The Ultimate Guide To Travelling As A Couple

The Ultimate Guide To Travelling As A Couple
Travelling with your partner, your significant other, your love, is a great way to bond and create memories that will stay with you always. But it can also cause you two to argue, fight, disagree and make the trip more stressful than it should be. After all, you're travelling to have fun and relax. There are a few simple tips and guidelines you can follow to make the best out of travelling as a couple. (more…)

Hiring A Car Abroad: Horror Scenarios That Must Be Avoided

For many, hiring a car abroad is a crucial part of the travel experience. Without that luxury, we wouldn’t be able to explore the places we want to see. Obviously, making the right decision is crucial. Without it, we’re fighting a tough battle. We’re in a location that we don’t understand, talking to companies that we’ve never heard of. It’s important to be aware of the scenarios that must be avoided. Here’s our handy list

Travelling To A Foreign Country: Tips To Keep You Safe

Many people worry about travelling to foreign countries. However, that doesn’t stop many from doing it! Of course it’s scary heading to a new destination with nothing but the information you’ve found out online, but if you live your life dictated by fear you won’t get very far at all. These tips will help to keep you safe when you’re going somewhere new. (more…)

The Top 7 Family Trips And Outdoor Adventures

The Top 7 Family Trips And Outdoor Adventures
When planning family trips, it’s best to keep kids busy with activities from crafting and music lessons to hiking and swimming. (No one wants to hear, “Mom, I’m bored” while lounging beach side with a cocktail in hand.) Travel is one of the most fun ways for a parent to share the cultures and natural wonders of the world. These destinations are safe for kiddos, catering to the picky eaters, adrenaline junkies, nature lovers, and beach bums

How to Avoid Getting Sick on Your Next Flight

The post below was originally published on Hipmunk's Tailwind Blog on January 22, 2016. Forget snakes on a plane. Worry about the germs. Research shows that air travelers are at a higher risk for infection than people going about their daily lives. Just how are illnesses spread on a plane? It comes down to two main factors: Airborne germs that are easily inhaled by people sitting in close quarters, or contact with germ-riddled surfaces on the plane. These

Dinnertime Around The World

I love food. Dinner might be my least favourite meal of the day but I still like it cause you know... food. Dinnertime looks very different in different parts of the world. The two cultures, Mexican and American, I'm most familiar with dinner is very different. The main difference being that the main meal of the day in Mexico is lunch, whereas in the US it's dinner. I've had dinnertime around the world many times. Check

Vacation 101: Six Destinations To Consider This Year

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800"] Image by Eric Demarcq[/caption] Our vacations can be so important to us, whether that is going away as a family, a couple or an individual. Travelling is good for the soul. However, choosing where you next take a vacation can be an overwhelming decision to make. You may have a big long checklist of criteria, or you might just want something unusual or different. So I thought now would be the

8 Reasons That Make Mexico an Appealing Country to Visit

8 Reasons That Make Mexico an Appealing Country to Visit
I may be biased but Mexico rocks. You can explore and find every single type of amazing place across the country including one of the largest metropolis of the world, tropical jungles, stunning beaches, historic architecture, colorful towns, colonial areas, indigenous culture, Spanish culture influence, centuries-old ruins, and a vast amount of culture and arts. Everything! I tell you. And don't get me started on the food! (Although you will read more about that below, as it's my number one

6 Reasons Why Living Abroad Will Make You Smarter

I always like to talk about how travel provides growth and valuable personality traits that are helpful everywhere in the world including: empathy, patience, tolerance, open-mindedness and independence. It also provides and improves skills like communication and interpersonal relationship skills. While travel is helpful, actually living abroad and spending considerable time in a foreign country can make you smarter, science has proved it! (more…)

12 Tips For Stress-Free Travel With A Baby

12 Tips For Stress-Free Travel With A Baby
Travelling with a baby can seem like a very daunting experience, especially for new parents. Stress and exhaustion can be part of traveling in general and possibly intensified when bringing a baby along. So it's understandable why parents would want to avoid it. But traveling can be extremely beneficial for your baby. A surprising 75% of brain development occurs within the first three years. The stimulation and new experiences, smells and places that provide a baby