Travel Tips

Avoid Jet Lag

There's nothing worse than spending the first day or so of your vacation feeling groggy and out of sorts. Jet lag can range from making you feel slightly drowsy to actually making you feel ill. If the time difference itself wasn't enough to cause...
If you plan well in advance, you'll be able to deal with any roadblocks along the way.

Vacations are supposed to be your time away to de​-stress. However, the vacation-planning process itself can be a source of the very stress from which you're getting away. Here are some tips for planning a vacation with as little anxiety as possible: 1. Plan early Plan...
Packing Tips

So your cruise departure is in a week’s time and you are unsure of how you should pack for your trip? These essential cruise travel tips will help you finalize your packing: Roll and Fold Clothes Properly A stack of clothes awaits you when you start your packing. Roll your clothes...
Avoid Dehydration on a Flight

Flights can leave you feeling dehydrated when you arrive at your destination. This is because the air in an airplane is dry: Usually, cabins are kept at about 20 percent humidity, while people are most comfortable with humidity in the 50 to 70 percent range....
Adventure cruises can give you the chance to really explore the world: Make sure you're ready.

Packing for any vacation can be a challenge. You have to figure out if there are any days you'll need multiple outfits, decide how often you'll get a chance to do laundry, question how willing you're going to be to actually do laundry during your trip,...
Planning out how you'll spend money on vacation can help you keep expenses low.

Travelers often get a little bit starry-eyed when it comes to planning their dream vacations. So starry-eyed, in fact, that they forget to consider how much their trip will cost. If you start planning your get-away without a budget in mind, you may end up with a...
If you're planning a trip to Brazil, make sure to apply for your tourist visa.

If you're planning a trip to Brazil, you will need to obtain a tourist visa. Although many countries only require a passport, Brazil is one of the places that requires a visa, even for short visits. Here's how you can get everything you need...
Best Books to Bring on Vacation

A relaxing vacation is a great time to dive into a compelling novel. Whether you're looking for something to kill time on the plane or a way to unwind on the beach, reading a good book can hit the spot. Here are a few recommendations based...
Scam artists know that travelers have a lot on their minds, and take advantage of this.

There's a lot to occupy your mind when you're on vacation. You're navigating an unfamiliar location, trying to stick to a schedule and, in the case of international travel, possibly dealing with an unfamiliar language. Unfortunately, this preoccupation makes you a prime target for...