How to be the BEST Travel Companion

How to be the BEST Travel Companion

No Matter What Happens During Your Travels, Be The BEST Travel Companion! Whether you’re going for a couple of weeks or even for months together, there are some foundational things that are critical to making travel with someone else successful.  Ashlea Halpern is an editor at Traveler magazine who recently…

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6 Tips on How to Pack Light Like an Expert

6 Tips on How to Pack Light Like an Expert

New York Times writer Susan Heller famously said, “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” Even when we have great intentions, it’s easy to overload our suitcases. We wind up dragging a lot of stuff around. There’s…

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Need to work out while traveling? Me too!

Need to work out while traveling? Me too!

No Gym? No Problem! Here is a 20-minute workout that you can do anywhere. Traveling can make it hard to keep up with your exercise routine. Whether you’re hauling bags through terminals, sitting for hours and hours on a plane or bus, or sleeping in different (and sometimes uncomfortable) beds…

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The Adventure Mindset – and how it can change everything

The Adventure Mindset – and how it can change everything

Nobody loves standing in long security lines, and I don’t know one person who is thrilled by the fact that most airline seats only recline about four inches if you’re lucky. But I do know people who love to travel, door to door — not just when they arrive at…

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A Proven Way to More Happiness

A Proven Way to More Happiness

We know that travel comes with a host of great benefits: you get to spend time with people you love; you get to see new things and try new things; you get to relax away from the pressures of work and everyday life; you get the thrill of realizing dreams…

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Grab Some Sweet Deals in the In-Between Holiday Time.

Grab Some Sweet Deals in the In-Between Holiday Time.

 Grab Some Sweet Deals in the In-Between Holiday Time. Have you ever considered a non-Holiday holiday? With November, December, and January stuffed with Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s, sometimes it doesn’t occur to people to take a break around this time. But in the travel industry, the weeks between…

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Are Key Cards a Thing of the Past?

Are Key Cards a Thing of the Past?

While vacationing over the holidays at the Amway Grand in Grand Rapids, MI I was surprised to see that there was an option to have my cell phone open my hotel room door. I was intrigued so I downloaded the Hilton Honors App and logged in. I am a member of Hilton’s Honors Club…

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