Messages from our Chief Global Gal

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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) Jetsetter VacationsToGo LivingSocial Deals (Escapes) Hotwire Deals 2. If you're really on a budget, don't forget to consider alternative [...]