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‪South America Ski Resort Opening Dates

2016-06-03 Section:

‪Chile: – Valle Nevado: June 10 – Portillo: June 18 – La Parva: June 9 – Nevados de Chillan: June 23 Argentina: – Cerro Catedral (Bariloche): June 18 – Las Lenas: June 18th official opening-Pre Opening Weekend June 11-13! – Cerro Castor: June 17 – Cerro Chapelco: June 18

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International Driving

2016-05-10 Section: , , ,

International driving is a great experience and can be a total game changer when planning a big adventure abroad. Driving yourself around can sometimes work out to be the easiest and cheapest way to travel to multiple locations. If your travel plans include international driving, here are a few answers to some common question. Do […]

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Traveling with Friends

Traveling with friends can be one of the best things you’ll ever do but it can also turn into a nightmare. Here are some quick tips on how to keep Travel Buddies together.   Pick your group carefully Travel with like-minded friends or at least pick travel companions that balance one another out (a yin […]

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Crowdsourcing Your Vacation

2016-04-18 Section: , ,

Crowdsourcing is the concept of utilizing a public forum to reveal the best and brightest. In this case, the crowd is your circle of friends and acquaintances and the things being revealed are the best things to do on your vacation. Crowdsourcing may be relatively new but the concept has been around for ages. As a […]

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Wear a Sensible Shoe

Boring (not necessarily) but Practical (always) This seems rather obvious but let’s get one thing straight—we’re talking sensible shoes; not sneakers, not flip-flops, not tennis shoes, or even rubber shoes, and definitely not Crocs. When traveling in foreign countries, nothing says U.S. tourist like sneakers or running shoes. Of course, here in the U.S. people wear […]

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First-Aid Kits for Travelers

2016-04-05 Section: , ,

Don’t think you need a First-Aid Kit? Most travelers never think to bring one until the one day they need it and they don’t have one. The reality is that most of the time you can find what you need at the hotel gift shop or a local drug store. First-Aid Kits are for those times […]

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Language Trouble? There’s an App for that!

2016-03-22 Section: , ,

Having trouble with foreign languages? There’s an App for that. ‪#‎Siri‬ on the ‪#‎Apple‬ ‪#‎iPhone‬ can translate almost any language using the ‪#TranslateApp‬. Simply speak into your phone and the translation app will verbally translate into the language of your choice (note: verbal translation is not available for all languages). ‪‎Android‬ and‪ Windows‬ based smartphones have […]

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The Cloud Has Got Your Back

    The “Cloud” is a network of computer systems and software that provides a particular service and is accessible via the internet. Flickr, for example, is a Cloud-based application that allows you to store video and images which can be accessed and downloaded from any device around the world as long as it has […]

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Do Some Research

2016-03-08 Section: , ,

Travel can be a personal journey of discovery. Don’t let yourself be guided by other people’s idea of what is or isn’t worth your while. Be the master of your own (travel) destiny. That means—doing some of your own research Start with the standard tourist venues and then look at what else your destination has to […]

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Getting the most out of your travels

2016-03-01 Section: , ,

Planning a trip, especially to a foreign exotic location, is extremely exciting but  many people have a tendency to try to pack too much into one trip. It’s important to know when to stop and just be in the moment—enjoy your cultural surroundings; get a feeling for everyday life in a new place; and give yourself time […]

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