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Safety Tips for Backpackers

Backpacking can be a wonderful adventure; it can also be a very challenging activity fraught with hazards. Backpackers who know how to avoid those hazards are less likely to experience problems while out in the wild. These tips can help backpackers have a fun, safe journey in a national park.

Pack Right

Bringing the right things when camping can help make the experience safer for everyone. Common safety items that backpackers must bring with them include: Continue reading “Safety Tips for Backpackers”

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Plan Ahead to Assure Road Trip Safety

Take to the Road for Summer Travel: But Take Proper PrecautionsBecause summer is “getaway” season, and more than one third of all Americans typically take to the highways for trips of 50 miles or more during the season, it’s wise to know the basics of staying safe while on the road. The numbers have remained relatively stable for a number of years, even with the rise and fall of gas prices, lodging and food. In fact, in 2017, a nearly 30 percent reported plans to take three or more family vacations

It’s not all about the vehicle, although having a checklist for basics like a serviceable spare tire, a proper jack, engine and transmission lubricants and windshield washer fluid, working wiper blades and turn signals, is a vital part of preparation. You might also want to have the air conditioning system serviced to maintain comfort and family harmony. Continue reading “Plan Ahead to Assure Road Trip Safety”

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A Guide to Backpacking: What’s Essential

Advance Planning Is Key to Backpacking SuccessPlanning a backpacking trip requires more than a determination to travel light. A lot of the planning will revolve around specific destinations and the kind of trip. Time on the trail is a major factor, as well as terrain, fitness level, weather, and individual goals.

That being said, there are many ways to backpack, and those who do it regularly offer sage planning advice:

Planning for All Needs

Whether trekking through the wilderness or backpacking across a continent, this type of travel involves, essentially, carrying—on your back—all that is necessary for health and wellness, no matter if the journey is for a few days or for more than a few months. Continue reading “A Guide to Backpacking: What’s Essential”

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Road Trip Basics: What to Know Before You Go

5 Things to Do Before Setting a Road TripGoing on a road trip can be an awesome adventure, for the well-prepared. These tips help would-be trekkers ensure they have everything they need.

1. Create an Itinerary

Some people love to set off on a road trip without much planning done in advance. Others need to have a fairly tight schedule in order to feel like the traveling will be worthwhile. Wherever interested travelers fall on this spectrum, they should create some sort of road trip itinerary to guide them. Identifying a few central locations where they will want to stop is a good way to start. Continue reading “Road Trip Basics: What to Know Before You Go”

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Minimize Baggage with These Travel Essentials

Traveling for the Weekend? Check Out These Easy Tips for Traveling LightOver packing is common for trips of any time span, but those weekend excursions can be extra tricky when it comes to taking only what is actually necessary. It’s essential to keep the purpose of the trip, location, weather and expected outings in mind when choosing what to take. So, when packing for that next quick getaway here are some tips for traveling light to help prevent those nagging ‘what if’s and maybe I need it’ mentality that keeps weighing down that luggage.

Keeping Clothing, Shoes and Accessories in Check

When it comes to smart clothing choices the purpose and intention of each outing comes into play. Is the ultimate destination a business meeting, a major sporting event, a conference, an outdoor adventure, a wedding, or a girl/guy getaway for pleasure? Continue reading “Minimize Baggage with These Travel Essentials”

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Unique Travel Options for Vacations in America

Best Travel Locations in the United StatesFrom the Atlantic to the Pacific, the United States has so many worthwhile destinations that planning a vacation can be overwhelming. But if you want to forget the beaches, forego theme parks and skirt the big cities, here are some suggestions that will yield lots of memories and whet your appetite for future off-the-beaten path travel. Guaranteed!

Ride the Rails

A century ago, elegant trains crisscrossed the North American continent. Today, most U.S. luxury trains have disappeared, but Canadian trains still travel a distinctive and breathtaking route through the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia and Alberta, Continue reading “Unique Travel Options for Vacations in America”

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Space-Saving Packing Techniques for Travel

Space-Saving Suitcase Packing TipsHopping on a plane these days often calls for a great deal of attention to the space taken by a person’s luggage. With these tips, travelers can maximize the space and possibly have the ability to use smaller suitcases.

1. Try Different Clothing Packing Approaches

There are many different ways to pack clothing, and it all depends on the goals of the traveler. People could:

  • roll individual items for minimum surface area
  • bundle clothing types together, to minimize wrinkling
  • stack clothing as they would in a typical drawer

Continue reading “Space-Saving Packing Techniques for Travel”

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San Francisco: Top 5 destinations to visit

San Francisco is situated in Northern California. It is a hilly region surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay. The hot sun is always lousy here as the fog keeps descending throughout the year without taking a break. It one of the most vibrant cities in the whole of California, attracting tourists from all around the world. There are enough reasons for why you should visit this pretty spot at least once in your life time.

Why can San Francisco sweep you off?

 The city of San Francisco can completely immerse you in its enchanting beauty. We will tell you the simple reasons behind it.
 The city of San Francisco has a lot to do with tourists but it geographically small. So even if you have a day’s time you can almost travel around the whole city which is great. Continue reading “San Francisco: Top 5 destinations to visit”

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How to choose the right travel agent?

To put things out bluntly nobody needs a travel agent today. Once the internet got on board, travel agents lost their purpose. But travel agents have their own purpose. Even today there are people who prefer to organize their travel plans. So here we are bringing to you the importance of a travel agent and quick tips to select the right one.

Importance of a travel agent:

 Experience will always provide a professional support. So a travel agent can always help you pick the best option, which might not happen when we are doing it single-handed.
 You can actually save a lot of money if you are picking the right travel agent. Saving money not only means spending less, it means more value too. Continue reading “How to choose the right travel agent?”

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