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Highlights of Bridgetown, Barbados

Highlights of Bridgetown, Barbados

A View of Bridgetown By Nadia Ali

Located in the Caribbean, Barbados appeals to visitors who simply want to kick back and enjoy the sun, sea, and surf. With its aqua blue sea and powdery beaches, you are never too …

10 handy luggage tips to make sure you don’t arrive empty-handed

10 handy luggage tips to make sure you don’t arrive empty-handed

Lately I’ve had a lot of bad luck with my luggage while traveling on long-haul flights. My bags were delayed three trips in a row – reaching my destination only 1 to 3 days after I had arrived. After these …

Tips for the solo woman traveler: Keeping safe on the road

Tips for the solo woman traveler: Keeping safe on the road

There’s no excuse for a woman traveler not to hit the road solo. Solo travel can be extremely rewarding, as well as liberating. This is a great time for introspection and reconnecting with yourself. When you’re traveling on your own, …

5 Must See Thanksgiving Day Parades

5 Must See Thanksgiving Day Parades

Photo credit: Macy's, Inc Turkey
Photo credit: Macy’s, Inc Turkey

As a major holiday, there are numerous activities and festivities to see and be part of, but none equals a spectacular Thanksgiving Day Parade. Nowadays, you can choose what location you want to the see …

Speaking for your Supper

Speaking for your Supper

The monastery at Rascafria, Spain

My new walking companion Maria sniffed apologetically and told me she was suffering from bad constipation.

I was a little perturbed. I know the Spaniards are outgoing and flamboyant, but I hadn’t expected her to …

Senior Citizens Can Save Money on Travel

Senior Citizens Can Save Money on Travel

The golden years are a good time for people to travel. Families are grown, so seniors don’t have to plan their vacations around school holidays. Retired from the nine-to-five work grind, seniors don’t have to limit their vacations to just …

What To Do When Things Go Wrong

What To Do When Things Go Wrong

I wrote a piece a while ago about the risks of travel.  My point, mainly, was this:  Travel means taking risks, and travelers, in turn, should be prepared for things to go wrong.  Why?  Because, on the other hand, it …

6 Free Attractions in London

6 Free Attractions in London

London

London is one of the capital cities of the world that attract visitors by the millions. In 2011, according to ‘Visit Britain’ 30.6 million people visited the capital and stayed an average of one week a grand annual total …

Going green (really green) on the Emerald Isle for St. Patty’s Day

Going green (really green) on the Emerald Isle for St. Patty’s Day

As Ireland’s national holiday approaches, visions of all things green will sweep over the island, as well as fill the minds of Irish descendents spread across the globe, many of whom make pilgrimages back to their motherland on the ever-popular …

Come On Over To My Place

Come On Over To My Place

If you’re tired of being clobbered by hotel bills, find traveling alone has lost its allure, or you long to see a city through the eyes of a local, it’s time to go CouchSurfing.

That’s the amazing international initiative where …

Help! My Passport Is Missing!

Help! My Passport Is Missing!

Passports, money and credit cards need to be kept safe when traveling.

Nobody leaves on a trip expecting to lose their travel documents or have them stolen, but it does happen. Sometimes the thieves are so slick, it will be …

Unique Adventures in Iceland That Will Make Your Friends Jealous

Unique Adventures in Iceland That Will Make Your Friends Jealous

It’s always fun to come back from a trip with incredible stories — not only for the fond memories, but also (of course) to be able to leave your friends and family in awe of all the exciting details. Exaggeration …

The Best Travel Accessory You’re Not Traveling With

The Best Travel Accessory You’re Not Traveling With

Whether hitting the road, taking to the skies or even hoofing it over a trail, traveling takes a toll on your body. Long hours in a single position or thousands of steps can cause muscle fatigue and cramping.

About six …

Single Travellers Needn’t Go Solo

Single Travellers Needn’t Go Solo

When a couple splits up, why is it that the woman decides to explore the world while the man morphs into a couch potato, festering in front of the TV?  If that sounds like an unfair generalisation, you’re obviously a …

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