5 Tips for an Eco-friendly Vacation

This beautiful planet of ours affords us many opportunities to experience diverse cultures and stunning natural wonders. In order for future generations to enjoy these same marvels, we must ensure that we do whatever possible to preserve this gorgeous Earth of ours. 

Eco-friendly Vacations

Next time you’re planning a trip to visit some of these amazing places, try to think of preservation as you plan, pack and travel. To help you make your trip as eco-friendly as possible (and in honor of Earth Day on Friday!), we’ve compiled these 5 ways to travel green.

 

Are you a Tourist or a Traveler?

Because the debate is often considered one of semantics, the words “tourist” and “traveler” are often used interchangeably. However, depending on how deep into the philosophy, and the local culture, you care to go, the two types of vacationers can have some very real differences…

Tourist vs. Traveler

7 Most Scenic Drives in the United States

Most Scenic Drives


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Across America, the Land of the Free lays claim to some of the most scenic byways anywhere on earth. From the sparkling Florida Keys, up across the majestic Rocky Mountains, over the “Mother Road” and along the Golden State’s coast, here are seven of the most scenic drives in the United States…

The Top 10 Free Apps for Travelers

app_collageOne of the greatest joys in life is traveling. But with so much to keep track of, sometimes it can be a headache. From finding the right hotel for your family, to exploring an unfamiliar city, and finally getting home safely, there are a lot of details to juggle! Luckily, there are a slew of travel apps to help you plan, organize, explore and stay on track throughout every step of the vacation process. Download the following ten apps before your next trip.

Newest Luxuries in the Sky

Airlines are constantly looking for ways to improve their services and add value for their passengers. Decades ago, many of these were standard, but with the rising costs of travel, luxury in the air was limited to those traveling first class…

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However, airlines have recently begun making a comeback to appealing to their travelers’ comfort and enjoyment.