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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Get Front Row Seats At Panama’s Carnival Celebrations

Get Front Row Seats At Panama’s Carnival Celebrations

Another Carnival season has come and gone, and as usual, most eyes were on the biggest celebration in the world – Brazil’s. But actually attending Rio’s famous festival is no easy feat — you’ll have to contend with crowds numbering in the millions, high hotel prices, and seats far from the parade action. In fact,... read more
Cruise Ship Mishaps Come With A Silver Lining

Cruise Ship Mishaps Come With A Silver Lining

Are you having second thoughts about taking a cruise after hearing about the recent cruise ship mishap? It’s understandable, but don’t rule it out just yet – the recent troubles present an opportunity for would-be cruisers. The troubled Carnival Triumph left thousands of passengers with a very disappointing experience. What would otherwise be a fun... read more
How To Look Good While Traveling Light

How To Look Good While Traveling Light

In a lot of places, we’re judged on how we look. It’s not necessarily fair, but many bars, clubs, and even restaurants will turn away would-be patrons because they’re not dressed the part. Now maybe you don’t care…because maybe you wouldn’t want to frequent any kind of venue that was so judgmental or superficial in... read more
What To Pack For A Cruise: The Ultimate Guide

What To Pack For A Cruise: The Ultimate Guide

Packing for a cruise is similar to packing for a vacation with a few important differences. Consider adding several things to your packing list that you might not have included on past travel adventures. Here is an outline of items I’ve found useful when heading out to sea. Choosing The Right Clothing The atmosphere onboard... read more
11 Things All Travelers Should Keep In Their Wallets

11 Things All Travelers Should Keep In Their Wallets

Most of us spend a lot of time obsessing about what to pack for our upcoming vacations, yet we rarely stop and think about what we pack in our wallets. We tend to just grab and go – taking the same stuff we carry around everyday and transporting them halfway around the world. But that’s... read more
Online Reviewers Who Blackmail Hotels And Dupe Travelers

Online Reviewers Who Blackmail Hotels And Dupe Travelers

Imagine if you could walk into a restaurant that had a line of patrons winding all the way out the door – but you could skip straight to the front of the line. And imagine if you could enter a five star hotel and instantly get a 50 percent discount – just for being you.... read more
17 Ways To Avoid Vacation Stress

17 Ways To Avoid Vacation Stress

If you’re one of those people that feels frazzled before you go on vacation and not much better after you return, you’re not alone. According to surveys, nearly 60 percent of people feel that taking a vacation doesn’t relieve their stress. What’s even worse, a quarter of respondents say they feel even more stressed when... read more
Introducing Our New Cruising & Photography Contributor, Mary Fiore

Introducing Our New Cruising & Photography Contributor, Mary Fiore

Here at Wanderplex, we’re all about sharing advice and bringing you the best insider tips to help you get the most out of your travels. The site already covers unique destination ideas, packing and gear guides and all manner of travel tips, and now I’m excited to announce that we’ll be expanding our coverage to... read more
7 Ways To Travel More This Year

7 Ways To Travel More This Year

I gave up making New Year’s resolutions a long time ago – it’s a fun concept, but inevitably, a few weeks into January (at best) I’ll already have broken them. Or sometimes, the resolutions are just so big and overwhelming, I never really even get started. Since resolutions have a way of making me feel... read more
Strange Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Strange Christmas Traditions From Around The World

If your idea of a Christmas tradition involves decorating a tree, stringing up lights and baking cookies, then prepare to be surprised. Different countries around the world have developed their own unique customs to celebrate the holidays – relating to everything from pickles, to roller skates and even KFC (yes, Kentucky Fried Chicken). So whether... read more
Heading Home For The Holidays? Here Are 6 Tips For Flying With Gifts

Heading Home For The Holidays? Here Are 6 Tips For Flying With Gifts

If you’re flying home over the Christmas break, one thing is almost certainly on your packing list: gifts. You probably spent a ton of time planning and shopping for your Christmas presents, but have you given a thought to how you’ll pack them? It’s something you ought to consider if you want to avoid having... read more
Why I Think Airline Fees Are Good

Why I Think Airline Fees Are Good

Do you remember the good old days of flying when all you did was make one payment for your ticket and that was it? No fees for meals, no charges for checking a bag, no surcharge for seats with extra legroom, and no paying for headphones so you could watch the in-flight movie. Those were... read more