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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How To Choose A Safe And Effective Sunscreen

How To Choose A Safe And Effective Sunscreen

I don’t usually pack a ton of toiletries when I travel, but one thing that always makes the cut is sunscreen. While we should really be wearing sunscreen everyday – UV rays can penetrate the windows of your home/office/car after all – I think it’s especially important to wear a sunscreen while on vacation, since... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {A man enjoys the sunset in Western Australia} read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/13/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/13/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Finding public toilets when you’re traveling is surprisingly, frustratingly difficult. I haven’t quite figured out why public toilets are so scarce – given the universal need to pee – but the fact remains, they are. This guide to finding public toilets is super... read more
In Pictures: London

In Pictures: London

With nearly eight million people calling it home, the city of London is a modern metropolis. Yet, despite all the contemporary structures that have cropped up — such as the London Eye or the bullet-shaped glass tower nicknamed the Gherkin — the city retains a kind of quaintness that’s hard to pinpoint. Perhaps it’s the iconic... 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
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{A man stands atop the Organ Pipes at Mt Wellington, Tasmania, Australia} The Organ Pipes are a geological structure made up of towering columns of rock. The towers were formed during the Jurassic period when Tasmania broke off from Antarctica. read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 07/06/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 07/06/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Have you ever been to a tourist attraction where the crowds were so thick you could barely see past your own nose? This post, which talks about the severe overcrowding at the Palace of Versailles, brings up the interesting issue of congestion at... read more
Be in two places at once at the Prime Meridian in Greenwich

Be in two places at once at the Prime Meridian in Greenwich

Have you ever wished you could be in two places at once? Well, you can be at the Prime Meridian of the World. The Prime Meridian, which is located in Greenwich, England, is the longitudinal line that divides the eastern part of the world from the west (the same way the equator splits the northern... read more
5 Rules For Taking Care Of Your Swimsuit

5 Rules For Taking Care Of Your Swimsuit

A summer vacation is a great excuse to invest in a new swimsuit – but since a bathing suit or bikini that flatters isn’t easy to find, you want to ensure you take care of it properly so that it lasts. Ironically, it seems that all the things that swimsuits are exposed to – chlorine,... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {Bryce Canyon, Utah, USA} read more
What's new 'round the web: week of 06/29/12

What’s new ’round the web: week of 06/29/12

Your weekly roundup of the hottest travel links across the net: 1. Hawaii is one of the most expensive places in the United States, but there are always bargains to be had if you know where to look. This article lists 10 things to do in Oahu for less than $10, and includes everything from... read more
Travel resources for the London Olympics

Travel resources for the London Olympics

There’s exactly one month to go until the London Olympics get underway and here at Wanderplex, I’ll be featuring plenty of London-related resources in the coming weeks. Keep an eye out for posts about how to save money in the expensive British capital, offbeat things to do in and around London, and plenty more. To... read more