One question I see time and time again on travel forums and resort fans pages is “Should I pay the extra money for the VIP club?” And of course, a multitude of people weigh in with thoughts, opinions, and anecdotes.
I was a Sandals junkie. Still am, in many ways. But then, one winter, I was forced to make a serious decision: skip the vacation altogether or look for something more budget-friendly than Sandals.
If you’re lucky like me, you’ve found your paradise. You’ve discovered that one magical place that brings you intense joy at even the thought of being there. It’s the place you go to in your mind when you need to escape reality for even a moment – you know, like when you’re sitting in a
We all know that hotel rates can change drastically from one day to the next — sometimes they go up, sometimes they go down. If you’ve booked your vacation months in advance, like many people do, chances are the rate at the time of booking will change prior to check-in — and there’s always a
I’m not a dare devil or a thrill seeker by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, I’m the complete opposite – my knees go weak at even the sight of heights or face masks. Yes, face masks. Needless to say, you’d never find me diving off a mile-high cliff or parachuting out of an
Sadly, there’s always a chance your luggage won’t arrive with you, and there’s always a chance you’ll have to wait a good 24 hours (ugh…or more) before you see it. That means while you sit in your room waiting for your belongings to arrive, all your buddies are out enjoying the sun and sand. What
One thing I can tell you for certain is that being a newbie travel blogger is tough. It’s not the writing or the traveling that’s tough – that’s the fun part. It’s getting noticed. It’s trying to keep from being discouraged when you pour your heart and soul into writing a good blog post and
If you think you need one bottle of sunscreen for an entire week in the sun, bring two, maybe three. If you think you need two bottles, bring three or four. Why? Because you’re going to spend every waking daylight moment in the sun (afterall, it’s a beach vacation!), which means you’ll be – or