When I look back on 2013, it is interesting to review which memories stand outfor me. It wasn’t any of the bigger purchases I made. No, the first and most important things that come to mind are several of the trips I took, and the unique experiences I had in those destinations. A few highlights include...
It is common knowledge that the right camera angles and lighting can make virtually anything look radically different. Hotel rooms can look twice as large, and that view of the refinery can be blurred out. Food can photograph better than it tastes. Actors can be hired to look happy doing anything. Tip: Talk to a travel planner who has recently been to the destination and/or call the local tourism bureau.
Social media has replaced the paper postcard as a means to communicate with friends back home. Facebook in particular continues to let our friends and family know where we are, that we’re safe, we’re enjoying ourselves, and what we’re up to, in real time. And it’s not just about what we’re writing but also...
Make sure you have the tools you need to stay healthy while traveling.
You can travel to the perfect destination, stay in the best hotel, and reserve the best restaurants and excursions, and still find your good efforts may be affected by something you can’t control: weather.
Most of us can’t afford a day of disorientation, let alone seven, and there are several things you can do to help lesson the impact of jet lag.