Pride of America at Honolulu

In search of the best cruise discount rate

Discounting is so rampant today in the cruise industry that the only price you can be sure isn’t right is the one listed in the brochure (the exceptions are the smaller specialty vessels, such as sailboats, river boats and ships catering to nature lovers). At the same time, keep in …

Staying healthy while you travel

Staying healthy while you travel is the key to a successful trip. The basics include understanding that you are traveling in a climate and sanitary conditions different than you are used to. When traveling in developing countries, some simple precautions will go a long way to guaranteeing your health while …

Pikes Peak summit

Pikes Peak mountain, Colorado

Pikes Peak towers over the surrounding Colorado landscape. Zebulon Pike, the guy who in 1806 found and named the mountain, thought no one would ever climb it. He was wrong. Today, there are many different and interesting ways to the summit. One sure way to the top of the grand …

North Carolina zoo

North Carolina Zoological Garden

Zoos have come a long way in recent years. In older zoos, wild animals were forced to while away their days pacing back and forth, cooped up in cramped cages. That’s all changed now, and the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is leading the way in innovative development for zoological …

Bisons

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

For the past four days, amid a flurry of cookouts, horseback rides, trout fishing, campfire ballads, and hiking among the buffalo, my family and I have retraced Teddy Roosevelt’s sojourns on the high plains. And, I might add, none of us wish to return home. Camped on a rolling prairie …

Cruise ship Carnival Victory

How to pick a cruise ship

So you think any ole ship will suffice as long as you can escape the chilly winds of winter? When there are 50 or so to choose from in the Caribbean and all islands have palm trees and beaches, why not just go for the cheapest price? If this is …

Summer car rental tips

Summer car rental tips

Americans are doing more weekend traveling than ever before, and a substantial amount of that is being done in rental cars. Long weekends and the lure of the open road just seem to go together. But renters face a dizzying array of choices — different companies, rates, cars, discount programs …

An Important Tissue

An Important Tissue

If you’re from the developed world, you may sometimes notice when traveling in less developed countries the absence of an important amenity: toilet tissue. The recommended solution? Carry your own roll. Or at least a small supply in pocket or purse. Now, you may feel that this is an unnecessarily …

Airplane etiquette guide

Airplane etiquette guide

When traveling by plane passengers should follow certain etiquette so as not to interfere with the comfort of other passengers. Well, here is an airplane etiquette guide when traveling by plane. When traveling by plane, you want to feel comfortable and enjoy the ride. The same is expected by other …

How to know your visiting destination better

How to know your visiting destination better

The idea of ​​traveling is to know the world better . Therefore, no matter what the purpose of your travel is, it is always better to enrich the cultural experiences. See how, without much effort, you can learn about the destination you are visiting. People travel for many reasons – …