Travel Planning

Wandering our big and beautiful world doesn’t have to be complicated. Or costly. These travel planning articles offer a variety of travel tips, travel tricks, and travel hacks.

Confessions of a Midlife Travel Blogger: Why I’m Never Taking My Kids to Disney

Confessions of a Midlife Travel Blogger: Why I'm Never Taking My Kids to Disney

A week-long trip to the “Happiest Place on Earth” costs a family of four around $5,000. Oh, boy! But it’s more than the price tag. Here’s why I’m never taking my kids to Disney… My kids have never been to Disney. They’ve never been to Disneyland, and they’ve never been to Disney World. And it’s …

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25+ Amazing Summer Vacation Spots in the US to Inspire Your Next Trip

The Best Summer Vacation Spots in the US

Although summer in the Northern Hemisphere doesn’t officially start until June 21st, most Americans kick off the season with the Memorial Day weekend at the end of May. As you make (or finalize) your summer vacation plans, you won’t want to overlook these best summer vacation spots in the US.

7 of the Best Summer Destinations in Europe

7 of the Best Summer Destinations in Europe

While there’s no bad time to visit Europe, summertime is my favorite with its long days and warm weather. If you plan to cross the Atlantic Ocean this summer, here are seven of the best summer destinations in Europe.

How to Speak Yankee – A Guide for People Who Speak Queen’s English

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The differences in verb tenses, vocabulary, and pronunciation can make it harder than you might think for two English speakers to communicate. This picture guide do the differences between British English and American English will help those who have learned Queen’s English know how to speak Yankee when visiting the United States.

7 Easy Ways to Overcome Language Barriers When Traveling Abroad

Americans are fortunate that English is widely spoken around the world, but it doesn’t work everywhere. Do you know how to overcome language barriers? Here are seven easy strategies to overcome language barriers when traveling abroad. Because English is one of the most commonly spoken languages worldwide, it’s easy for native speakers to venture abroad …

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3 Proven Steps to Planning Family Travel with a Full-Time Job and School-Aged Children

Planning Family Travel with a Full-Time Job and School-Aged Children

While travel helps round out a child’s education, it can be difficult to plan family travel with school-aged children. Here are three simple family travel tips that have worked for me. Even with a full-time job, it was relatively easy to plan family travel when my children were young and not yet in school. Everything …

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