Category: Travel Planning

The Most Favorable Time of Year to Vacation in the Caribbean

Case Family - Caribbean Cruise

If you are thinking about taking a Caribbean vacation, it is wise to investigate the different climates and tourist activities during different months there. Some months may have more tourists and be more expensive while other months may have less activity, but also more inclement weather. During the Winter Season The winter season is the …

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Winter Backpacking Survival Tips

Norway, backpacking

Backpacking in the winter is invigorating. The views can be amazing as well, since the leaves and foliage are off the trees and brush. You can gain access to areas that you can’t get to in summer. And there are no bugs! There are some specific preparations that need to be made for a successful …

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Enjoy Christmas in Paris

Winter in Paris

Paris is a beautiful city any time of year, but at Christmas time it can be magical. A trip to Paris can be a romantic holiday for couples or a fun family vacation. Here are some of the things you can see and take part in during your Christmas trip to Paris. Light Displays At …

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Winter Camping: Tips & Tricks to Stay Cosy and Warm

Camping adventures

Camping is not just for spring, summer and fall. Camping in the winter can be beautiful and fun. Bears are hibernating, there are no itchy plants or insects, and the landscape can be dramatic whether there is snow or not. Winter is cold, however, so you’ll need to make some special preparations to stay warm. …

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Time for a Family Road Trip! 

Road trips - Route 66

Deciding on a family road trip can be a daunting challenge, not to mention an exercise in patience.  However if you prepare ahead of time, the trip can be one of the most memorable experiences of your family’s life. Here are some quick and easy tips for making your family road trip a fun and …

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Why Winter City Breaks Are Best

Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Canada

A city break is a short holiday, such as a weekend, spent in a city. Transportation and hotel accommodations are usually included, as city breaks are a package deal. Travelers choose one city they want to spend time in, and make the arrangements accordingly. In winter, city breaks are especially attractive. Here are some reasons …

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Traveling with Kids – Survival Tips

Some parents may dread the car drive with their kids during vacation this summer. It’s true that long car drives can wear on parents’ nerves and make for some antsy kids! However, a little preparation can help. Here are some survival tips for traveling with kids this summer. 1. Car Toys Instead of allowing your …

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Packing Tips for Summer Travel

Packing Light

One of the potential summer vacation headaches is packing. If it’s a family vacation, trying to coordinate everyone’s luggage can be challenging, and it’s often hard to find things you need on the road and once you get to your destination. To help make packing a little easier, here are some tips that may help. …

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Money-Saving Tips for Summer Travel

Money Saving Tips

Looking for ways to save money during your travel this summer? In today’s economy, many people are looking to save wherever they can. The vacation budget might need to be tightened this year. If you are looking to save money on travel this summer, read on for some tips. 1. “Off” Times Of course, traveling …

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Make Sure Your Home is Safe While You’re Away

Home Safety When Your Traveling

It would be nice to have someone guard your house while you’re away. But for most of us, we leave our house vacant when we go on vacation. Keeping your home safe is important during vacation season. Here are some tips. 1. Get a House-Sitter This is probably the closest thing to a “home guard” …

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What Kind of Vacation Destination Do You Want?

Vacationing in an RV

Not sure where to go this summer? Sometimes, it’s good to think outside the box and try something different. Here are some tips and ideas on vacation destinations. 1. Lakeside Cottage There are lakeside cottages to be found all over North America. These cottages offer more than just scenery; many such destinations might be near …

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How to Plan the Best Summer Vacation

Planning your summer vacation

Are you wondering how you can be sure you’re planning the best summer vacation? Are you not sure how to go about planning for your vacation this summer? Depending on your circumstances and experience, planning a vacation can seem daunting. And a poorly-planned trip can be more of a headache than a relaxing vacation. Here …

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Gas-Saving Tips for Vacation Season

Old Fashion Gas Station

Given the trending of gas prices toward ever-higher dollar amounts, many people are using more and more of their vacation budget on gas. While no one seems to be able to make gas cheap again, there are still some things you can do to help save on gas this vacation season. Here are some tips. …

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Exotic Under the Sea Explorations

Adventures Scuba Diving

Love the idea of exploring the depths of the sea? There are all kinds of exotic under the sea trips available, from snorkeling and scuba diving to underwater hotels. Here are some suggestions for your next trip. For many people, scuba diving is the first trip that comes to mind when considering under the sea …

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