Tag: FAQ

Travel like a pro: Packing tips for your next vacation

Packing tips aren’t just for those of you who are venturing out for the first time. Ask any traveler – from absolute road warriors to those boarding their first flight – and you’ll find one commonality: Packing for vacations can be a nightmare. First, there’s the baggage fees. Then, luggage dimensions. Oh wait – don’t … Continued

10 travel apps that will make your life easier

Let’s face it: Taking trips is awesome – fantastic – fun! Planning trips, usually, is not awesome – fantastic – fun (maybe because you haven’t tried the right – if any – travel apps). When you picture digging your toes into Costa Rican beaches, do you also imagine all of the scrolling, clicking, asking, searching, … Continued

Making Sense of Trump’s Latest Announcement on Cuba Travel

President Trump last week (June 16, 2017) announced that he would roll back much of the Obama administration’s progress with Cuba travel, saying “Effective immediately, I’m canceling completely the one-sided deal with Cuba.” But what, exactly, does that mean? Here’s what it doesn’t mean:  It doesn’t mean the U.S. is back to a completely frigid … Continued

Travel To Cuba: 10 Things To Know Before You Go

Travel to Cuba became a possibility in 2014, when then-President Obama announced United States-Cuba Normalization. Since then, U.S. tourism to Cuba has more than tripled. This comes as no surprise, since Americans hadn’t been able to visit Cuba for 50 years prior. Now that travel to Cuba is an option and people are flocking to … Continued

Family Travel Blogs to Follow in 2017

Family travel blogs are more than random webpages filled with wanderlust-filled thoughts from strangers. They’re a valuable resource to consider when planning your family vacation. Instead of worrying if you’ve covered all the bases (packing, costs, family friendly locations, traveling with kids, and airline regulations are just the beginning), utilize your friendly online bloggers for … Continued

What’s in a Name? Why You Shouldn’t Automatically Trust the Biggest Volunteer Organizations

People naturally seek comfort in recognition. They buy brands they’ve seen in commercials, eat in restaurants their friends have talked about, and smile at people whose faces they know. But when it comes to selecting a volunteer organization, the more recognizable names are not necessarily the best options. Big organizations of any kind are complicated; the more … Continued