Let's face it. The past few months have been rough on all of us. First there was the quarantine. Then there was the terrible murder of George Floyd and the subsequent protests, some of which turned to riots. They say bad things come in threes, so what terrible thing is going to happen next? Fortunately, that saying about threes is complete rubbish. We all want life to … [Read more...] about When Will We Be Ready to Travel Again?
Note: Our 15-year-old contributed this family vacation blog post after a suggestion from her dad. It's a fun and unique perspective to see what your kids are thinking about a topic like this! If you are anything like me, a family vacation seems like it can be enjoyable, but being stuck with your family for an extended period of time can become a little, well, traumatic. Of … [Read more...] about Advice from a Teen: How to Have an Enjoyable Family Vacation
The Grand Canyon National Park, one of Earth’s most beautiful treasures, is in Arizona, near the borders of Utah and Nevada. To this day the Grand Canyon is possibly the biggest tourist destination in all of America. In fact, it is considered one of Earth’s “Seven Natural Wonders” because of its beauty. Being completely formed by erosion caused by the Colorado River, the fact … [Read more...] about Visiting the Grand Canyon: One of Earth’s Many Treasures
Traveling to a new country must be a dream come true for you. The excitement of the new place you are about to explore is something that you will remember for a long time. But, there are some things that are not as fun, but rather worrisome. Your furry friends are obviously not going to stay behind, and you are the one that needs to take care of them and make the journey easy … [Read more...] about How Does Traveling Overseas Affect Pets?
Road trips are a quintessential part of the American experience. So much so that it has produced some of the key books in American literature. Who could say that stories and films like Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road,” William Least Heat-Moon’s “Blue Highways” or “Easy Rider” don't express something true and central to the American concept of self? The open highway has … [Read more...] about Road Trips – Everything You Need to Know
French Holidays in the Southern region of France are a dream for families. Southern France, sometimes called le Midi, incorporates Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrenees, Languedoc-Rouissillon, Provence-Alps-Cote d'Azur, Corsica and parts of the Rhone-Alps. Given that the area covers such a large amount of terrain, it is no surprise that the region holds numerous surprises in store and is … [Read more...] about Top Attractions in the South of France
There is hardly a U.S. citizen that hasn't thought at least once about moving to Europe. The history, the culture, the diversity... It seems like Europe has all the necessary things to inspire a person and make them the most cultured version of themselves. But, in order to tackle relocating to Europe, there are a couple of things you will have to deal with. Things that, if not … [Read more...] about How to Prepare for a Relocation to Europe
Johannesburg, South Africa, has become a sought-after tourist destination in recent years. Due to its location, it serves as a transit point and connects Cape Town, Mozambique, Durban, Namibia, Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta. Since the end of apartheid in 1994, tourism in Johannesburg, and South Africa in general, is on the rise. Here are some things to do when you … [Read more...] about Things to Do in Johannesburg, South Africa
Renting a car can be an amazing way to see the sights on your next vacation. Having access to a rental car gives you much more freedom than you would have without one. This is especially true for locations that don't have easy public transit. But rental cars are also a great choice if you're going to be traveling longer distances. You may want to choose one for a road trip. And … [Read more...] about Rental Cars – An Everything-You-Need-To-Know Guide
When cold weather hits, escaping to somewhere warm might just cross your mind once or twice. Whether it be for one day or an entire week, taking some time to refresh and recharge can be very beneficial. While some may choose to take a more traditional vacation to a resort in a warmer area, you may crave a more exciting type of getaway. Whether it be the increasingly overcrowded … [Read more...] about Escaping the Winter Blues Through Travel