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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+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Connect with the World—In Your Own Backyard!

Most of us, I think, would love to travel to distant destinations all the time if we could, but the truth is we usually can't. That doesn't mean that you can't find and enjoy influences of the world in your own backyard, though! In fact, today I'd like to talk about some of the ways that you can [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:21+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Lessons Learned, Motivation, Travel Tips & Resources|0 Comments

Test Your Travel Trivia Knowledge!

Are you a travel trivia whiz? Know what the world's coldest city is? How about the language spoken by the 2nd largest number of native speakers in the world? Where can you find one of the earth's most active volcanoes? Do you know which city holds the title for the "largest by population"? Test yourself with our fun [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:21+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Quiz/Survey|0 Comments

Traveling with Kids — Why You Should

Kids & Travel -- Why It's So Good For Them Traveling with kids isn't always easy, but there are a lot of reasons why it's good to give kids the chance to travel. Experts often talk about the benefits for children's development and social skills if they have the opportunity to live overseas, but even [...]

2017-05-17T22:04:55+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Motivation, Travel Tips & Resources|0 Comments

Colleen’s Visit to One of the World’s Safest Countries: Iceland

Colleen at Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland Last year I had the chance to check off a major bucket list item  a trip to Iceland! I had always wanted to see the Northern Lights and my trip coincided with the tail end of the peak season to see them. You can see the lights at their [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:21+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Destinations, Featured Global Gals|0 Comments

Travel Safety – The World’s Kinder Than You Might Think…

Earlier this week we shared a little quiz with you, based off of findings from the most recent Global Peace Index report. If you haven't taken the quiz yet, be sure to take it before you read the rest of this post.  So, did the answers surprise you?             [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:21+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Lessons Learned, Motivation, Quiz/Survey|0 Comments