Travel Tip

Do some research before you go! Not just on what to do but more about your surroundings. We went to Jekyll Island, GA and while we were swimming I kept feeling something bump against my leg. We were there for a week and it would happen a few times a day every day we were…

Destination wedding?

Why would/wouldn’t you? Where would you go? I think it’s a great idea! I would love to have mine in Marco Island, the Caribbean or Italy!

Make Friends on Vacation!

I stand by the rule that you should talk to people while you are on vacation. Be friendly! I went on a cruise years ago and met a girl who is close to my age. We started talking and realized we lived in the same state and not only that but within a 30 minute…

QUOTE

One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller

Travel Tip

Try to fit in. Read up on how the local culture dresses to not stick out like a sore thumb as a tourist. When I went to Europe, I read an article on what to wear. You can find these online and you can probably get tips from AAA. They said to wear dresses, no…

Travel Tip

Cell phone activation! Make sure you contact your cell phone provider to make sure they activate your phone for the countries you’re visiting (assuming that you have a world phone) and that you pick the right voice or data plan. Even with the right plan text messaging can still be expensive. Do not use your…

Travel Tip

If you are going abroad remember a translator. It can be helpful to carry an electronic translator so you can look up words to help you communicate with people in the country you’re visiting. In my experience, they appreciate the effort. Wouldn’t you? Or, you can install translator apps on your iPhone or iPod.

QUOTE

“I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.”  ~Walt Disney