Tips on safe traveling with man’s best friend

Field dogs do their part on a road trip by being good listeners, taking the blame for occasional foul odors in the cab and being eager for any hiking, hunting, fishing or camping situation we drive them to regardless of the weather or time of day. Our job as owners of active dogs is to take care of them. A little preparation can make a big difference in the pleasure of the trip. It can also help assure that your favorite traveling companion returns home with you if something goes…

8 Tips for Weekend Travel at Every Budget

Adventure or relaxation, planning or spontaneity, in-flight reading or in-flight rom-com … travel preferences are personal. Likewise, budgeting for travel—even a weekend getaway—isn’t a one-wallet-fits-all scenario. Ask a foodie how to save and they may tell you to skimp on airfare in favor of a more robust meal budget. Talk to a style-savvy jet-setter and they might say to hold back on snowboarding lessons to allow for a souvenir-seeking adventure. Because there are so many ways to save, we’ve partnered with Hilton and rounded up tips from experts with all…

Singapore Travel Tips From An Insider

Singapore is a dynamic destination. It’s finally gaining worldwide attention for its diverse cuisine, budding cultural scene, luxury shopping and architecture, a melding of traditional shophouses and colonial buildings with futuristic structures. To find out what’s new in the Southeast Asian hub, we turned to Roszel Marop, director of guest services and concierge at Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star The Fullerton Hotel Singapore and Five-Star The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore. Marop is an authority on the city state: The born-and-bred Singaporean is a member of the prestigious concierge association Les Clefs d’Or Singapore and serves…

The best walks in northern France: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: the Alabaster coast, Normandy The GR21 running 186km from Le Havre to Le Tréport takes in Normandy’s classic coastline, green countryside, architecture and second world war sites. I recommend taking the boat to Le Havre and doing the first few days up to the beautiful port town of Fécamp. You will see the best of the stunning white cliffs, vistas painted by Monet at Étretat and a wealth of history. As an official GR path, the walk is clearly waymarked in red and white, but there are handy maps…

Five simple travel tips to make flying more bearable

The downside of going on holiday is that flying is usually part of the deal. So if airports and planes are not your favourite part of a trip, here are some tips and tricks for a much smoother journey, according to news.com.au. 1. Checked luggage It’s always a good idea to take a photograph of your packed suitcase in case it goes missing. Photo / Getty Images If you have checked luggage with you, label it “fragile” to have it not only handled with more care but also put on top…

5 Sneaky Ways To Get Luxury Treatment On An Economy Budget

We all want to live it up on a vacation. After all, who doesn’t love the idea of flying first class or getting room service? As amazing the five-star treatment sounds, these indulgences can be a huge hit on your savings for most people — unless you’ve been blessed with a jackpot or bottomless funds. However, the jetsetter experience doesn’t always have to come with a hefty price tag. A team of travel experts have cracked the code on the smart hacks to nail high-end experiences on the cheap, and we’re bringing…

Traveling after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma? Here are some key tips

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have brought billions of dollars in damage to the American South and Caribbean, but the storm season isn’t over yet. “We need to keep our eye on the National Hurricane Center because the season isn’t over yet and the fact that we had two category fours in one season hit the mainland is historic,” said Cindy Antrican, public affairs manager for AAA Allied Group, the Miami Valley’s branch of the national organization. Antrican said those traveling to areas impacted by Irma or Harvey should check ahead…

Travel: 5 smart tips to avoid overpacking

Travel requires patience and meticulous planning. Sometimes, that means bringing a whole lot of stuff. When you’re traveling overseas for weeks at a time, you might feel the need to bring everything but the kitchen sink. While packing a lot isn’t a problem in itself, lugging all your belongings around isn’t the way to go. On a long international trip, you could be in and out of planes and trains regularly. Who wants to carry more than they need? As with any other goal, the key to achieving lighter luggage…

The 10 best safaris in Africa

Whether on vacation or just getting out of the house to cool off, whitewater rafting is a fun and invigorating outdoor activity and a great way to enjoy the outdoors no matter what your ability or experience level.  White water rafting is not just for the crazy hard core mountain people anymore.  This popular sport is now more main stream than ever before.  No pun intended.  But there are a few steps that you and your family can take to insure that your white water experience is a good one…

9 Tips for First-Time Bungy Jumpers

Since the world’s first commercial jump 25 years ago in New Zealand, bungy jumping has inspired a generation of thrill-seekers and there aren’t any signs that its popularity is in decline. Are you game to take the leap? “AJ Hackett opened his second bungy spot in Cairns only one year after creating the site on the Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge in Queenstown,” said Sales and Marketing Manager, Jacqui. “We are currently operating in Australia, China, France and Germany. In 2014, we’re adding to our existing portfolio by opening bungy sites…

TRAVELING ALONE: 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD REMEMBER

Traveling alone guarantees a bewildering range of comedy, challenges, & exploits for each brave soul who embarks on this fearless undertaking. The joy of freedom & spirit of journey come in their greatest magnificence when travelling performs as a one-man show. In its genuine state, travelling alone is similar to walking into the dark pit of an unknown universe, marching into the horrible battlefield together with war-torn expert soldiers, & traveling into outer space amongst cosmonauts & jet astronauts. Travel Plan Planning is the key. There’s only one person who…

10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO CONSERVE ENERGY WHEN YOU TRAVEL

1. Fly Wisely Air travel is often the most energy consuming aspect of your travel. It is estimated that air traffic accounts for 10% of greenhouse gases worldwide. Plan your trip so that you minimize air travel, and choose, whenever possible, to stay longer in a destination instead of making many short trips. 2. Travel Light Pack only what you need, and don’t bring things that will become waste. By reducing the weight of luggage travelers can significantly cut green house gas emissions. 3. Book Responsibly When choosing your hotel,…