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Soufriere, St. Lucia

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Category Archives: Travel TIps

The Vinette System

One of the pleasures associated with European travel is the close proximity to nearby countries. When renting a vehicle, it is imperative to inquire about what countries utilize the Vinette system. If you are travelling from one country to another,

Travel Jitters

Laying awake in bed, hours before your alarm is set to go off, you may realize your attempts to ignore the feelings of anticipation for an upcoming trip is futile. When gearing up for an vacation, there may be last minute tensions that arise. While at this time I am often envious

30 Tips for Staying Sane Before Your Vacation

When it comes to planning a trip, no matter how organized you are, there are always last minute details. Sometimes these tasks may take longer than anticipated. If you want to decrease your stress level before a vacation, getting organized four weeks

10 Tips for Determining the Value of Pre-packaged Vacations

There are many deal sites, such as Groupon, Travelzoo and Wagjag, that promote fantastic semi-inclusive travel options. Some may prefer all inclusive travel while others are more comfortable designing their own independent vacation experience. Regardless of the type of traveller

How to Take the Perfect Vacation Picture of Yourself

For so many of us photography plays a big role in our travel experience. Pictures help us remember our journey, especially on a busy or extended holiday, capture special memories with friends, family or people we meet along the way, and

Missing Flight Connections – Ten Tips for Making the Best of It

Missing Flight Connections – Ten Tips for Making the Best of It Booking a flight on your own, while often simple, can be a tricky venture when factoring in layovers. While direct flights are ideal the reality is that the

Identifying Your Favorite Research Sites for Independent Travel Planning

There are so many websites and mobile apps available to assist independent travellers with their vacation plans. While all inclusive resorts, cruises and packaged tours provide a stress free way of spending your holiday they can also be more expensive

Putting a Price Tag on Your Free Time

When arriving at a new destination there is a tendency to want to explore, taste the local cuisine and spirits, and possibly sign up for tours to gain a better understanding of the community or to try new and exciting experiences. Taking

Ten Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Madeira Island

Ten Interesting Things You Might not Know about Madeira Island There is community farming plots where families living in apartments can harvest their own crops for 3 euros per month. The infamous Belmond REIDs Hotels is known for its elegant

The Rejuvenating Power of a Weekend Retreat

When we were asked by friends to a by-invitation only Fellowship Wilderness Camp near Bancroft we were eager to embrace the solitude and nature only shared by campers and cottagers alike. With no television or mobile devices to distract, there lies the