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The days leading up to your holiday departure can be stressful to say the least. What if you forget something? My answer? Write a list! Some would say this is my answer to everything, but I’ve never forgotten anything yet, so it must work! Here is your pre-holiday checklist – feel free to add your own ideas, or tick them off as you go. How are you going to get to the airport? Do you need to book a coach or train? Or are you going to drive yourself to the airport? I do this regularly, and I always book…

The Dominican Republic

Finding a cheap, but charming holiday destination can at times be very challenging, and maintaining a manageable budget while on vacation is in the least quite a feat. However, one of the ways of ensuring that your travel expenses stay low is by taking travel insurance to cover any unforeseen medical expenses while on the go. That said, if you are looking to find some of the cheapest, but enchanting travel destinations in the world, the following are a few of them: Bulgaria Bulgaria is a popular holiday destination among travel connoisseurs who wish to spend their vacation in a…

View on Main Street in Park City, Utah by Saalebaer (Creative Commons)

Main Street, in the historic part of Park City, is a foodie’s paradise. The strip offers a range of foods and ambiances to keep visitors busy, eating and digesting at a number of hotspots. But where should you start, stop, digest, and continue on? Read the list and make a point to visit the following food-minded locales. Ski-In to Whiskey The High West Distillery and Saloon is the world’s only ski-in distillery. That’s right; snowboard, ski, or walk right in, or take one of the daily tours, but call ahead to avoid a wait. Do you like ‘comfort food?’ Dine on three-onion…

Managing your money

For many young people, the months following graduation from high school or college are spent searching for employment, temporary or otherwise. For some, however, there is the lure of adventure and discovery, and the next stop after school ends is to begin seeing the world and traveling. Whatever the theme of the trip, whether for volunteer work, exploration or simply a chance to spend time in a foreign country, the first successful long term trip or gap year that a young person undertakes begins with proper planning of the budget. Planning a gap year budget Though there are certainly exceptions,…

Desert Safari, Dubai by Robert Paul Young

Whether it is a city break to an exciting destination such as Dubai, a relaxing holiday in a luxury resort, or a more adventurous trek across the desert terrain, packing for that very first trip to a hot country can be a nightmare. Picking up heatstroke, sunstroke or sunburn, or becoming dehydrated, are all surefire ways of ruining a holiday and, unfortunately, there are still far too many US tourists visiting scorching, desert destinations without taking any of the extreme conditions into consideration.  A big mistake!  Even for those about to take a holiday in the most cosmopolitan of resorts,…