a greater understanding of our collective global consciousness. In the course of your adventures, it wouldn’t be uncommon for you to occasionally feel intimidated by language and communication barriers. To... Read More ...

7 Tricks to Flying More Comfortably

7 Tricks to Flying More Comfortably

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Travel

We’ve all been on those long flights that never seem to end. You’re crammed between other travelers and there’s too much noise for your liking. You just can’t seem to get any sleep – or even get comfortable – and you arrive home yawning or rubbing your sore neck. With those unpleasant experiences in mind,... Read More ...

How to Prepare for Travel to High-Risk Destinations

How to Prepare for Travel to High-Risk Destinations

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Travel

Travel is an awesome way to meet new people and experience other cultures. Meeting locals in faraway places can give us lasting memories and a new perspective of our own lives. While many destinations are safe and most people aren’t going to take advantage of you, it’s always smart to take safety precautions abroad... Read More ...

How Travel Medical Insurance Can Give You Peace of Mind

How Travel Medical Insurance Can Give You Peace of Mind

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Travel

It’s winter and you’re leaving home for warmer climates. You pack your swimsuit, sunscreen and beach supplies and soon you’re off to a much-needed vacation. Protecting yourself from the risk of illness or injury while you’re abroad is the absolute last thing on your mind. But what would happen to you in the event of... Read More ...

Top 5 International Travel Apps

Top 5 International Travel Apps

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Travel

All travel requires a certain amount of planning. But you want to ensure you’re especially prepared when heading to a different country, where language and cultural barriers may be harder to overcome. Having a full range of mobile tools at your disposal can significantly improve your experience. With smartphones, managing your trip is a more... Read More ...

Top 5 Ladies-Only Trips

Top 5 Ladies-Only Trips

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Travel

You love your family but sometimes you just need to get away and spend time with your girlfriends. Give the kids a hug, your partner a smooch, and head out for one of these 5 re-energizing and rejuvenating ladies-only trips: The Wine Trip – Wineries have popped up all over the world, from Monterey, to... Read More ...

When Using a Travel Agent is Better Than Planning Your Own Trip

When Using a Travel Agent is Better Than Planning Your Own Trip

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Travel

Travel agents once held the keys to the vacation kingdom. But the rise of the internet and the subsequent prevalence of online travel sites has led many to forsake using travel agents altogether. Despite the DIY turn of vacation planning, there are still several occasions when using a travel agent makes sense. Uncertainty: It’s one... Read More ...

U.S. Visa Information

U.S. Visa Information

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on April 4, 2014 in Travel

Visitors come from all over the world to travel in the United States. From short business trips to permanent immigration, most visitors must obtain a visa before entering the U.S. Knowing international travel requirements before embarking on your journey can save valuable time and prevent travel mishaps.... Read More ...