There are many things that you need to do before leaving for vacation, besides making sure that you have packed everything properly. Securing your home to deter intruders and prevent disasters are the two most important things on the list. You don’t want to leave in a rush, so make sure that you take the time necessary to get everything done. This way, you’ll have peace of mind while traveling, which is the entire point of taking a vacation in the first place. Tackle the Smal
According to a survey completed by the Pew Research Center in October of 2015, over 68% of American adults have smart phones and 43% have tablet computers. A whopping 87% of those adults use their mobile devices to access the internet daily for at least 60 minutes. Some use far more data than that. For this alone, you should consider taking an “electronic vacation” while on your next family vacation. However, there are other reasons as to why you should unplug. Here are five.
Most people are familiar with the old standby – traveler’s checks. However, while traveling overseas, they may not be your best option, since they come along with currency exchange fees and the ever present fear of losing them. Thankfully, new technology has come to the rescue, in the form of the TravelEx Cash Passport. Who Is TravelEx? TravelEx is a company that specializes in currency exchanges. You can exchange one cash currency for another through them, or choose to use t
Few things can be as exhilarating as landing in a foreign country completely on your own, but it can also be a nerve-wracking experience. You don’t know anyone, and all your plans will have to be for one. That means no one to enjoy a play with you or sit at a bar or restaurant with you. While solo traveling can be fun, group vacations offer more opportunities for fun and excitement. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, a student, an adventure traveler or over the age of