Travel Tips
How To Unpack Following A Vacation: A Light-Hearted Guide For The Neurotic Traveler

How To Unpack Following A Vacation: A Light-Hearted Guide For The Neurotic Traveler

As far as I’m convinced, if you’re reading this post, there are only two possible reasons: either you’re a regular reader of this site and clicked on the latest post, or you’re suffering from the same neurotic inability to unpack that I am and googled for help…thus landing here. Because really, when you think about... read more
18 Tips For Visiting A City During A Major Festival Or Event

18 Tips For Visiting A City During A Major Festival Or Event

Whether it’s the Olympics, another major sporting competition, a parade, a concert, or a festival like Carnival, traveling during a major event poses a unique set of challenges. It’s more than likely you’ll be faced with massive crowds, heightened security, as well as transport closures & diversions. Add to that the fact that you’re in... read more
The Ultimate Guide To Saving Money In London

The Ultimate Guide To Saving Money In London

London might have a reputation as a notoriously expensive city, but the good news is that you don’t have to drain your bank account to have a great time. The British capital is home to plenty of cheap and even free sights and activities – you simply have to know where to look. Read on... read more
How To Stay Hydrated During A Long Flight

How To Stay Hydrated During A Long Flight

It doesn’t seem to matter how much water you gulp down during your flight – long haul air travel just has a way of leaving you dehydrated. Of course we’ve all heard the rules about avoiding (or at least limiting!) carbonated drinks, alcohol, and caffeine when flying (although the jury’s still out on whether caffeine... read more
3 Hair And Makeup Products For Fuss-Free Summer Travel

3 Hair And Makeup Products For Fuss-Free Summer Travel

My philosophy is that when you go on vacation, your hair and makeup routine should take a vacation as well. And that idea becomes even more imperative when the mercury climbs and it really becomes uncomfortable to be caked in tons of product. So how can you pare down your routine so that it’s lightweight,... read more
Why You Shouldn’t Post Details Of Your Vacation On Social Media

Why You Shouldn’t Post Details Of Your Vacation On Social Media

You’re finally going on vacation and you’re excited. Naturally, you want to tell everyone, so you do what anyone in your situation would do – you post it on facebook. Where you’re going, when you’re going… maybe a few jealousy-inducing pictures of the fabulous resort you’ll be staying in – it all goes up on... read more
Traveling To Greece? Practical Tips For Surviving A Greek Euro Zone Exit

Traveling To Greece? Practical Tips For Surviving A Greek Euro Zone Exit

It might be peak season for travel to Greece right now but the euro zone crisis has certainly thrown a spanner in many people’s travel plans. Instead of worrying about which white bikini to pack or how many islands to visit, travelers are faced with bigger concerns – like what will happen if Greece leaves the... read more
Stressed? Take A Mini Vacation Via This Amazing Nature Video

Stressed? Take A Mini Vacation Via This Amazing Nature Video

I consider myself a city girl at heart, so it’s no surprise I’ve always been awed by the bright lights, dizzying skyscrapers and the pulsating rhythm of people going about their day in any of the scrawling metropolises I’ve had the fortune of experiencing. That almost electric vibe is so energizing that it’s hard to... read more
Why It's Worth Taking A Vacation From Your… Vacation!

Why It’s Worth Taking A Vacation From Your… Vacation!

If you read the title of this post and were confused, because, after all, it seems strange, or even illogical to take a vacation when you’re already on one… well, you’re not wrong to be scratching your head. But bear with me, because I actually am making the point that sometimes, we need to take... read more
How To Make Ancient Ruins Seem More Interesting

How To Make Ancient Ruins Seem More Interesting

To true lovers of history, this is going to sound blasphemous, but sometimes, ancient ruins just look like a pile of crumbling rocks. Broken pillars, stone bricks overtaken by weeds, eroded carvings… frankly; it can be kind of boring. Even if the site is actually quite spectacular, after you’ve seen a fair number of them,... read more
Lost Your Camera? Here Are Some Steps You Can Take To Get It Back

Lost Your Camera? Here Are Some Steps You Can Take To Get It Back

Of all the things you could lose while you’re vacationing, the one that would have to be the most upsetting is losing your camera. All the snapshots you took – of places you may never return to – are gone in a flash. Hopefully this will never happen to you, but since most people consider... read more
Don’t Let The Weather Put A Damper On Your Vacation: 17 Ideas For A Rainy Day

Don’t Let The Weather Put A Damper On Your Vacation: 17 Ideas For A Rainy Day

When we dream about our vacations, most of us visualize ourselves basking in endless days of sunshine as we go about the activities we’ve planned: taking long, leisurely strolls in a new city; spending carefree days lounging on the beach; and enjoying relaxing cups of coffee at sidewalk cafes. So, it’s only natural to feel... read more