Topic: Traveling

Do You Have Any Traditions You Must Perform Before Your Flight Takes Off To Keep Your Nerves In Check?

Do You Have Any Traditions You Must Perform Before Your Flight Takes Off To Keep Your Nerves In Check?

On my way to Key West, I was stuck in a middle seat. Each man on either side of me did the sign of the cross multiple times before take off. The one to right of me then proceeded to rub his rosary beads on the top of his knee. Obviously, there was nothing subtle about it, so he apologized for it and explained that he absolutely had to do that during the first part of the flight, and then again when the flight was descending. More »

How To Travel Together Without Murdering Each Other

How To Travel Together Without Murdering Each Other

New couples often use a vacation as an early relationship test. The couple that can travel together, they surmise, can stay together. But even the most time-tested couples can return home from a trip exhausted from the jet lag — and the arguments, the bickering, and the general disgust. Sure, the stress of travel will get to you. But that doesn’t mean it has to get to your relationship. Consider these how-to steps travelers insurance for your next trip together — to ensure it won’t be your last. More »

5 Tips For Traveling Alone

5 Tips For Traveling Alone

OK. I know a lot of people take trips by themselves all the time. You all go galavanting around the globe without a care in the world. I’m so happy for you. And I am also a little jealous of you. But the fact is, I am not one of you.

I always tell myself I should take trips by myself. There are a million places I want to visit, and since all I need to work is my computer and my brain, it’s almost a waste for me not to be constantly on the road, because it would just be so easy! More »

What Do You Do For Fun? The Question I Hate Most

What Do You Do For Fun? The Question I Hate Most

Last night, a friend and I were watching Millionaire Matchmaker when my friend turned to me and said, “Did she just ask him, ‘What do you do for fun?’” We tuned in more attentively. The millionaire’s answer was, “I like to drink and hang out with my buds.” Which, for this particular millionaire was an incredibly accurate answer. Later in the date he took the girl to a rooftop bar where they had sake bombs with his “buds” and got really drunk. Which seems totally fine. Except that he’s a supposed millionaire and it was a first date. He could’ve played that out better. Save the sake bombs and the buds for a different date, dude. But that’s besides the point. More »