Tips You Need To Know For Traveling With Kids

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Summer vacations and family reunions are a part of life that all parents want to enjoy, but traveling with kids can be a difficult proposition. Kids can make what was once a quick flight or a simple drive into a complicated and stressful trip. Taking the time to plan, and learning a few tips can make your trips much less stressful. With a little forethought and some ingenuity, traveling with children can be something that you can happily look back on for the rest of your life. Continue reading “Tips You Need To Know For Traveling With Kids”

The Traveler’s Medicine Cabinet: Ailments To Avoid On The Road

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When you’re out in the wilderness or a city you’re new to, getting ill can be a painful struggle. A lot of the illnesses that are common abroad are much more aggressive than the one’s you’ll have to deal with at home. And, you might be in a place that has weaker healthcare than your home. This makes it much more important to be prepared. Continue reading “The Traveler’s Medicine Cabinet: Ailments To Avoid On The Road”

5 Tips to Plan the Best Trip to Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi offers something for everyone. Combining history with modernity, this Arabian Gulf city offers many fun activities. Whether you’re sunbathing on beautiful white sand beaches, shopping at luxurious centers, haggling at the many markets, taking a stroll along the harbor, seeing incredible architecture and museums, or riding fast rollercoasters, Abu Dhabi will give you a memorable trip. Below are a few tips to make your Abu Dhabi vacation go smoothly. Continue reading “5 Tips to Plan the Best Trip to Abu Dhabi”

How to Deal with Social Anxiety During Travel

Recently, I publicly shared that I have social anxiety and it’s something I’ve suffered with for a long time. But I’ve still managed to travel the world and find great joy in it. Having been to 20 countries, lived in 4 different ones, and 9 different cities/towns, social anxiety hasn’t stopped me from traveling and it shouldn’t stop you either. But how do we make it enjoyable? Because if we’re being honest here, if you travel you’re going to actually have to talk to people. There are a few tips to note to make the experience easier and more pleasurable. Continue reading “How to Deal with Social Anxiety During Travel”

Yes, You Really Can Travel The World on a Budget!

Traveling the world is one of the most incredible, fulfilling things you can do in life. But if you don’t have a ton of money, you might think that it’s out of your reach. And it’s true, traveling can be expensive. But there are ways around it which means you can see places you’ve always dreamed of without much at all. If you want to travel but don’t have a lot of money saved up, here’s how you can go about it. Continue reading “Yes, You Really Can Travel The World on a Budget!”

8 Tips For Booking Cheap Flights


You can never have too many tips for scoring cheap flights. With so many airlines offering different seat options, fees, and stops, finding the perfect flight can be tricky. It’s not as simple as buying the cheapest flight possible or the best flight we can get no matter the price. Most of us look for that perfect point in the middle, and cost is often one of the biggest factors. Continue reading “8 Tips For Booking Cheap Flights”

A Global Guide To Handshakes


Greetings are tricky. Especially if you travel or move a lot across the world. Every country has its own way of greeting and it also varies depending on your relationship to the person and the gender of the person. It’s good to learn beforehand how greetings are commonly done whenever you travel or move to a different country.  Continue reading “A Global Guide To Handshakes”

9 Natural Ways To Cure Jet Lag


I can’t tell you how many times I’ve experienced jet lag in my life. I was only 6 years old the first time I traveled west to east across many time zones arriving in India. I have tried many different things to avoid jet lag but the truth is, it is not possible to avoid it. There are things, however, to make it last less and make the most out of your trip.  Continue reading “9 Natural Ways To Cure Jet Lag”

10 Etiquette Rules for Flying Economy Class


Flying economy class has its ups and downs. Ups? It’s way cheaper. Downs? Probably everything else, at least compared to Business and First Class. Especially when airlines have been trying to be skimpy, cram in as many seats as possible in a plane, and stop offering complimentary services. What happened to free peanuts?  Continue reading “10 Etiquette Rules for Flying Economy Class”

Carry On with Bravo TV’s Tour Group Host Brandon Presser

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Brandon Presser is an expert traveler having been to more than 100 countries and written numerous travel books. In the interview below he shares his favourite city, what he takes in his carry-on, and more.

This post originally appeared on the Hipmunk Tailwind Blog on March 4th, 2016, was written by Kelly Soderlund, and is reproduced here with the permission of the content owner. Continue reading “Carry On with Bravo TV’s Tour Group Host Brandon Presser”