Travel Tips & Tricks

For A Good Night’s Sleep, Leave Your Cell Phone In The Hall
The modern conundrum: you wake in the middle of the night and grab your smartphone to check the time (3 a.m.). Then you see an alert. An email. And a tweet. Sleep? Out the window. What to do, unless you aim to become a professional insomniac? Banish your smartphone and buy an old-fashioned alarm clock, advises The New York Times in a recent article. Sure, you can change your phone to quiet mode. But the seduction to peruse messages in the early hours is mighty powerful. And according to sleep researchers, this isn’t good for you.

 

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Philadelphia, City of Brotherly Love: A Perfect Destination for Kids

It’s difficult for a traveling family to put a foot wrong in Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, writes Lori Knowles in an article for Canoe Travel. This cradle of American history—once the U.S. national capital—and current home of iconic symbols of freedom and independence is ideal for a short, educational family visit.

 

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20 Day Trips The Whole Family Will Love
Sometimes a long vacation isn’t possible but there are still loads of ways to have fun as a family, all in one day. With the school year almost upon us, now’s the time to take advantage of the days that are left, pile in the car and go day-tripping!

Here are 20 suggestions for fun family days out, compiled by Jaime Morrison Curtis in an article for babble.com.

 

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How To Plan A Road Trip: 9 Road Trip Tips for an Unforgettable Journey

“Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.” – Angela N. Blount The wind in your hair, music blasting, your hand out the window surfing the breeze. Exploring the open road with your family or friends is an American rite of passage. Yet even with the most careful, …

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Travel In Europe By Train: 5 Eurail Travel Tips

Are you ready for an amazing adventure full of stunning scenery, romance, adventure, contemplative quiet and hidden gems, but not quite sure where to start? Luckily, with a Eurail pass, a little organization, and the right equipment, stress-free travel is just a few clicks away. To take advantage of your travel in Europe by train …

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Latest Luggage Innovations Make Travel A (Fashionable) Snap

It might be time to ditch that bulky black suitcase (that BTW looks like everyone else’s in baggage claim) for an easy, breezy, modern piece of luggage that will make traveling an easier, more enjoyable experience, says a recent article on FoxNews.com. From the hundreds of cutting-edge travel products that were unveiled last week at the massive Travel Goods Show in Phoenix, here are the article’s tops picks, designed exclusively with your comfort and safety in mind.

 

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3 Ways To Enjoy Business Travel

Business travel may seem like a whirl of cocktails and nighttime adventures but the reality for most of us is a whirl of plane rides, hotel rooms and business meetings. The truth is, business travel can be absolutely draining. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few tips we have for making the …

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