3 Apps to Use When Traveling to NYC and Abroad

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Tipping Customs in Other Countries – What Are They, And Why Are They Different?

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Visitors to the USA are often surprised by how many types of workers it is customary to tip, and how much of a tip is considered appropriate. It can also work the other way, with American travelers over tipping almost to the point of causing confusion or offense in other countries. It is always a good idea to research the etiquette for things like tipping in countries you plan to visit, so you can avoid any social embarrassment. However, you may also be wondering why standard tipping protocols tend to be different in other countries. Are people just less generous? Are the workers in service roles just less appreciated in those countries?

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How to Prep for a Romantic Getaway

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There are all different styles of vacations one can take depending on your interests, budget, and the destination itself. Arguably one of the most enjoyable styles of vacations, though, is a romantic getaway for two. If you’ve got a holiday planned for you and your special someone, there’s a few things you can do in advance to help you prep and be ready for the trip.  [Read more…]

Outdoor Activities: Risks to be Aware of All Year Round

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Whether you work outdoors or simply just love being in the open air, you do need to be careful. While it’s fine to enjoy yourself, and take risks and have fun, you can’t be reckless. Nature is powerful, and if you mess up or make a mistake, it’s not always forgiving. If you’re going to go hiking, enjoy watersports or work with animals, you need to know how to be respectful, and what warning signs to watch out for. If you can get the measure of this, then you can enjoy your outdoor fun without any worries. However, if you struggle to know what a risk is, and what it isn’t, then you could put both yourself and your group in danger.

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Entertainment Ideas To Keep You Busy Year-Round

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There comes a time in life when you’re going to be bored. You’ll want to be busy, but won’t know what to do with your time. That’s when it’s smart to have a list of activities to choose from that’ll bring you out of your slump. Get excited about the fact that there’s fun options for you to participate in.

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Best Cars for Road Trips

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It’s important to do a number of things to prepare for a road trip before you actually set out on your road trip. While spontaneity is fun for lots of areas of life, taking a spontaneous road can mean a lot of wasted time and money. Doing a little pre-planning can help you enjoy your road trip that much more. And the first place to start is to look at the vehicle you intend to drive over the course of your road trip. Don’t think you need to limit yourself to whatever vehicle is parked in your driveway – you could always rent a car or van if you needed to. Let’s look at the best cars for long road trips.

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Five Reasons RV Travel is Becoming More Popular

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If you’ve ever dreamed of retiring and traveling the country, you are not alone. It is a romantic idea to drive and then set your car anywhere you please. Of course, you can improve that experience with an RV. Instead of setting up a tent, you have your traveling home with you. It is actually much more affordable to own and travel in an RV than it is to drive a car and rent hotel rooms. Really, there is no better time than now to get an RV. 

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How to turn your vacation to the UK into a spiritual journey

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If you were to group together the words ‘vacation’ and ‘journey’, most people would assume that you were talking about the way in which you are getting to your destination. However, a journey doesn’t always have to be physical, sometimes you can go on a spiritual journey, and sometimes you can combine the two. 

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