For the past couple of years World Nomads has been our go-to insurance company, but on our most recent trip to London we purchased our travel medical insurance from SafetyWing.
Packing can be a stressful task and it can especially get a little overwhelming. One of the first things we do is print out a packing list and then we also ask ourselves these 5 questions...
I used to dread flying to Japan to see my family because that meant being stuck on a plane for at least 14 hours. Now, I don’t mind it so much. These are the steps I take and things I bring with me to survive a long international flight.
I booked my recent flight to Japan with JAL and sat in the Premium Economy Class for the first time. The seats were spacious and comfy, but the in-flight meal is what really blew me away.
Preparing for any trip can be overwhelming, especially if you are traveling overseas for a long period of time. We have traveled to Japan countless number of times, so we've become pros at getting ready for our trip. These are some tips on how to prepare for your trip to Japan.
I will admit that I used to never purchase traveler's insurance. It's always an option when purchasing a ticket, but I never bought it. So what changed my views on finally caving into purchasing traveler's insurance?
When you travel, how do you pick your destination? For us, it's a number of different reasons. We tend to pick our destinations based on what we like: climate, food, activities, etc. But lately, we have been exploring the idea of Ancestry Tourism.
When I start packing my suitcase, one of the things I think about is whether or not to pack my gym gear.
Southwest is one one of my favorite airlines here in the US and I saved big over the last year with their Companion Pass. For those that don’t know what a Companion Pass is, it’s a pass that lets you choose one person to fly free with you every time you purchase or redeem points for a flight. So, since I almost always purchase 2 tickets (one for me and one for Ryan), it was a huge money saver!
These are the five things we took into consideration when we purchased a new suitcase.
Are you getting prepared for your adventure in Iceland!? Want to know a little more about the Iceland roads before you start your trip on the Ring Road!? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
Getting ready for your road trip to Iceland? Here's some essentials that'll be helpful for your adventure!
There were 3 things I wanted to do on this trip to Iceland: Visit the Solheimasandur plane crash, pet some Icelandic horses and see the Northern Lights. I'm happy to say that I was able to accomplish all three of these things and the Northern Lights were definitely high on my list!
We've both had our passports before we could walk or talk and have never encountered any issues with them. Recently, a friend of ours was denied entry to her destination because her passport was going to expire. That's right, it wasn't expired, yet she wasn't allowed in the country. We had no idea that such rules existed in some countries. So we were curious to see if there were other rules out there that we weren't aware of.
Last month, we upgraded our phones and decided it was time to start being stingy with our app downloads. We began deleting all the unnecessary apps that never got used or used only once. Here are the apps we decided to keep that especially come in handy when we are traveling.
If you travel within the US frequently with a companion, getting the Southwest Companion Pass is a must-have. I received the pass in July 2015 and it’s valid through December 2016. I have already saved well over $2,000 and will be saving more in 2016!
Want to get some quick travel tips, but don't want to watch a 5-minute video? Well then you've come to the right place! We've put together some quick travel tips for you in our new series.
I recently booked a last minute flight to Florida and to my surprise an exit seat was available. It crossed my mind that it was unusual that it wasn't already taken, but I figured it was just my lucky day! Oh, how I was so wrong. I made the mistake of not double checking with Seat Guru .
Let's keep the spirit of summer alive even in the dead of winter! Just because summer is over, it doesn't mean the beaches are closed.
If you're a frequent flyer or just loath standing in security lines, signing up for Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check is the way to travel these days. I singed up and received my Global Entry card earlier this year and Crystal signed up for the TSA Pre-Check. So what's the difference between these two?