5 Ways to Make Your Halloween A Memorable Staycation

October can be a great opportunity to plan a fun and family friendly staycation. Many parents will spend time this month preparing treats for school events, shopping for candy, and picking out costumes. On the other hand, Halloween can be a last minute snatch & grab at your local retail store picking through what’s left…

Mhde Askar on the Best Neighborhoods to Stay in Chicago

Travel blogger Mhde Askar continues his tour of Chicago, delivering his readers practical advice to make the most of a visit to the Windy City. Selecting the right neighborhood in which to stay makes a big difference when visiting a new city. Chicago has a plethora of neighborhoods to choose from, and your choice will…

5 Cheap & Tropical Places to Travel for Christmas and New Year

Finding cheap travel during the holidays can be tricky, but if you’re looking to shrug off those winter blues, we’ve got you covered! Below, you’ll find a list of warm and tropical destinations along with some travel tips to help you plan your next Christmas and New Year’s vacation abroad. Travel to India Goa,  India…

Travel to Spain: Canary Islands

  Canary Islands Tenerife, Spain   English Language Friendly Tenerife is the largest and most ‘English language friendly’ of Spain’s Canary Islands, which are just west of Morocco. Tenerife has year round sunshine, and perfect weather even in December, which makes this travel destination perfect if you’re looking for warmer climates during the winter months….

Work and Travel: A Freelancer’s Journey

Freelancing—whether writing, editing, consulting, designing, you name it—is a dream job for a lot of people because it allows for schedule flexibility, which often allows for travel. It can be hard to balance both work and leisure, especially if you’re travelling overseas where language differences and internet availability can be challenges. The other thing about…

Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

First of all, what is travel insurance? While it varies by airline or provider, in short, travel insurance provides the security of a refund if something goes wrong when you travel and you have to change flights, accommodations, etc. It can potentially save you lots of money and hassle in the case of extenuating circumstances…

The Best Hotel Booking Sites in a Sea of Options

When booking a trip, it is easy to get analysis paralysis over the wealth of booking sites out there, especially if you’re traveling on a budget.  While each site has its perks, the three below seem to be the most well-rounded and impressive in their offerings.