On occasions, my husband takes overnight business trips. To prevent loneliness, he often invites me to go along with him. Whenever I discover what city we will be visiting, I immediately start researching it. For instance, I map out landmarks we’ve never seen, restaurants with good reviews, entertainment options, and hotels that look appealing. By the time we get in the car, board the plane, or get on the train, every minute of our trip is already planned out. If your spouse travels frequently for work, consider mixing business with pleasure from time to time. On this blog, you will discover how to make the most of an upcoming business trip.
26 January 2017
Are you thinking about buying a vacation home in the Pacific Northwest? Oregon offers a lot of options to satisfy just about any vacationer -- whether you're a single person who loves getting into the back country or a family looking for ways to keep the kids entertained. Here's a handy guide to 4 of the best options in the state. The Coast. Most people think of the Oregon coast first when they think about the state in general.
22 September 2015
Whether you plan on sightseeing in Paris or relaxing on a beach in Thailand, traveling to a foreign country can be quite exciting. Seeing new sights and being around different types of people can be a life changing experience. However, it is important to be cautious when you visit countries with cultures different than your own. Here are eight ways to stay safe while traveling abroad: Research the Laws The laws in the country you are traveling to may be different than what you are used to, so it is vital to research them thoroughly.
24 February 2015
If you live in a big city, or you frequently travel to busy cities for business or vacations, then you may have wondered why some people just seem to have a knack for grabbing taxis when they need them while you stand by and watch taxi after taxi just pass you up for the next rider. You may wonder if they are just locals who are known super-huge tippers, but although they may tip their drivers well, that is only a small part of the equation to getting a cab quickly when you need one.
26 January 2015
Online booking has made it easier for travelers to find a variety of hotels in their price range with the amenities they need. However, when you book online, you run the risk of being disappointed in the property. Besides the pictures, descriptions, and reviews from fellow travelers, how can you tell if a hotel will be right for you? You can start by looking for these signs of a quality establishment.
13 January 2015
First there were the Baby Boomers, followed by the Generation Xers. And now America's newest generation is coming of age. Dubbed "Millennials," these up-and-comers are expected to shape the future in new and exciting ways. Millennials -- now in their teens and 20s -- know what they want...and are committed to getting it. One market already making way for imminent changes brought on by these go-getters? The travel industry. Take a closer look at what to expect in the coming years.