18 Travel Mistakes Not to Make in 2018

Traveling can be difficult, frustrating and even stressful if you ‘don’t know what you don’t know.’ As you make plans for your travels this year, be careful to avoid making these 18 common mistakes – especially if you want to save time, money, hassle and stress. Overspending on Your Travel – Save $$ by flying [...]

2018-01-30T19:57:37+00:00January 30th, 2018|Travel Tips & Resources|0 Comments

Are You Asking the RIGHT Questions?

Recently one of our Global Gals reached out to ask us what our thoughts were about renting a car overseas.  They were in Israel on a guided bus tour and were finding the schedule ‘grueling’ with several hours being spent on the bus each day. Because of this, they were considering whether or not they [...]

2017-10-27T15:33:36+00:00October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Double-Check the Details (or Risk Travel Delays, Frustration & Stress!)

Written by Chief Global Gal Brenda On my last few trips I’ve experienced some situations that impacted the precious time I had on my vacation, and caused frustration and confusion (all of which could have been avoided by taking just a few minutes to “check, check and double-check” the details of my travel plans and [...]

2017-10-31T16:59:56+00:00September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Traveling Solo in China?

Written by Chief Global Gal Brenda Recently I traveled to three major cities in China—Beijing, Tianjin, and Shanghai—and was pleasantly surprised by the ease of traveling alone as a solo gal! I have been coming back and forth to China since 1992, and each time I visit I’m amazed by how many changes—particularly with their [...]

Making Your Travel Dreams Happen!

Written by "Go-To Global Gal" Alyce 3 Tips to Help You Make Your Dream Trip Happen Today, I'd like to share three handy tips to help you get closer to making your travel dreams a reality. Dreams are nice, but sometimes they can seem really distant. Unattainable even. Like clouds floating by overhead—beautiful, but always out [...]

2017-08-22T18:39:29+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Consider a Staycation This Summer!

Written by Chief Global Gal Brenda The summer seems to be slipping by so quickly… Don’t have the time or money for a family vacation this summer? Or maybe you'd like to avoid the hassle or stress of planning a trip on top of all the other “to do’s” in your life? Then consider a [...]

American Wilderness – Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

Written by "Go-To Global Gal" Alyce; all photos taken by and belonging to Alyce Howard Recently, I saw an ad that left me slightly dumbfounded. Oddly enough it was a commercial for allergy medicine, but the promotion of their product seemed almost like a footnote to the overall message of the advertisement. They shared findings [...]

2017-07-10T19:52:14+00:00June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Road Trips vs. Train Trips

by Chief Global Gal Brenda McGuire I love road trips in the summer!  There's nothing like getting in your car and exploring your own beautiful country. But as my husband and I were making plans for our upcoming "road trip" to visit Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, we were shocked to discover that our car rental [...]

Summer Vacation – Visit a National Park!

Summer is officially here and this year, why not consider going on a vacation or trip to one of America's 400+ National Parks? With so many parks, there's bound to be one (or a lot more than one!) that piques your interest! Whether you want to go kayaking, enjoy star-gazing, hiking, fishing, or you want [...]

2017-07-10T19:39:11+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Destinations, Motivation|0 Comments

Cyber Security – 4 Quick Tips!

Cyber Security Overseas When we travel overseas, there's a good chance we'll want, or need, to use WiFi on our devices (phones, tablets, or laptops) to stay connected with friends and family back home, or to stay on top of work projects. Whatever your reasons, there are some basic things that you can do to help [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:21+00:00April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments