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10 Reasons to Take a Road Trip

On the fence about whether to take a road trip? National Geographic says this is the summer of road trips. With closed borders and concerns about travel, and especially flying, the road trip has become the way to travel this summer. But there are many reasons to take a road trip without a pandemic and travel restrictions. People either love or hate road trips. You can put me in the hate category and I usually avoid any road trips longer...

How to Have an Awesome Travel Experience

We all want to have awesome travel experiences and enjoy travel, right? But sometimes that doesn’t always happen. Read on for some of my best travel tips to truly enjoy travel! Plan, Plan, Plan One of the best ways to have a safe trip and enjoy your vacation is to plan, plan, plan. Knowing what to expect, where to go, what to do and not do will help decrease any travel anxiety and increase your confidence. You can over plan...

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20 Business Travel Tips from Experienced Road Warriors

I ditched my corporate job to travel the world! You’ve probably seen some version of this headline floating around the internet. I hope someday to write that article, but right now most of my time is spent traveling for work. Because business travel is completely different than traveling for pleasure, I’m sharing 20 tips for business travel. A survey by Booking.com found that 30% of business travelers would accept a lower-paying job if it meant they could travel more for...

25 Travel Gift Ideas under $20 the Travelers in Your Life Will Love

Not sure what to get the traveler on your holiday gift list? Below are 25 travel gift ideas for all the travelers on your list. On a budget? All of these items are less than $20 and many are less than $10 making them perfect stocking stuffers. Some are super practical and others are just plain fun. What are you waiting for? Twenty-five great travel gift ideas await! Start shopping! Awesome Travel Gift Ideas for Everyone 1) Travelon Set of...

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The Best Travel Shoes – Reviews of 5 of My Favorites

Finding great shoes for travel is no easy task. There are so many things to consider: comfort, packability, versatility, support, and cost. I’m always on the hunt for shoes that I can wear as I run through an airport or while sightseeing. Read on for reviews of five of the best shoes for travel. What I Look For in a Travel Shoe The better question may be what am I not looking for! Nothing heavy, uncomfortable, or poorly made. The...

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Tips For Navigating the Busiest Airport in the World |Atlanta Airport

Did you know that the Atlanta airport is within a two-hour flight to 80% of the United States? This is one of the reasons that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, known as ATL, is the busiest airport in the world. More than 107 million people flew through the ATL in 2018. Knowing it’s the busiest airport in the world often scares casual travelers from using this airport. But I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be scary. It’s actually...

10 Tips to Help You Find the Best Vacation Rental

Vacation rentals are a great option when traveling.  But how do you know what to look for in a vacation rental? And how do you choose a vacation rental with an overwhelming number of options?  Not sure what the differences are between Airbnb and VRBO? Here are ten tips to help you find the perfect vacation rental for your next trip. I love hotels and stay in my fair share of them for my corporate travel.  But when traveling with...

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10 Bad Travel Habits You Should Stop Now

I try and share what travelers should do, but sometimes we need to be reminded of what not to do. It occurred to me that there are bad traveling habits I’ve fallen into that I need to break ASAP. Below are ten bad travel habits I intend to stop doing and what I’m planning on doing instead. Saying “I Should Have” Travel shouldn’t be about regrets. But I often find myself saying “I should have done this” after a trip...

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My Favorite Ways to Save Money While Traveling

“Travel is the only thing you buy, that makes you richer.” I’m not sure who said this, but truer words have never been written. While traveling can be expensive, it doesn’t have to be. Read on to see some of my favorite ways to save money while traveling. And the less I spend on travel, the more I can travel! Book Flights First If flying, airfare is probably going to be one of the largest items in your travel budget....

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Tips to Stay Fit While Traveling

Traveling is hard on the body.  Hours of sitting on a plane or train or in a car take its toll.  Add in carrying luggage around and the stress that comes with travel also contributes to fatigue. But it’s hard enough to keep fit at home much less when traveling. Incorporating physical activity into your travels will help minimize discomfort and give you the energy you need on the road. Sometimes I get an unintended workout when I run to...