The world’s second-largest continent is a bit of a mystery, especially for first-time visitors. Africa is vast, with 54 countries each with different political systems, tribes, and cultures. Within these countries are various natural features, from mountains and lakes to deserts and rain forests. Africa’s vast savannahs, game reserves, and dreamy beaches are magnets to the most adventurous at heart. With airline connections from most African cities to major airports in the west readily available, taking a trip to Africa is now easier than … [Read more...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Africa: 5 Amazing Things to Do and See!
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There’s nothing quite like starting over in a new place. The chance to meet new people, work in a new sector and get to know a new pizza restaurant is exciting! The problem is that you’re torn. Do you really want to move the children to a new neighborhood where they don’t know anyone? Do you want to uproot schools and have to get to know the map of the unfamiliar? You also have to consider that you are moving from your house - the one you’ve spent time and money on to look beautiful - and it will need to be sold. The moving and storage … [Read more...] about 9 Signs You’re Ready To Start Over In A New Place
Situated in the heart of New England, Massachusetts is filled with attractions. From exciting adventure parks, historical trails, fun festivals and relaxing beach escapes, you’ll find endless things to do when you’re in town. I've had the pleasure of visiting Massachusetts several times, and no matter the season, it is always a beautiful state that enthralls even the most seasoned traveler. See The Sights No matter where you go to in Massachusetts, you’re sure to be surrounded by stunning views and interesting sights. The … [Read more...] about Must-See: Massachusetts
Going on a road trip is always a fun and exciting pastime. All you do for a road trip is take a few supplies, get in your car, and get out into the open road! Road trips can also serve as educational pastimes — especially when visiting historical points of interest, for example. There are many positive things to say about going on road trips. But, the only major downside is the cost: some road trips could cost you a lot of cash in various ways! Of course, if you are a savvy motorist, you will no doubt want to keep your spending to a … [Read more...] about Road Trip Savvy: How to Save Money AND Have Fun!
Traveling is a great pill to kill boredom and routine work frustrations and has the ability to boost your mood and give you a fresh perspective. Boarding a cruise ship is a trendy and exciting journey for travelers. I have a friend who cruises religiously at least once, if not twice, every year. She's done her homework and gathers information about cruise travel insurance before planning her trip each time. Idealistically, one should go on vacation or take a trip every six months. The human body and mind need relaxation; one simply was not … [Read more...] about Travel Guide: Areas that Cruise Travel Insurance Cover
Being a new driver is never an easy task, and in fact, can be quite a daunting prospect. The first time that you sit behind the wheel of a car without an instructor can feel strange, and it can even heighten any nerves you may be feeling with regards to driving on the road. However, there is no reason to be scared during those first few months of driving, because after all, you have passed your test! Today we want to run through some helpful tips and tricks which may make the process of driving much less stressful for you. Remember … [Read more...] about Nervous On The Road? Follow These Tips
I am so excited I can barely contain myself. I have not ridden a bike in 35 years. This summer, my son bought himself a bike and my husband had a bike given to him. The only person who didn't have a bike was me! Now, naturally, I had to test out the son's bike. He has a really high bike because he's almost 6' tall, but I'm 5'10" so I figured it would be okay for me as well. I was wrong! With the knee problems that I have, he hiked the seat ALL THE WAY UP so that I would not have to bend my knees so much while peddling. While that worked for … [Read more...] about Have Bike Will Travel
Holidays are always worthwhile if they are spent in another country! If you are planning for a trip to Australia, make room in your suitcase for me! (Just kidding, maybe!) Keep in mind that not many people in this world have an opportunity to explore the globe. Now that you have one, make sure you get the maximum possible benefit out of it! Australia is a country known for its pluralism and giving people a cosmopolitan experience. Every year, people from all parts of the world visit Australia to spend quality time with their families. In … [Read more...] about 4 Things To Do On An Australian Vacation