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8 Tips for Learning a New Language

8 Tips for Learning a New Language

It’s a new year, which means that it’s time to set new goals. Here’s one you might have been tossing around: learn a new language. What could be a better goal? And hey—it’ll make traveling all that better! Learning a language happens to be just a little difficult. Here are [...]

World’s Best Travel Apps

As the world becomes more digital, this means travelers are treated to a lighter suitcase. No longer do we have to carry hand maps, printout airline tickets, hand compasses and calculators. Thanks to our smart phones, our phone is the one-stop shop for all your traveling needs. Each year new [...]

New Year’s Eve Top Party Destinations

New Year’s Eve Top Party Destinations

Lights, cameras…ball drops. Get your champagne ready for a salute to getting toasted. New Years is a big event for many cities around the world. Parades, fireworks and lip smooching occur at all hours thanks to the time zone. But if you’re looking for the best places to party, pack [...]

Best Travel Books of All Time

Best Travel Books of All Time

Searching for an American classic? Or maybe some inspirational writing that makes you live vicariously through the tales? Throughout the many years of reading, thousands of travel books have hit the market. However, there are a handful of classics that may take you on a journey through the Sahara Desert [...]

Accessories to Make Your Holiday Travels More Bearable

Accessories to Make Your Holiday Travels More Bearable

Between long security lines and crowded airports to weather-related flight delays, holiday travel can be a major hassle. Thankfully, you can mitigate some of the stress by packing the following items in your carry-on bag. Sleep for Success! Travel Pillow When unfolded, this down pillow designed by Dr. James B. [...]

Self-Reliant Pets for Frequent Travelers

Self-Reliant Pets for Frequent Travelers

Just because you love to capitalize on your vacation time and visit distant lands on a regular basis doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to own a pet. However, not all animals are suited for solitude. Here are a few self-sufficient critters that will fare just fine while you’re away [...]

Thanukkah: When Two Holidays Collide

Thanukkah: When Two Holidays Collide

Why is this happening? Who is pissed off about it? Who is happy? What kinds of foods will we eat? Can I buy a Turkey-shaped Menorah online? These two holidays combined create a lot of questions, but the fact is, it’s the first time since the year 1888 that Thanukkah has occurred. [...]

FAA Issues New Rules for In-Flight Electronic Devices

FAA Issues New Rules for In-Flight Electronic Devices

On Oct. 31, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced major amendments to the agency’s long-standing rule against the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. For anyone who enjoys rocking out to their ‘Air Travel Playlist’ or watching an episode of their favorite TV show during arguably the [...]

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Worlds Wackiest Hotels

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No – it’s a hotel? If you’ve ever thought about a unique vacation experience, now is your chance. Get ready to explore some of the world’s wackiest hotels and vacation rentals. From sleeping in a jet plane to a windmill, the mind-blowing hotels are [...]

6 Tips for Writing for In-Flight Magazines

6 Tips for Writing for In-Flight Magazines

In-flight magazines are one of the most underrated publication sectors in the industry. While most people cast them as inane, repetitive drivel, some in-flights do great work and surprise passengers who give them a chance. If you’re looking for a new place to focus your budding writing career, in-flights might [...]