Posts about ‘Tips & advice’

Max Falkowitz At grill and fry stations like these, you pick your own skewers of fresh meat, vegetables, and blood cakes, pile them into a plastic basket, and hand them to a cook to make before your eyes. Are you going to see any night markets? Tell travelers you’re visiting Taiwan and, New Taiwan Dollars [read more…]

Whether you’re planning a weekend road trip or booking a flight for later this year, one thing is for sure: You’re going to need something to snack on at some point in your journey. Stop the traffic jam hangries, the layover crankiness, and the we-got-lost-on-the-metro stomach-grumbles with one of these 11 easily stored snacks. Plus, [read more…]

From family holidays to romantic getaways, memorable travel moments are often spent with others. But sometimes, traveling alone can unearth unique experiences that are otherwise unattainable when navigating the wants and needs of a group. To find out more, we turned to question and answer site Quora, asking, “what is it like to travel solo?” [read more…]

So here’s the deal: You’ve only got one shot to get it right when proposing to your partner—and you’ll have the rest of your lives to reflect upon that one shining moment (so no pressure, right?). If you’re looking for some choice proposal ideas, or just the most romantic places in the world, then look [read more…]

The family that travels together can still come home in one piece, with a little planning and plenty of patience. These tips will help you deal. RELATED: 7 underrated food cities in America 1. Avoid unnecessary stress. Traveling on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is asking for trouble. Adjust your arrival and departure days to avoid peak [read more…]

Hotel rooms typically include a bunch of free amenities that travelers never put to good use. It’s a pity. Instead of rolling your eyes at the tiny bars of soap and miniature shampoos, get creative with them. After all, you’re surrounded by a treasure trove of hotel freebies that can be used to serve new [read more…]

Did you know that on any given day some 2 million Americans travel by air and hundreds of thousands more criss-cross the country via car or rail? That’s a whole lotta folks who might miss voting in our upcoming election on November 8. The most important election of our lifetime, in case you haven’t heard. That’s [read more…]

The weather is starting to take a turn for the cold, meaning it’s time to start looking toward the tropics. San Juan, Puerto Rico is a place of beauty and rich, rich culture. Whether you want to beach yourself for a weekend in the sun, climb through the rainforest, explore streets laid centuries ago or [read more…]

If you’re a frugal traveler, the most expensive thing about traveling Bali is … getting to Bali. No matter your gateway from the U.S., a flight to this tropical island in Indonesia will typically cost you more than $1,000. But that’s where the big spending ends. The cost of things once you’re physically in Bali, assuming [read more…]

The changing of seasons can sometimes inspire change within ourselves, especially when moving from summer to autumn. Leaves change color, from their uniform shade of green to various vibrant varieties of reds, oranges and yellows. The air has a certain crisp feel to it, no longer humid and heavy like in the summer. Maybe these drastic changes [read more…]