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10 Best Travel Apps for Summer 2012

Posted June 14th, 2012 by Staff Writers

Many of us have yet to finalize summer travel plans and book our trips. For every globetrotter, travel enthusiast, and jet-setter, traveling can be less of a hassle using these following applications for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. From automated itineraries to attraction recommendations to instant dinner reservations, these apps are smart and easily […]

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Categories: iPhone Travel Apps

Cultural Celebrations: The Summer and Winter Solstice

Posted June 13th, 2012 by Staff Writers

A solstice happens when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky. This event happens twice every year in the winter and in the summer. In several cultures, the solstice dictates the changing of the seasons. Either the solstice signals the beginning of the summer and the winter, or the solstice marks the middle […]

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Reflections of the Byzantine: The History of Hagia Sophia

Posted June 11th, 2012 by Staff Writers

Travelers to Istanbul, Turkey, can find a rich history of many cultures and amazing architecture when they visit the Hagia Sophia. The Hagia Sophia was the world’s largest Christian Church for about 1000 years and contains many superb mosaics. Restoration of Mosaics Even though the lower section of the Deesis mosaic panel has suffered damage, […]

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Categories: Foreign Travel

Risky Adventures

Posted June 7th, 2012 by Staff Writers

When you travel, what are some things that you like to do? Fish? Relax? Catch some rays? These are all the activities that we would expect to find on a vacation. However, some people seek adventure. These people are the ones who are willing to risk their lives to have an adventure. In some of […]

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Categories: Travelers Guide

8 Changes Every Airline Should Make for the Better

Posted June 6th, 2012 by Staff Writers

Everyone has been on some flight — be it with American Airlines, United, Southwest, or any other airline — in which they curse the day they ever resort to flying said airline again. As the number of frustrations grows, you may begin to count the dozens of ways the airline could be run more efficiently. […]

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Categories: Airline News

Rum And Real Estate: Living Overseas

Posted June 4th, 2012 by Staff Writers

Some people are just born with adventure in their blood. These people love to get out and explore the world. You might think that these are usually the people who are the first to want to live overseas. However, some people will even do it for work if the opportunity is right. With passion and […]

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Categories: Foreign Travel

8 Unbreakable and Useful Travel Gadgets

Posted June 4th, 2012 by Staff Writers

These days, gadgets are becoming slimmer, lightweight, and more portable. Many times this comes with the sacrifice of durability and brawn. When it comes to traveling, gadgets should be designed to withstand some added wear and tear (and remain relatively portable). Here are some of the most useful travel gadgets that are almost unbreakable:   […]

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Categories: Travel Tips

8 American Cities With Incredible Art Museums

Posted June 4th, 2012 by Staff Writers

If you love art and visiting galleries, it’s helpful to know which cities make the cut for the top eight cities in the United States worth visiting for art museums. Most of the cities with the best art museums happen to also be popular hot spots for traveling Americans, as art often collects in cities […]

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Categories: Travel Tips

Most Memorable Memorial Day Trips

Posted May 29th, 2012 by Staff Writers

After the new year, everyone heads back to work and school without an end in sight. For those of us who are not lucky enough to have a spring break any more, there is very little to look forward to. If you are able to make it to May then you begin to see the […]

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Categories: Fun

Tips for Travel While Pregnant

Posted May 25th, 2012 by Staff Writers

Pregnancy makes many aspects of life more difficult, including travel. Whether you are a first-time mom looking to sneak in one last trip before the baby arrives or a seasoned professional traveling for business, keeping these tips in mind will make travel during pregnancy much more bearable. When to Travel For the most part, you […]

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Categories: Travel Tips
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