11 Ways To Get More Pleasure Out Of Your Travels

11 Ways To Get More Pleasure Out Of Your Travels

If you’re reading this website, chances are you already agree that travel is a pleasurable experience. It’s something you look forward to and enjoy and probably want to do more of. But since few people can travel all the time, getting the most pleasure possible out of the time we... read more
Should I Go On The Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions?

Should I Go On The Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions?

When cruising, your ship will stop at several destinations along the way. While you’re docked, you can choose to go on a ship-sponsored tour of the city, explore on your own, or stay on the ship during these “port days”. Which option is best for you is something to consider... read more
Hotel Germ Hotspots And The 7 Things You Should Sanitize

Hotel Germ Hotspots And The 7 Things You Should Sanitize

When you stay at a hotel – particularly a high end one – the expectation is that it’ll be clean. But no matter how fancy the establishment or how high the price tag, study after study shows that many hotel rooms are seething with germs. While hotel rooms do get... read more
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Chinese foot massage

Chinese foot massage

Regular foot massages might seem like a bit of an extravagance in our normal lives (especially since we’re all mostly sitting all day anyway) but when traveling, they can be a great way to indulge tired and achy feet. I recently got to experience the pleasure (and pain – but we’ll get to that in... read more
When To Break Your Travel Budget

When To Break Your Travel Budget

Travel, particularly long-term travel, can force you to become a lot more frugal than you would normally be in your day-to-day life. Without a paycheck being deposited into your account on a regular basis but having all sorts of additional expenses (the time you would have spent sitting in a cubicle earning money is now... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{A stone face with crystal eyes at Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens, Austria} read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 01/13/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 01/13/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Ever wanted to pick and crush grapes and bottle your very own wine (from your very own vineyard)? It sounds like the realm of the rich, but many [ordinary] people are snapping up acres of vineyard at co-ops in Argentina and making vino during... read more
Baby wipes for showers on the go

Baby wipes for showers on the go

No matter what kind of traveler you are, there are those moments during your trip that you just feel dirty. Perhaps you’ve just landed after a long haul flight, have stumbled off an overnight bus, are attending a multi-day concert or are out camping in the wilderness and there’s just no way to shower. Maybe... read more
Abbey Road

Abbey Road

If you think you’re one of those unlucky commuters that seems to get hit with all the red lights on the way to work, just be grateful you don’t live near Abbey Road in London. Ever since the Beatles were snapped crossing Abbey Road in 1969 for what’s become one of the most iconic album... read more
How To Combat Jet Lag

How To Combat Jet Lag

If there’s one thing that’ll put a damper on the excitement of traveling to the other side of the world, it’s the jet lag that comes as part of the deal. Unfortunately, when you’re only on a short vacation or returning home and heading back to work, you just can’t afford to lose time to... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {A local woman at a market in Mucuma, Angola} read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Ploenlein (otherwise known as Little Square) in Rothenburg, Germany}   read more
Headphone splitters

Headphone splitters

If you’re traveling with a buddy, a headphone splitter is a great way to get twice as much out of your entertainment gizmos. In case you’re not familiar with how they work, a splitter is basically a short, wishbone-shaped cable that lets you plug two pairs of headphones into a device that has a single... read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 12/30/11

What’s new ’round the web: week of 12/30/11

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Did you know that in some airports, having sweaty armpits could set off those new full body scanners? Or that you can buy a perfume that allows you to smell like the nation of Lithuania (might be useful if you’re suffering from the... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{Church of Agios Nikolaos on the rocks of Mpalos (Akrotiri) in Santorini, Greece} read more