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|Comments Off on Summer Vacation – Visit a National Park!

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|Comments Off on Cyber Security – 4 Quick Tips!

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+00:00April 18th, 2017|Lessons Learned, Motivation, Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on Connect with the World—In Your Own Backyard!

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+00:00April 12th, 2017|Quiz/Survey|Comments Off on Test Your Travel Trivia Knowledge!

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+00:00April 6th, 2017|Motivation, Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on Traveling with Kids — Why You Should

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+00:00April 4th, 2017|Destinations, Featured Global Gals|Comments Off on Colleen’s Visit to One of the World’s Safest Countries: Iceland

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+00:00March 31st, 2017|Lessons Learned, Motivation, Quiz/Survey|Comments Off on Travel Safety – The World’s Kinder Than You Might Think…

Test Your Knowledge on Travel Safety!

Today's we've got a fun, short quiz for you to test your knowledge on travel safety around the world. Based on findings from the latest official Global Peace Index (GPI) report, published mid-2016, see how well you know just how peaceful different parts of the world are. Just click the button below to take the [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:21+00:00March 29th, 2017|Quiz/Survey|Comments Off on Test Your Knowledge on Travel Safety!

Lessons Learned the Hard Way – Traveling By Bus

If you've ever traveled by bus across the United States, you may know that many long-distance buses are required to have a restroom onboard. This is not a universal rule though, and I learned the hard way that making that assumption is a mistake! Damyang's Bamboo Forest In 2012, while I was living in [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:21+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Featured Global Gals, Lessons Learned, Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on Lessons Learned the Hard Way – Traveling By Bus

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