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Harper’s Bazaar shares its picks for 2019 wedding trends and for the six best honeymoon destinations in the world … Bridal Guide gives its 2019 wedding trend predictions – plus, it explains the different types of wedding dress silhouettes … BRIDES suggests honeymoon locations based on your zodiac sign – plus, it shares this gallery of wedding decor based on inspirational quotes … WeddingBells.ca recommends Grenada as the most romantic island in the Caribbean … What’s better for you – a small intimate ceremony or an over-the-top gala wedding? Town & Country offers advice … Finally, this couple is traveling the world taking wedding photos in every stop … Read More

Destination: Fiji

A Fiji vacation has everything one could expect from a tropical paradise. Not only is it an all year-round destination due to its geographical location and tropical climate but there are numerous other attractive reasons to travel to Fiji. Fiji is a located in the heart of the South Pacific, an 11-hour flight from Los Angeles/San Francisco and just 4 hours from Sydney Australia, or 3.5 hours from Brisbane, Australia. Imagine pristine sandy beaches, remote islands, crystal clear waters, and soft coral reefs, with lush green vegetation, coconut plantations, volcanic mountains, and a unique culture all awaiting exploration further inland Read More

Caribbean Trifecta: Our three favorites

It’s pretty easy in the wintertime to dream about warmer climates, turquoise waters, and white sand beaches. You should do something about that. Winter is the perfect time to let your vacay take you someplace truly exotic! And we’re here to tell you, there is no place better for this than the Caribbean.  But not just ANY Caribbean location … we have our favorites! The British Virgin Islands, or BVI for short, are some of the most exclusive and least developed islands of the Caribbean. Thus, their massive appeal. The resorts, villas, restaurants and other tourist attractions in this exotic Read More

Destination: Mexico!

Mexico is the perfect place to host a family vacation! How fun would it be to ask your closest friends and family join you on an adventure in an amazing location away from home and grant them the opportunity for a mini-reunion for them at the same time. One of the most popular places in the world, especially for those whose home base is the states, is Mexico. There are so many unique and wonderful locations, all offering stunning views, perfection in beaches, incredible year-round weather and luxurious, budget-friendly resorts that offer both vacation, group and destination wedding packages to Read More

Common Travel Scams & How to Avoid Them

We all want to get the most bang for our buck when planning our vacations.  It’s wise to keep an eye out for potential savings or great deals on unique items when we’re exploring other states, cultures, and countries. The problem, of course, is that scammers know we’re looking, and they’re looking for us, hoping that we’ll fall for whatever they’ve cooked up. Here are five of the most common scams — and some easy tips to help you avoid becoming a victim of travel scammers. You come home from running errands and grab the mail. In the stack, you Read More

The “Wanderlust Gene” – Do you have it?

You know them when you meet them.  The people marinating in Wanderlust. Those folks who always keep their passport just a short reach away, who can pack for an international trip in about twenty minutes flat, who’ve almost never met a travel idea they didn’t like, and who would rather take three international trips a year than own a car. They never get tired of exploring. Scientists might have discovered why some folks’ hearts are filled wanderlust and others aren’t. One gene, simply known as DRD4, is associated with dopamine levels in the brain. Dopamine is one of the brain’s Read More

Five Must-Have Items to Add to Your Packing List

You’re preparing for your next trip – like the one you’re getting ready for to visit relatives for Thanksgiving – and you’ve got your packing list in hand. The suitcase is open on the bed, and you’re going down the list of everything you’ll need to take on your trip. Sandals? Check. Wind breaker? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Duct tape? Wait….what? Yup.  That’s right. You read that correctly. A small roll of duct tape takes up a tiny bit of space but can save your tuchas in about a million different ways. Patch a tear in your shoes, jacket, or trusty Read More

Reconnecting your soul: The Spiritual Awakening Journey Vacation

Researchers speculate that the surge in spiritual awakening journeys involve several factors.  We see a lot of people searching for … something.  Something intangible.  This something can range from our challenging work-life balances to the current global popularity of Pope Francis. Bestselling books like Eat, Pray, Love and Wild can make a spiritual awakening adventure seem like a relatively new phenomenon, but as author Lori Erickson points out, “People have been making treks to holy sites for millennia — in fact, these types of locations are probably the oldest form of tourism.” The stereotype of the spiritual awakening seeker-traveler is Read More

Ghostly Gallivanting: A Look at the World’s Most Haunted Places

If you’re into encounters of the spine-tingling variety, you’re part of a small but passionate group of travelers. “Paranormal Travel” enthusiasts participate regularly in online forums, and there’s even a small cottage industry that specializes in highlighting travel to spooky destinations. If this interests you or someone you know, here’s a quick list of some of the world’s reportedly most haunted places. Castle of Good Hope, Capetown, South Africa. This place has some of the standard ghosts — a man who reportedly walks the ramparts, and a crying woman whose haunting ceased when her body was discovered in later excavations. Read More

The Best Gift You Can Give Your Family

It takes a lot of work to get ready for a family trip, even if you have a travel agent doing the planning and booking for you. Choosing the right places and activities, all while trying to maintain some semblance of your normal routine, especially if you have younger kids — can be a real challenge. In the hectic pace of everything, it can be easy to forget the bigger reasons families choose to travel with their children: to enrich their lives, expand their emotional and cultural horizons, and help them become better global citizens. So it’s great to encourage Read More