TIPS & RESOURCES


What Is One Item I Always Pack When I Travel?

What Is One Item I Always Pack When I Travel?

I was talking to a few friends last weekend and one asked me: “what is one item you always pack with you”? I jokingly said “underwear” 😛 Seriously though, I gave it some thought and I thought about one item I always pack with me (aside fro

Read More ..
10 Questions On ‘Antarctica Cruises’ Answered

10 Questions On ‘Antarctica Cruises’ Answered

When I went to Antarctica back in 2008, meeting someone who also had been to the windiest place on Earth was a rarity. 8 years later to the present time, it seems visiting Antarctica is more common and acceptable. I no longer get the “I don’t bel

Read More ..
Checklist: 24 Safety Tips Before & While Traveling Abroad

Checklist: 24 Safety Tips Before & While Traveling Abroad

Either this is your first time traveling abroad or your 200th time, safety is always a concern. Here are 24 items you need to pay attention to when planning a trip abroad: 1. Get familiarized with the customs and laws of the country – there might b

Read More ..
Increase Your Odds To See The Northern Lights: Practical Tips

Increase Your Odds To See The Northern Lights: Practical Tips

Is watching the grandeur and glory of the breathtaking celestial display called ‘Northern Lights’, also known as aurora borealis, on your bucket list? This phantasmagorical phenomenon named after a Roman goddess has people raving about it

Read More ..
How To Prevent Motion Sickness: The Struggle Is Real!

How To Prevent Motion Sickness: The Struggle Is Real!

I have always been very sensitive to motion, especially the rocking motion of water (after snorkeling or during a cruise). I get so dizzy, my head feels heavy and sometimes experience cold sweats! Just thinking about this makes me nauseous! I also ex

Read More ..
Body Snatchers And Ghost Tours In London

Body Snatchers And Ghost Tours In London

London, with its long history, has no shortage of ghost stories. These continue to fascinate both locals and tourists alike. There are several ghost tours in London dedicated to visiting the sites of some of the city’s grisliest goings-on. The Eas

Read More ..
What is Continental Divide Or Great Divide?

What is Continental Divide Or Great Divide?

The Continental Divide is a large hydrological drainage system on North America. Think of it as a big water drainage system separated by large mountains. People often refer to this natural boundary marker as the Great Divide. The west side of the Con

Read More ..
3 Destinations You Should Save Up For

3 Destinations You Should Save Up For

If you find yourself daydreaming while at work about the different places you want to see but do not know where to go, here are 3 destinations you need to start saving up for and open up that big wide world in front of you. Get your passport ready. &

Read More ..
Where Did The Phrase “Graveyard Shift” Come From?

Where Did The Phrase “Graveyard Shift” Come From?

  Do you know where the terms “Saved By The Bell” and “Graveyard Shift” came from? Being a grave digger in London in the 1800s came with its fair share of occupational hazards. Not only did you have body-snatching gangs l

Read More ..
How To Measure Carry On And Check In Luggage

How To Measure Carry On And Check In Luggage

  To ensure that your luggage is within the size limit for airlines, here are things you will need to measure it: 1.  Tape measure 2. Weighing Scale 3.  Know the baggage weight and size/dimension limit for your airline.  They will usually giv

Read More ..