Travel Tips

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TRAVEL TIPS

Whether you’re an experienced traveler or a first-time traveler, we can all use some helpful tips. This page is the source for articles related to making your travel experience more comfortable – from surviving long flights, our favorite traveler items, to avoiding getting sick while you’re traveling.

How to Get from Vilnius to Riga (or from Riga to Vilnius)

How to Get from Vilnius to Riga (or from Riga to Vilnius)

While my trip to Vilnius started with a flight from Helsinki, my Baltic trip did need figuring out a way to go from Vilnius to Riga (or vice-versa while I was still in my planning stages). Here are all the alternatives to choose from quickest to slowest: Going From...

Enjoying a Victorian Afternoon Tea in Salisbury MD

Enjoying a Victorian Afternoon Tea in Salisbury MD

Whether you’re on your way to the Maryland Shore or enjoying Wicomico County, one thing not to miss is Afternoon Tea at the Gillis Grier Bed & Breakfast in Salisbury. This charming Victorian house not only greets guests with Southern hospitality but also hosts a...

Bed and Breakfast Etiquette for First Timers at Whitehaven Hotel

Bed and Breakfast Etiquette for First Timers at Whitehaven Hotel

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a relaxing spa experience, or staying in a historic home, there is a bed and breakfast (B&B) to meet your needs. So if you’ve been hesitant before or don’t know what to expect at a bed and breakfast, here are some...

Top 10 Best Souvenirs From Ecuador

Top 10 Best Souvenirs From Ecuador

One of the best things about traveling is the memories we bring back. Nothing helps you share your travel experiences, like bringing back souvenirs for yourself and your loved ones. Here are the ten best souvenirs from Ecuador: 1. Chocolate Chocolate connoisseurs know...

9 Lessons Learned While Traveling During A Pandemic

9 Lessons Learned While Traveling During A Pandemic

Whether you decide to travel or not during the pandemic is a decision only you can make. This post will take into account the extra considerations that travel during Covid brings. Restrictions are constantly changing, so are you ready for this new era of travel? Keep...

10 Best Free Apps to Use in Costa Rica

10 Best Free Apps to Use in Costa Rica

Where would we be without our cell phones these days? They are an indispensable part of our daily lives. So what free apps will be the most useful during your Costa Rica adventure? Here are the 10 best apps for Costa Rica travel, including the ones we found the most...

Complete Costa Rica Packing List – Adventure & Relaxation

Complete Costa Rica Packing List – Adventure & Relaxation

Do your travel plans include Costa Rica? Our comprehensive Costa Rica Packing List will have you ready for all your adventures and relaxation!  While you can find anything you need in Costa Rica, products often cost a lot more (the tourist tax). To save yourself...

Hiking Alone: Tips for Solo Hiking Safely

Hiking Alone: Tips for Solo Hiking Safely

Hiking is a great way to explore the outdoors and enjoy nature. It's also fun, healthy, and an excellent way to get some exercise. Many people prefer to do it as a group, but if you love solo hiking, you can go on a hike and have fun as long as you take the necessary...

Tips for Travel to a Much Hotter Climate

Tips for Travel to a Much Hotter Climate

Considering a trip to a hot climate? As hard-working people who get many things done each day, we know that there are times when we deserve breaks. We value productivity – we always want to get lots done to feel better about ourselves. Too much work is a problem,...

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Raised as a third culture kid living in South America and Europe, Annick caught the travel bug early.  As an empty-nester, Annick enjoys sharing her tips for traveling for those with champagne taste and beer budgets.

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