Tag: travel tips

Surviving a Long Flight

New York to Mumbai is about a 16 hour flight without any stops or layovers. Atlanta to Johannesburg is about 16.5 hours in the same fashion. Dallas to Sydney is about 17 in total, one of the world’s longest nonstop flights possible. That’s 17 straight hours sitting in one seat, moving mostly to stretch your legs or use the equally… Read more →

All I Want for Christmas is a Cheap Flight

As of the date of this writing, there are exactly 24 day days until Thanksgiving Day in the United States, and 55 days until Christmas. That means–among other things–that the holiday season is very quickly approaching. And while early Christmas lights going up on your neighbors’ lawns might not be much of a concern for you, if you plan on… Read more →

Visiting the Czech Republic

If you’ve never been to the Czech Republic, it’s an absolute must on the places you should visit at least once in your life. The country has a rich history, with beautiful architecture and delicious food. Traveling here is relatively cheap and you can buy a huge pint of beer and some great food for just a few dollars, or… Read more →

The Defining Foods of the US

Traveling and food are an intertwined to a very, very high degree. Where you travel, you must also eat. And where you eat, you must open yourself to eating the local cuisines of the area you’re in. Sure, you can get good food at home–great food even. But can you get an authentic cheesesteak outside of Philly? Can you get real… Read more →

Travel Guide to Germany

Where better a place that I recommend that you should travel at some point in your life than my home country of Germany? This post has been a long time coming–it’s a virtual certainty that I’ll write about the place in which I was born, grew up and will always have a soft spot in my heart.   Germany is… Read more →

Where to Travel This Fall

      With Autumn just around the corner, the optimal time to travel is now. The season of cool temperatures and warm colors creates some of the most breathtaking scenery around the world, sans the large crowds and costly hotel rates. Here are just a few destinations you should consider to take advantage of the year’s most travel-friendly months.… Read more →

Madrid Travel Guide

In the heart of Spain lies one of the country’s most renowned cities for its beautifully architectured buildings, exquisite dining, and welcoming people; Madrid. A trip to this capital city could be one of the most visually stunning vacations you will ever experience.   Madrid is commonly referred to as one of Europe’s most artistic cities. With a wide range… Read more →

Traveling with Your Pets

Homesickness can surely put a damper on any vacation, whether you’re across the country, across the city or across the world. You miss the comfort of your own bed, the smell that only your house has, and of course, your pets.   Traveling without your pets can be heartbreaking, and not just for you. Of course you miss giving your… Read more →

Leaving Stress Behind When You Travel

Traveling can be, in a word, stressful. First, you have to make sure you’re on time to the airport. If you miss your flight you’ve quite literally missed the most important part of your trip. If you didn’t pack quickly enough you’ll fall behind–if you packed too quickly you might forget something. Once you’re there, you’ve got to stick to… Read more →