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Choosing a luxury tour

March 19, 2006 EST | Travel

You've paid top dollar for your "luxury tour" but find yourself continually eating in shabby restaurants, puzzled that tourist sites shut early each afternoon while souvenir stores seem permanently open. You are angered not only by your guide's increasingly obvious...

Packing smart

March 19, 2006 EST | Travel

It's one of the most embarrassing things that can happen to you in a security line at the airport: a hand search of your luggage. Security officers may have seen something suspicious on the screening machine, or you may have...

Vacationers check-list: Everything you should know before you leave

January 06, 2006 EST | Travel

The most important aspect an owner needs to be concerned with is that their home does not look vacant while they are away. Statistics report that generally a home is burglarized every 12 seconds. It is important that you leave...

Top holiday travel destinations

December 22, 2005 EST | Travel

Despite the high cost of fuel and other travel expenses, an estimated 63.5 million Americans are planning to travel at least 50 miles or more from home this Christmas and New Year. Hotel rates are up nearly 15% at some...

RoomSaver.com Travelers prefer more than one

September 25, 2005 EST | Travel

A recent poll of RoomSaver.com’s Travel club members reveals that the majority of the respondents prefer to take more than just one trip per year, stay more than just 1-2 nights per trip, and travel with at least one other...

Traveling by motorcycle

July 19, 2005 EST | Travel

One of the best ways to truly see the United States is from the saddle of a motorcycle. I have ridden through many states with trips over six thousand miles in length including two solo trips from New Jersey to...

Jet lag - 7 steps to a successful trip

July 16, 2005 EST | Travel

Don’t let jet lag spoil that much needed holiday trip to paradise or stop you from closing that career enhancing deal you’ve been working on for months. Arriving full of excitement and anticipation is great, but finding that you can’t...

Prepare a trip when you have no time

July 16, 2005 EST | Travel

Sometimes I run short on time before I head out on a trip. The demands of work, friends and family can eat up necessary planning time. As a travel veteran I know if I don’t plan and prepare the chances...

How to pick a travel agency

July 14, 2005 EST | Travel

The trip of a lifetime can take a lifetime to plan unless you know how to pick a travel agency. A common misconception is that travel agencies add to the cost of your trip. In truth, finding and using a...

10 tips for hassle-free business travel

July 14, 2005 EST | Travel

If you're a road warrior, these travel tips will help reduce the stress of your journeys. 1. Choose your Travel Modality Wisely Planes, trains or automobiles: what's the choice to be? While air travel is clearly the only way to...

Travel adventure

July 12, 2005 EST | Travel

Are you bored with the routine of city life? Do you yearn for a getaway from the hustle and bustle and put some excitement into your life? Do you hope to visit the places that have been aired over National...

Tips for taking road trips with kids

July 06, 2005 EST | Travel

Like many other families, our family takes a number of road trips each year. We have three beautiful young daughters and people often say to me “How can you stand to take road trips with young kids?” In fact, I...

Three classic hikes abroad

June 29, 2005 EST | Asia , Asia Pacific , South America , Travel

Paul Scott Mower once said, "There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country…" If you've ever contemplated going abroad to find your next trail, here are 3 classic hikes to consider....

The Spanish regional travel guide

June 07, 2005 EST | Europe , Travel

Up to 60 million visitors travel to Spain every year to delight in the country’s 315 sunny days and its rich and diverse history and culture. As a result the Spanish government spend millions of Euros per year on the...

Finding travel deals

May 31, 2005 EST | Travel

If your vacation time is coming up and you are planning on making a trip, then you will need to make some plans. Perhaps you are going to visit family? Or, maybe you plan to take your family to see...

Passport would be required for Caribbean-bound U.S. travelers

May 27, 2005 EST | Travel

The new federal regulations would require Caribbean-bound U.S. travelers to carry a valid passport beginning Dec. 31. A driver's license or birth certificate will no longer be enough to get Americans who visit the Caribbean, Mexico, Panama and Canada back...

Online travel bargain

May 23, 2005 EST | Travel

Are holiday bargains for true or have catches hidden? REMEMBER YOUR LAST CONVERSATION WITH THAT family relative who couldn’t talk enough of how much they saved on their last holiday package deal? Or that colleague bragging about his $59 round-...

10 tips for hassle-free business travel

May 19, 2005 EST | Travel

If you're a road warrior, these travel tips will help reduce the stress of your journeys. 1. Choose your Travel Modality Wisely Planes, trains or automobiles While air travel is clearly the only way to go for long journeys, shorter...

Money saving travel tips

May 18, 2005 EST | Travel

Have you seen the T.V. commercial where they show that one passenger paid only a few hundred for his plane ticket while the person sitting next to him paid over a thousand? This is only one example of a truth...