Safety. For many travelers it is at the forefront of the mind. Whether you travel alone or with friends, safety should be approached with dedication and your eyes wide open. So, what are some of the things we can do as travelers to remain safe when abroad? Political Unrest/War/Sickness Pandemic. - … Continue reading 13 Ways to Stay Safe Abroad
Everyone has a tried and true packing list. Some items may change based on the destination or climate, but there are basics that exist on every packing list. We have a few unexpected items we do not leave home without, regardless of the space or destination. They may surprise you! Travel-size flat iron - Not … Continue reading 10 Unexpected Must-Haves for Travel
Many people only have a week or two of vacation allowed with their jobs or school for a whole year. Sometimes we are also limited by finances and a lengthy stay just isn't in the cards. So, what do you do when your vagabond feet are itching? You could skip the trip and save it … Continue reading Highlight Trip: The Long Weekend
When you are curvy, plus-sized, thick or whatever you consider yourself to be, travel when you are larger than what is deemed "straight-sized" or "standard-sized" carries its own set of guidelines. I'm not talking about the unspoken "rules" that we seem to adopt when navigating the world. You know the ones I mean, take up … Continue reading Travel XL: A Curvy/Plus-Size Guide
Whether a rookie or a well-seasoned traveler, we all make mistakes. Sometimes we overpack, others we might fail to plan appropriately for the weather. Here are some common travel mistakes and a few tips to avoid making them. Not packing a battery/power bank. Cell phones, tablets, laptops and camera batteries all die. Oftentimes you will … Continue reading Travel Mistakes: We all make them!
Air travel, it isn't for everyone. Maybe it is a fear of flying. Perhaps the thought of breathing the same recycled air of 200 total strangers in an aluminum can, 30,000+ feet in the air is less than appealing. Whatever the reasoning may be, a cruise can be a rewarding alternative to flying. If you … Continue reading Not a flyer? Take a Cruise!
Are you an over-packer? Not sure what you will need and what the weather will hold? The unpredictability of late autumn or winter travel can leave you stressed and with overstuffed luggage. Pushing the limits of your suitcase, leaving no room for souvenirs, or maybe even breaking weight limits on luggage restrictions, costing you money … Continue reading Winter Travel in a Carry-on?
October 25, 2018, London, England Thursday was a miscellaneous day where I tried to play catch up, or make any final trips before I head back tomorrow. With there being no concrete plans, I ended up leaving my hotel room with an Uber at about 12:30. The first stop was to see Temple Church, one … Continue reading Templars, Dickens’ Chair, & Arthur
November 3, 2018, Hartford, Connecticut For once, I got up when I actually anticipated. I think it's because of scheduled itinerary; if I have to be somewhere at a certain time, subconsciously my mind and body make sure I perform in that acquired, timely fashion. Due to that performance, I headed back down to Connecticut … Continue reading Golden Shades of Twain