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Monthly Archives: March 2017

  • Visit Dharamsala: Home to the Dalai Lama

    Situated in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala stands at a height of almost 1,500 meters. This city has a lush green cover of trees and is surrounded by spectacular mountains. The city also holds major political significance because of the presence of a large number of Tibetan refugees as well as His Holiness the Dalai Lama himself.

  • Importance of Travel Insurance

    Vacations should be fun and carefree, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t prepare for the unexpected. Travel insurance can provide protection in the event of inclement weather, injury, illness, or worse. TravelInsurance.com, a premier travel insurance comparison site,  offers insights into what should you be looking for when considering your options.

  • Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse

    Cocktails in Kentucky just got more delicious!

  • Luxury Vacations in West Mexico

    For the throngs of people pondering where to go on vacation this year, Mexico may be a strong contender in your cache of options. If so, you’re certainly not alone. According to the U.S. National Travel & Tourism Office, in 2016 approximately 30 million U.S. citizens chose Mexico as their travel destination. And understandably so, given there are innumerable reasons to vacation in the region. The weather is warm, people are friendly, the culture is rich, the immersive culinary scene is phenomenal, the beaches are beautiful, and dreamy destinations abound. In fact, below are five of my tried-and-true personal favorite places and activities on the west side.

  • Travel Memories Over Cocktails: Boomers Reminisce

    Local villagers would play live music and sing, making for an enjoyable happy hour. We recalled the beautiful beach and sea views - could literally picture it. Images of palm trees swaying while boats sailed by were in both of our minds. But what was the name of the resort?

  • Travel Checklist to Do Before You Go

    Vacation is a time for you to unwind and explore new places. But in order to have the stress-free trip you’ve been dreaming of, there are a few things you should do before you leave town. This list of tips will save you time and energy when planning your next big vacation.

  • Games to Play from around the World

    Can’t afford Monopoly? Feel like poker’s just not on the cards? Is Snakes & Ladders dragging you down?

  • How Giving Back Changed a Journey Around the World

    I like to joke that I know a little bit about retirement, even though I’m in my mid-thirties and definitely not retired. Five years ago, at the age of thirty, I left my 9-5 job, sold all my stuff, and dragged my husband on an open-ended trip around the world with me. I think back on those days now with an incredible amount of fondness. Not only did we reap all of the expected gifts of travel—cultural insights, exposure to beautiful locations, introductions to new friends and places—but we also learned about the lesser known gifts travel offers, like experiencing the kindness of people around the world first-hand.

  • Go Pure: Pure Drinking Water on the Go

    Here's a statistic that probably won't surprise you: 80% of travel related illnesses are caused by drinking contaminated water. We are told regularly that we need to drink at least eight glasses of water a day, so what do we do when we visit foreign countries? That's always been a dilemma until now. Enter the Go Pure Pod, a tiny filter that comes with its own carrying case. The filter itself is only about 2 inches in length, so it will fit in your purse or carry on.  Just drop the pod into a portable water bottle, container, pitcher, glass or coffee maker and it purifies your water immediately.

  • How To Beat the Airline Pricing Model

    Go Non-Refundable and Travel Insure

    For those of you who book Refundable Airline Tickets, take a look at this Airline Ticket Hack from AardvarkCompare.com – Go Non-Refundable and Travel Insure – Your flight price has dropped by up to 70%.

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