Travel Tips Posts

Top Airport Travel Hacks

Airline travel is always such a joy, with long lines, rushing here and there only to have your flight delayed… of course, let’s not forget the wonderful post-911 security checks. Still, if you want to travel, you have to deal with it.


So, here are the top airport travel hacks that can help make your trip go a lot smoother:

Visiting Japan: Tips for First-Time Travelers

While Japan is an amazing place to visit, being welcoming and warm to travelers, the country has a very unique culture that can be as mysterious as it is interesting for a first-time visitor. Japan is not a country where you can just go and wing it. For foreign visitors, Japan’s technology can be overwhelming, the prices terrifying and the language barrier intimidating. 


When visiting Japan, the key is preparation. Knowledge of etiquette, including when to remove your shoes, when and how to bow, how to get around the country and what to pack, can make your Japanese experience go a lot smoother.

Motivational Travel Quotes to Jumpstart Your Next Trip.

If your last “vacation” comprised of running errands and catching up on laundry, it’s time to plan some real time off.  Use these 25 travel quotes to inspire your next trip:Jordan_McQueen_unsplash_800

1.  “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine

2.  “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”  – Mark Twain

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