Just Arrived in London

We are now in London at Heathrow airport waiting for our connecting flight to Johannesburg. We are at the airport lounge. Its nice, a little small but it has free drinks…tiny little cans of Pepsi and other soda’s as well as beer, wine, and several different kinds of coffee’s. Its better then sitting for 3 … [Read more…]

Africa, Here I Come!

Its finally here, we leave tomorrow for South Africa. I’m so exited! Our bags are packed, our reservations have been confirmed, I have lots of SD cards for my camera, so all I have to do is see if I can find a few dvd’s to take with us. There will be no TV in … [Read more…]

What You Need to Know Before You Get to the Airport

Airline Foodwww.airlinemeals.netIf your curious about the type of food an airline serves this site has pictures passengers have taken of their in flight meals. Airport Reviewswww.sleepinginairports.comTravelers review airports and give detailed descriptions of their experiences. This can really come in handy if you will be having a long layover and want to know what to … [Read more…]

Travel Contests

Irelandhttp://www.ngtireland.com/Prize: Round trip airfare to Dublin, seven day car rental & accommodations.Deadline: 6/21/2010 Amtrak Vacationhttp://www.amtrakglaciersweeps.com/Prize: Round trip travel with sleep car accommodations, 3 nights at Glacier Park Lodge, daily breakfast & Big Sky Circle Tour.Deadline: 7/22/2010 Barbadoshttps://johnsonsbaby.promo.eprize.com/soakinthesecret/7 Day trip to BarbadosDeadline: 4/30/2010 Mexicowww.mexicanapromotions.com/sweepstakes/thebeachsenses/en/#/homePrize: 2 Round trip tickets to MexicoDeadline: 4/30/2010 Thailandwww.febreze-destinations.com/fbsignup.jspPrize: 7 Days in Thailand … [Read more…]

London is Open for Business

London airports are now open and will be flying at a full schedule tomorrow as well as a few extra flights to help stranded passengers get to where they need to be. The airline did say they do not know if they will have to close again or not. It all depends on the volcano. … [Read more…]

Planes Are in The Sky!

There are planes in the sky, yeah!!!! London airports are still closed but according to Virgin Altantic Airlines they are hoping to open London airports on Wednesday so I will have to hold my breath for one more day. Other European airports are open for business which is great news. The volcano is still spitting … [Read more…]

Africa or Ash!

We are sitting by the TV watching the news, surfing the internet for every bit of news on the volcano erupting in Iceland trying to find out if we will be able to fly to South Africa. Our main problem is that we have a connection in London and right now their airports are shut … [Read more…]

Check Your Arrival Time

When searching for airline tickets make sure you check your arrival time. Most people concentrate on their departure time. However your arrival time is just as important. Especially if you are traveling to an area that you are unfamiliar with. You don’t want to arrive in the middle of the night and have to try … [Read more…]

Traveling During the Off Season

One thing to take into consideration when deciding when you will travel is the weather. There is a reason the prices are the cheapest during the off season. It’s Cold! If you live in an area that has cold winters it may not be that big of a deal for you however, for those of … [Read more…]

How to Save When Buying Airline Tickets

Advance BookingAirfare will be one of your biggest expenses on your vacation if not the biggest. It is never too early to start looking for your airfare. You can save money by purchasing your ticket at least 21 days in advance. The closer you get to your departure date the more expensive the fares will … [Read more…]