Category: Travel tips
A Bed and Breakfast by any other name
Driving or walking around in a non-English speaking country? Here’s our guide to finding a Bed and Breakfast
How to survive your vacation flight
Whether a major holiday or just the summer travel rush, plans for surviving holiday flights will help you enjoy your trip
Money tight? Take a staycation
Why not play tourist in your own backyard?
How to protect yourself when a travel company cancels your trip
Travel insider: Standard or economy airfares: Do you know the difference? And how the selfie generation is altering travel experiences
Christmas in Germany
German Christmas markets, a kaleidoscope of colors and lights, are street markets that are usually held in town squares and spill over into adjacent pedestrian zones
Eating for cheap while on vacation
Follow our rules to find cheap restaurants that offer both good food and low prices, no matter what part of the world you’re in
The bizarre and wonderful world of bazaars
I love world bazaars, souks, suqs, markets. Call them what you will, they’re just so much fun to prowl in
Airplane stretches will get you ready to hit the ground running
Stretching while flying leads to less fatigue and fewer muscles aches and pains
Vacation planning for empty-nesters
The kids are all grown up and out of the house. It’s time to think about year-round vacations!
Flexibility key to a successful vacation
When you’re traveling, you have to be ready to be a flexible traveller, even when you’ve got your itinerary planned down to the last minute.
Tips to healthy travelling
While it may seem obvious you don’t want to be climbing on a plane if you have the flu or some serious illness, people do it all the time
Should you drink the water while travelling?
Cook it, Boil it, Peel it, or forget it!