Flight Advice

A few flight attendants, pilots, and those who fly frequently offer some experience based advice to out airport shuttle drivers. It’s best not to take shoes, off, or at least walk around the plane barefoot. You don’t know what other travellers have been walking through. There are regular cleanings conducted on planes, but the other […]

Jet Lag

Most of us are in the habit of sleeping for a set number of hours during the night. This habit is determined by several interconnected factors including daylight, temperature and mealtimes. When travelling we may change time zones, and find that our sleeping habit is not in line with local day and night hours. We […]

Avoiding Illness

It is lousy to be sick when traveling. A vacation is the time where we want to be free from concerns. But being exposed to a crowd of people will leave us exposed to several possible illnesses, and when we are in a foreign land there will be illnesses we have yet to form any […]

Air Travel Myths

Flying is Expensive The price of air travel has steadily come down over the years. Efficiency and safety have constantly improved. A generation ago it took three weeks wages to fly to Europe; now it is less than the average weekly wage. Aircraft Air is Unclean Actually the air in aircraft is put through high […]

CRUISE CONSIDERATIONS.

Booking a cruise ship very early or late can be cheap. There are early bird specials where you have a large choice at a reasonable discount; there are last minute discounts, but you have to take what is still available. Watch the fares after you have booked. If the fare becomes lower, and if you […]

TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN

We might suspect that children will be troublesome on a vacation, but they can be troublesome at home or when visiting local sites. If you plan to see a little of the work, don’t let children hold you back. Plan children friendly destinations and prepare in advance. Always arrive early to help deal with possible […]