Category: Travel

5 Ways to Blow Your Vacation Budget

Looking forward to your next vacation? Don’t let debt be the souvenir that you bring home. Here are five ways that people blow their vacation budget, plus some strategies that you can use to avoid these common pitfalls. Vow to bring home memories, instead of vacation bills! 01 Book a Hotel Without Considering All Your Options If you just jump online...

Tips to Remember When Traveling to U.S. National Parks

The United States’ national parks are among the country’s greatest treasures, and this year marks the hundredth anniversary of the National Park Service. To celebrate, our experts share their tips for planning the perfect national park trip. 1. Know when to go. National Geographic adventurer, photographer, and filmmaker Jimmy Chin has been exploring and photographing national parks for years. Solitude...

7 Reasons Why You should Go Camping this Summer

When’s the last time you slept under the stars and cooked dinner over an open fire? Here are seven reasons why you should go camping this summer. You never know-you may just fall back in love with the great outdoors and turn it into an annual vacation! 1. Camping Lets You Escape the Hectic City Life Why go camping?...

7 Dreamy Texas Airbnbs for Your Next Vacation

Sure, you could book a hotel (there’s nothing wrong with a little room service). But if you’re trying to make a weekend getaway more unique, try something a little different. We highly suggest booking one of these seven gorgeous Airbnbs. From upscale trailer to chic compound, you’ll have the place to yourself. CONNECT WITH NATURE IN AUSTIN Check in...

Fly-drive through the Canadian Rockies

From the air the vast wildernesses of Canada might look impenetrable, but the reality is it is the kind of destination long distance road trips were made for. Canada’s roads are superbly maintained and have scarcely any traffic on them, so you can drive with ease to a huge array of extraordinary locations and soak up the panoramic views...

8 Must Know Hong Kong Travel Tips For First Time Travellers

We keep receiving questions and requests from travellers who are planning their trips to Hong Kong. Generally, first time travellers ask for Hong Kong travel tips. First timers are indeed excited about their trip, but they are also uncertain about a lot of things, including visa, language, accommodation, shopping, transport etc. With this easy to understand guide you’ll be able to...

8 Things You Should Never Eat On An Airplane

A registered dietitian nutritionist reveals which foods could turn your next flight into a disaster. Onions And Garlic Go easy on your airplane seat mates—that garlic bagel you enjoyed for breakfast might linger through a flight later on. The compound allyl methyl disulfide, one of the culprits contributing to garlic breath, can take up to 24 hours to be removed...

7 Essential Experiences in Canada’s Most Charming Mountain Town

Known the world over as the crown jewel of Canada’s national parks, Banff offers so much more than invigorating mountain air and some of the most stunning scenery in the Canadian Rockies. Here are 7 often-overlooked Banff attractions that make one of the highest towns in Canada one of the country’s most charming as well. 1. Be a Cowboy...