13 Money-Saving Smartphone Apps for Your Summer Travel

Summer months are quickly approaching and we couldn’t be more ready for the sun, warmth, and time on the beach. As you plan your amazing getaways, here’s a helpful list of our favorite smartphone apps for summer 2020. These will get you organized, help you find great deals, share itineraries with multiple parties, and save you money along the way, making for the perfect vacation recipe. Summer bliss, coming right up! 1. Waze Whether your trip involves a lot of road travel, or you just want to find a faster way to get to places in your own city, consider

Stuck at Home? Start Planning Your Next Vacation

Are you reading this from your couch? Scrolling through posts searching for some relief from the real world? Taking a break from working from home? Daydreaming about less stressful days? We are, too. With the world flipped upside down, staying happy, healthy and sane is oh so important. Streaming movies is part of this. So is cuddling up with a good book and a perfect cup of hot chocolate or a glass of wine. It’s finally starting that jigsaw puzzle you got two Christmases ago. What are we doing? We’re daydreaming about travel, of course! Maybe your next vacation isn’t

March Bridal / Wedding / Honeymoon Headlines

BRIDES shared its top 50 honeymoon destination picks for 2020, as well as its choices for the 6 best Mexico resorts for Destination Weddings and the 8 best Florida hotels for honeymooners. Bridal Guide suggests “storybook” honeymoon ideas, “foodie” honeymoon options, and tips for honeymoons in Rome (plus, this roundup of fresh ideas for beach weddings). WeddingBells.ca offered these tips to help you pick and guide your wedding videographer. Here’s the latest father-daughter wedding dance video that’s gone viral. Bridal Guide recommends options for honeymoons in the south of France – plus, its picks for the world’s most romantic dining

8 Tips to Plan a Great Family Reunion

Your people, clan, team, bloodline – your family. The people who come first in your life, maybe even before yourself. They’re the people you go on vacation with or the people you call daily when you’re on vacation with friends. And occasionally family is the reason why you need a vacation. But every few years there’s a magical time when you all head to a getaway together – the family reunion. It’s a time to catch up, to really check in with everyone (because texting only half counts), to slow down and enjoy each other’s company. Sounds like a relaxing

The Best Places for a December Honeymoon

Whether you’re having a festive winter wedding or you’ve waited to take your honeymoon over winter break, December is one of our favorite times to set off on a romance-filled honeymoon. Magic is really in the air in December with holiday excitement that spans from European Christmas markets to tropical beaches in Asia to safaris in Africa. Take your pick of empty tropical beaches or charming cities dressed up for Christmas and New Year celebrations. While December is a popular month for vacations, don’t let this discourage you from taking a seriously amazing honeymoon during this month. It will just

Romantic and Dreamy Ways to Declare Your Wedding Vows

Imagine saying “I do” to the love of your life amid crystal blue waters softly splashing around you and glistening sunshine on your face – does it get more dreamy and romantic? With a majority of people striving towards a lavish destination wedding, almost everyone dreams of having an exotic and memorable wedding. And why not? Weddings are one of the most special and important events in our lives. Such a special time definitely calls for a unique and memorable location. Everyone should be able to remember their wedding day as one of the most romantic days. A huge part

Overwater Bungalows: A Tropical Paradise

Are you a beach person? Someone who feels the world’s stress melts away when you’re gazing into emerald waters while standing on sugar sand? Someone who always looks for the resort that is directly on the beach, rather than across the street from the beach? Do you have Google flight alerts set for every tropical beach you love? If you answered yes to any or all of these, your next vacation should probably include an overwater bungalow. That, my friend, is as close as you can get to the water – on top of it. And when you feel like

February Bridal / Wedding / Honeymoon Headlines

Bridal Guide shares 10 reasons why you should pick a Destination Wedding. BRIDES offers its best advice for planning honeymoons (plus this roundup of the year’s best U.S. honeymoon locations). This June, Venus is in retrograde – should astrology-following couples get married then? Here’s handy advice for couples picking wedding hashtags. This Pennsylvania ceremony featured bridesmaids walking down the aisle with dogs who’re ready to be adopted (in lieu of flowers, the reception tables had baskets for donations to the local shelter). The U.S. fast food chain Whataburger wants to host ceremonies at six of its Texas locations on Valentine’s

Destination Inspiration: A November Honeymoon

November is a great month to head out on your honeymoon. You can get that sweet spot balance of romantic holiday festive feel without the tremendous crowds that often hit the major destinations once December rolls around and people start taking their family vacations. Aside from the long weekend around Thankgiving, November is a relatively calm travel period, giving you excellent deals and options to choose from. We have put together a diverse list of options for you to help plan your honeymoon in style, no matter what you are into. Here’s where we suggest you go for a romantic

Should You Cancel Your Travel Plans Because of the New Coronavirus?

Travel in 2020 is off to a strange and highly unusual start. Right before the new year, the world got word of a new virus that originated in Wuhan, China. Fast forward a month to now, the beginning of February, and the situation has evolved quite a bit. The novel coronavirus, sometimes referred to as nCoV2019, is transmitted by person to person by close contact or coughing/sneezing, the same way the flu is spread. For now, this is the only confirmed mode of how the virus spreads. But there’s still a lot we don’t yet know and understand about the