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How to Get Comfy on the Airplane

The inside of airplanes seems to be getting smaller and smaller these days. And with that, we seem to be evolving into a never-ending pile of squished human bodies into shrinking seats. Getting comfortable on airplanes seems to have gotten lost, but there are a few tips and tricks up our sleeves that may help […]

Patagonia, South America

5 Ways to Stay Fit While on Vacation

You may be surprised at how going on vacation can increase physical activity alone. From walking tours to sight-seeing the wonders of the world, you are bound to get your body moving. For many, an ideal vacation includes throwing out any routine and lying on the beach. And that’s great! Whatever vacation you choose, you […]

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Cruise Planning 101

Now, more than ever before, cruises are becoming a destination rather just a way of transportation from port to port. While pretty much everything is provided for you onboard, there are some key things you should know about your pre and post cruise plans. Flight times – While flying into your port departure city the […]

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What Travel Agents Will Tell That Others Won’t

Travel agents are not a dying breed. In fact, they are quite the opposite and they are saving customers an average of over $400 per trip plus hours of time it takes to plan! Travel agents are also paid on commission. This means that you don’t have to pay them for most of their services, […]

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LIVE VIDEO FEEDS

We all enjoy sharing our travel photos and videos. Many of us will FaceTime our friends and family with a live video feed as we travel. It’s a wonderful way to stay in touch with folks back home. Did you know that “live video feeds” are also available from cruise ships (aka “bridge cams”), airports, […]

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What If I Get Bumped?

With the recent United Airlines incident where a confirmed passenger was forcibly pulled from his seat and dragged off the plane, many may wonder why it happened. Let me tell you why. United Airlines wanted the passenger’s confirmed seat back so they could give it to a United employee! Airlines, along with hotels, cruise lines, […]

12 Airport and Airline Etiquette Tips

For the benefit of your flight experience and for those around you, follow these 12 etiquette tips: Step away from the baggage carousel: By stepping a foot back, you avoid getting bumped with someone else’s luggage or bumping someone with your own. Not moving? Stay to the side: Don’t you hate it when you are […]

“Airline prices are always subject to change…”

If you aren’t sweating yet, let me give you a reason to. A few well-known airlines such as American, Delta, and United, have increased their domestic pricing structure. This means that some “multi-segment itineraries now cost a significantly higher amount when they are presented as a single ticket rather than multiple one-way tickets,” said Zane […]

Why Today We are in the Golden Age of Flying

Many harken back to the period of about 1945 to 1975 as the “Golden Age of Flying.” I say, “au contraire” – today (right now) things are much better for fliers. Here are ten reasons why: 1. It’s way faster. In the 1940s, an average intercontinental flight had at least a 12 layovers in airpots […]

Way to Travel- With or Without an Agent

You can travel on your own, with a guided group, or a combination of the two.  A fourth way would be to go on a cruise.  And where you are going is often the deciding factor in which is best for you. On your own: If you are traveling to a foreign country, particularly one […]

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