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Money-Saving Tips from Chief Global Gal Brenda

Here are a few quick money saving tips for you on your travels from Chief Global Gal Brenda!  1. Sign up for web deals. Brenda recommends considering the following websites: Travel Zoo (Top 20 deals) GroupOn Getaways ShermansTravel (Top 25 Deals) Cruise.com Jetsetter VacationsToGo LivingSocial Deals (Escapes) Hotwire Deals 2. If you're really on a budget, don't forget to consider alternative [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:24+00:00March 17th, 2017|Messages from our Chief Global Gal, Money Saving Secrets, Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on Money-Saving Tips from Chief Global Gal Brenda

It’s Cherry Blossom Season!

Enjoying Cherry Blossoms in Japan — A Bucket List Recommendation from a Global Gal Spring is officially on its way—in much of the world flowers are budding, grass is springing up from the ground, and migrating birds are returning from their winter roosts. And with spring, comes cherry blossom season. In countries like Japan, China, [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00March 16th, 2017|Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on It’s Cherry Blossom Season!

How to Plan Your Dream Vacation

With the summer season not too far off, many people are planning their getaways. Make sure this is your best summer yet with these tips on how to plan your dream vacation! Choosing what (and where) matters      photo credit: Angela Maere Instagram  There are certain things that you know you love. Maybe [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00March 14th, 2017|Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on How to Plan Your Dream Vacation

Cheapest Days to Fly

So, the first thing to remember is this: calculations, research, and statistics were used to come to the following findings, but that doesn’t mean it’s an exact science. There will be exceptions; there isn’t a hard and fast rule when it comes to knowing which days are the cheapest days to fly. However, knowing which [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00March 9th, 2017|Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on Cheapest Days to Fly

Save Money with a Europass Bus Ticket

If you’re planning a trip to Europe and want to travel as cheaply as possible, a Europass bus ticket may be your solution! If you don’t have a strict time schedule and enjoy sitting back and relaxing, a bus pass is perfect for you. Eurolines offers unlimited travel between 53 cities across Europe. All you [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00March 1st, 2017|Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on Save Money with a Europass Bus Ticket

10 Things to Do on a Plane

You have an excruciatingly long plane ride ahead of you. You’re looking forward to catching up on the latest films and TV series available on the in-flight entertainment. But, what do you do when you get to your seat and there is no screen on the back of the seat in front of you, or [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00February 24th, 2017|Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on 10 Things to Do on a Plane

A Newb’s Guide to Staying at a Resort Pt. 2

 by “Go-To Global Gal” Alyce; photo credits: Alyce Howard   I hope this final, candid piece, reflecting on my stay at an all-inclusive resort, gives you some new insights into resort vacationing. Even more, I hope it will help you as you consider where you want to go on your next trip or vacation! (If [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00February 21st, 2017|Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on A Newb’s Guide to Staying at a Resort Pt. 2

A Newb’s Guide to Staying at a Resort Pt. 1

  Written by “Go-To Global Gal” Alyce In case you’re wondering, a “newb” (or “noob”) is a “newbie,” and until recently I was most definitely a newbie when it came to resorts—let alone staying at an all-inclusive resort. This blog post is for anyone else who finds themselves with plans to stay at a resort for [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00February 14th, 2017|Destinations, Lessons Learned, Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on A Newb’s Guide to Staying at a Resort Pt. 1

Flying Soon? How Not to Miss Your Flight & What to Do If the “Worst Case” Happens!

I’ve been flying—nationally and internationally since I was 17—so for about 14 years—and I’d never missed a single flight or connection. Ever. That is until last week on my trip home to Iowa. Now some of you may have missed flights before—and if you’re anything like me you probably felt your heart drop into your [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00February 2nd, 2017|Lessons Learned, Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on Flying Soon? How Not to Miss Your Flight & What to Do If the “Worst Case” Happens!

Top 5 Tips for Traveling Light and Right

When I travel, I like to challenge myself. One of the challenges I typically face is packing. When you’re on the move a lot, having two giant roller suitcases, a purse, and a hat case is not only heavy and cumbersome but also screams, “TOURIST.” I choose to travel with a 40L backpack, which can [...]

2017-05-09T13:53:25+00:00January 24th, 2017|Travel Tips & Resources|Comments Off on Top 5 Tips for Traveling Light and Right
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