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How to Turn Your SUV into a Road-trip King

How to Turn Your SUV into a Road-trip King

After traveling around in New Zealand in an adapted surfer van, I realized I could make some adaptions to my “plain Jane” SUV and save some serious coin. The most expensive aspects of travel are housing, food, and gas in that order. The following adaptations will make your wheels more [...]

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Is It Worth Traveling First Class?

The early boarding in the VIP line. The clinking sounds of real stemware and silverware. And what, exactly, goes on behind that mystical curtain separating first class from the rest of us? Some people insist that first class is the way to go, and is absolutely worth every extra penny [...]

8 Must-See Stops on the Trans-Canada Highway

8 Must-See Stops on the Trans-Canada Highway

Whether you’re embarking on the road trip of a lifetime or just felt like taking the long way, driving the 4,990 mile long Trans-Canada Highway a wonderful way to make lasting memories. As amazing as it is to watch an entire country flash by through your car’s windows, sometimes you [...]

Anti-theft Technology

Anti-theft Technology

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6 Destinations for Coffee Lovers

You’ve heard of wine, beer, and even chocolate tours, but how about something for the java fans out there? There’s just something about a fresh cup of coffee that rouses the deepest sleepers, perks up ardent morning-loathers, and brings friends together like nothing else. Whether you’re a cultivated connoisseur or [...]

The Joys and Pains of Airplane Travel

The Joys and Pains of Airplane Travel

It all begins with a simple question. Maybe you’d choose a tropical beach, an exotic city, or some rugged mountains. Before you can partake in once-in-a-lifetime adventures in your travel destination of choice, you’ll need to get there first. It’s time to head to the airport. You’ll inevitably spend too [...]

Irish Dancing Around The World

Irish Dancing Around The World

Next time you travel, use your imagination and do something creative that you’ll remember for the rest of your life.

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6 Tips for Keeping a Travel Journal

It’s hard not to be inspired by the unfamiliar sights and unforgettable adventures experienced while traveling. You could probably fill hundreds of pages recording the minute details observed along the way—in fact, many do, by keeping a travel journal. It’s relatively easy to start a travel journal: simply pack a [...]

8 Apps for the Perfect Road Trip

8 Apps for the Perfect Road Trip

Road trips: there’s an app for that. Seriously—there are countless apps that have been developed to assist with just about every aspect of a road trip, from the moment you pull out of the driveway to the moment you return, a little worse for wear. Ranging from practical to informative to [...]

8 Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

8 Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

When it comes to buying a gift, your traveling loved one can be one of the hardest people to shop for. Whether they “suffer” from insatiable wanderlust or their career has them living out of a suitcase, travelers value practicality above all. Space is limited and weight-restrictions are aplenty, making [...]