Tag Archives: Holiday Travel

It’s Time to Visit Barcelona in 2020

Whether you have been to Barcelona or always wanted to go, 2020 is the year to visit this wonderful city! Culturally rich and a bustling nightlife make this a wonderful place for every generation. Here’s our pick of the top things to do while visiting. 1. Tour the Sagrada Familia, or the Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family. This basilica has become the symbol of the city of Barcelona and is a must see attraction. Construction of the basilica has lasted 144 years, and it scheduled t ... read more

Do You Have Your Travel Documents In Order?

Safety while travelling is on everyone’s mind these days, which is a good thing. But often, we think we know the rules of international flights and don’t make sure all is well with our plans. Don’t let new rules prevent you from reaching your work or holiday destination this year. We have a few tips that will help you prepare your travel documents. 1. Visit the Destination’s Government Website Always visit the government’s website of the county you will visit to check their pass ... read more

Blue Ice Caves and Other Icelandic Winter Adventures

When you think of Iceland you think of, well, ice. And so you think of freezing temperatures and short days. While true, that is only one small part of this enchanting country’s beauty. We challenge you to find a more lovely place to explore Blue Ice Caves or go dog sledding. Trust us, no place else compares to Iceland’s natural wonder. We chose four of our favorite Icelandic winter adventures to share with you. The Blue Ice Caves Winter, mid-November to mid-March each year, is th ... read more

Extending Business Travel for Pleasure

There is a growing trend for those who travel for work to extend business travel for pleasure. This can be an excellent way to take a mini vacation at the end of a trip or see the sights after business hours with your family. There are a few things to keep in mind if you plan to extend your trip or bring your family along for the ride, so to speak. Let’s take a look at areas of concern. If you bring your family along for the trip, you are responsible for their travel and living expenses ... read more

Why You Need to Visit Norway This Fall!

Norway is not known for over the top warm weather. Instead, the temperatures stay cool most of the year. So, if you enjoy dressing warm and wearing fall sweaters, Norway is the perfect place for you to spend your Autumn. Need more reasons to holiday in Norway this fall? Read on for three reasons you need to visit Norway! 1. Autumn Colors Most people think of pine trees when considering Norway for viewing fall colors. Truth is, there are a lot of deciduous trees too. Not only do they tur ... read more

Three Rules for International Travel

Travelling for work is challenging. Travelling internationally for the first time on business can be a nightmare if you are not prepared. Don’t get caught in a difficult situation. Instead follow our three rules for international travel. Rule #1 for International Travel Research the visa requirements and process before travelling and follow the guidelines. One of the hardest mistakes to correct is being denied entrance into a country because your visa is not processed in time or at all. ... read more

The 5 Best Places to Experience Spring in Belgium

Spring is the time of year when the sleepy villages, animals, and plants come back to life after a deep winter slumber. The best part of melting snow and warming temperatures is the scent of flowers in the air. And the best place to smell the flowers is in Belgium! Here is our list of the five best places to smell Spring in Belgium. 1. Hallerbos: 20 km from Brussels is a beech forest called Hallerbos. Mid-April the Forrest floor comes alive with millions of bluebells. These blossoms creat ... read more

Learn How to Haggle Like a Local

Haggling is expected in many cultures. In Europe, they expect you to negotiate prices at markets, shops, and street vendors. This is just common practice among the locals and visitors must do the same. But, many tourists are unfamiliar with the art of haggling. While common to hear the friendly banter of high and low ball pricing in the streets, never use this tactic at modern stores or shopping malls. You can bargain for goods, but food and outdoor produce markets do not haggle. They offer ... read more

Seven Safety Tips for Female Travelers

Being alone while travelling does not need to mean you are a target. In fact, many women feel safer travelling solo because they stay conscious of their environs. You can travel solo and enjoy your experience without fear if you follow these safety tips and your natural instincts. [Note: Most of these tips are for men and women alike.] 1. Always follow your intuition. If something doesn’t seem right then follow your gut. It is better to annoy someone than to be miserable later. 2. Ke ... read more

Experience Glacier Hiking Near Bergen, Norway

Glacier hiking can be a smooth walk over a thousand-year-old dessert of ice or a climb over 20-meter high bluffs. The feat is in finding the right route for you. Those who trek through the glacier fall (Juklavass glacier) experience flat ice that seems calm but it changes quietly underneath or more challenging crevasse areas. Your guide will help select the difficulty level of your hike depending on the members in the group. The test is in moving together with your party to climb icy slope ... read more