Mind Your Manners

When we travel to other countries we usually assume as long as we act in a way that would be considered polite here at home, we’re good to go.  However that is not always the case.  Different countries may consider a certain behavior, that is perfectly acceptable here, as rude or disrespectful.  That’s why its important … [Read more…]

Castle Vacations

Looking for accommodations that are a little out of the ordinary?  Why not stay in a castle?  England, Scotland and Ireland have some of the most beautiful castles that you can stay in. IRELAND   Waterford Castle  Waterford Castle, located 2 miles from Waterford City is uniquely situated on its’ own private 310 acre island … [Read more…]

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…]

What You Need to Know Before You Get to the Airport

Airline Food www.airlinemeals.net If your curious about the type of food an airline serves this site has pictures passengers have taken of their in flight meals. Airport Reviews www.sleepinginairports.com Travelers 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 … [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…]

5 Facts About Airline Tickets

1. Not all seats in the same class (economy, business)on the same flight are the same price. Airlines only sell a certain number of the cheaper fares on each flight. Once that number has been filled the price goes up to the next level. The person sitting right next to you may have paid half … [Read more…]

Airport Parking

I know the last thing you will probably be thinking about when heading out on a flight or vacation is how much the airport parking will cost you but when you get the bill it stings. At http://www.airportdiscountparking.com you will find discount airport parking coupons.

Voltage Converters

As you may or may not know, when you travel internationally you will need a voltage converter in the electrical outlets in order to use your electrical items such as a curling iron, blow dryer and battery charger. You can find voltage converters at a number of stores including Walmart. These converter kits come with … [Read more…]

Shaping Up for Your Vacation

Getting Ready for Your Vacation Many cities, especially in Europe, are compact and easy to walk around (and the shopping areas can go on for miles). Which will help save money since you don’t have to hire a cab or use public transportation. However, unless you already to a fair amount of walking, spending several … [Read more…]