Downhill Bicycle Ride Mt. Haleakala Volcano, Maui, with Sunrise Viewing


Are you an adventure traveler? Do you love participating in crazy outdoor adventures? If you’re ready for an experience of a lifetime, your next great adventure-based getaway just may include biking down a volcano. What?! Yes, it’s true. Adventure travel is getting more popular these days as more and more people are looking to experience a thrill or two (or a hundred!) in their lifetime. And bicycling down a dormant volcano definitely fits the definition when it comes to a thrilling adventure, right? Right!

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Cruising the Columbia and Snake Rivers


If you’re looking to take a trip through history or just to view some beautiful sights, then consider taking a river cruise through the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

It makes a great family trip too. Children begin learning about the adventures of Lewis and Clark as early as elementary school. Their journey throughout the West with Sacagawea is an epic tale that both history buffs and fans of the movie Night at the Museum can appreciate.

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Currency while traveling abroad

When you’re traveling to foreign countries, you’ll have to learn about their currency. There are euros, dollars, yen, pounds, franc, krone, and baht…all of these names and their values can start to get confusing and overwhelming. Luckily, we have gathered some tips and apps for you to keep track of the currency exchange while you travel.

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Traveling with Disabilities

If you are a slow walker, use a walker or a wheelchair or have some other form of a disability, do not think that you cannot travel. Millions of travelers have some sort of disability and the hospitality industry works hard at making their destinations accessible. Here are 7 things you should know about traveling with a disability:

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A Day in La Spezia, Italy

When travelers talk Italy, it’s typically Rome, Venice, Florence and Tuscany. If you’re looking for a new area to explore, how about La Spezia?

La Spezia is located on the northern part of Italy, midway between Genoa and Pisa on the Ligurian Sea, and is one of Italy’s commercial harbors. It’s a great place to tour with so many things to do, including:

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Taking a Break from Social Media on Vacation

Social media has quickly become a staple of modern-day culture. Wherever you go, it seems people are always on their phones, checking Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and so much more. While social media is a great way to check in with friends, share important memories, and catch up on the latest news, it can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Everyone needs a break from social media sometimes, and especially on vacations. Here are some reasons why you should consider a social media break on your next vacation:

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How to be a tourist in your home town

Call it a staycation or just a vacation close to home, but traveling doesn’t mean that you have to pack up the suitcases and pack on the miles. We’re so anxious to escape the daily grind that we forget that there are things to see and do right in our own backyard. If your budget or your time is tight, you can still enjoy some memorable vacation time by exploring your city or your state.

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What destinations are worth a first class ticket?

Lisa and Edward have dreamed about a trip to Italy. Every time they fly, they do the best they can to save money on airfares. They watch for sales, time their trips to off-peak and comparison shop. That will all change when they fly to Italy. No expense will be spared.

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3 Day Girlfriend Trips

Looking to get away and make some memories with your besties? Even if you have just a few days, you can make some great memories with your BFFs:

Bahamas: The Bahamas are great destination for a great 3-day weekend getaway. The beautiful sights and beaches give you and your friends a chance to relax and get away from all of the stress. With over 700 beaches, it might be hard to imagine how you can fit everything into 3 days. Try out some of the water sports, like parasailing and surfing. Guided snorkeling tours will also give you a chance to see some of the aquatic life of the Bahamas like you never dreamed of. There’s also iconic historical sights, such as the Queen’s Staircase and Blackbeard’s Well. Make sure you don’t leave before taking a rum distillery tour, as the Bahamas are known for their delicious rum.

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