I've got some great ideas for you that will ensure that sticking around town in the sticky weather isn't the only way to cure a case of the vacation induced regrets. Read up on my tips and recommendations and you'll always be prepared to have both a happy and healthy vacation!
Big businesses tend not to worry too much about travel expenses. But if you're a small business owner, you know every penny counts! Here are some ways you can save money on travel.
Don't despair if going on a far-flung vacation to a beautiful locale isn't in the books for you this summer.
Like many of the growing numbers of tourists visiting the Adriatic coastal region, I've been to Slovenia numerous times. What keeps attracting me back to explore more each time is the combination of pure nature, wine and gastronomical offerings, and the hospitality of the local people.
My boyfriend and I had strategized our weekend trip to Maine with a carefully mapped selection of local favorites, return-worthy lobster rolls, and breathtaking views from our road trip the year before. We snacked, shopped, and chatted our way up to our destination.
Nobody knows if Southwest will continue with their liberal "no baggage fees" policy. But it certainly has made for some strong imaging for them. You can see their "no baggage fees" commercials on constant rotation during heavily watched sports events.
Whether flying for pleasure to Bangkok or taking a regular business trip to Sydney, the long term flight can be hard on the body, mind, and soul. Though the thrill of adventure might keep things interesting for the first few hours, eventually, things are going to get boring and uncomfortable.
Airplanes and peanuts: The two go together like movies and popcorn or ball games and franks. But how (and why) did those free baggies became such an airborne institution?
U.S. News decided to pick the brains of people who travel the most: flight attendants. We chatted with new and veteran flight attendants for tips on packing, overcoming jet lag and how to make the most of your destination.
Sure, you could spend all day seeing shows and playing slot machines in the casino, but everyone needs a little break from Sin City's neon landscape. Thrill-seekers can scramble on rock formations at Valley of Fire State Park, or take a helicopter tour to the Grand Canyon.
Our bodies do most of the hard work for us in new environments -- enduring long drives or plane rides, traveling during late or early hours, and not having access to your usual food. Here are my five tips for taking care of your body while traveling.
"Vietnam has a modern cuisine that was perfected a thousand years ago," the chef tells us, "The food has been influenced by geography, economics and politics. Due to its turbulent history while fighting for independence, the cuisine hasn't been documented like many others have."
How long is it since you had a holiday? A real one -- not just time off work. A time where you weren't looking after some family member, or spendin...
A big thing I'd recommend to anyone considering a cruise, or really, before booking any type of vacation. Think about what you want and what you like. We like great food and drinks, a four-star experience, amazing service, visiting places we've never been and an environment where we'll feel comfortable bringing two children.
From scenic gondola rides to horseback riding in national forests to splashing around in local swimming holes, there's plenty to do, see and explore in the summer.
Planning for the worst-case scenario will ultimately give you the most peace of mind. Before you embark on your trip, take pictures of your passport, photo I.D., medical cards, travel itinerary and contacts, and email them to yourself