If your job requires you to go on frequent business trips, you may feel like you see the inside of hotel rooms more often than your own living room. While many hotels make an effort to make their rooms as comfy and quiet as possible, it is still not the same as home sweet home. Fortunately, there are a variety of hotel hacks that will help make your business travel hotel life as easy and stress-free as possible. Check out the following tips:
If you seek the highest peaks, and you’re in the United States, you’ll find yourself on the move often. A great way to see the country you love is with road trips to each of your mountaineering destinations. Plan far in advance, make sure you are equipped with the right gear, then hit the road; the mountains await. But what are the best peaks in the U.S.? Here’s a look at the best peaks to visit on this epic road trip and what you’ll need.
After a long and hot summer, autumn is finally here in Rockwall, Texas. Many residents of this suburb of Dallas are eager to get out and enjoy a variety of family-friendly outdoor activities. Fortunately, the region is close to plenty of fishing and camping options that can be reached with a relatively short drive. And with the holiday season fast approaching, there are a number of festive events that you and your family can participate in. Check out the following ways to enjoy nature this fall near Rockwall:
Check your blind spots. Don’t text and drive. Obey the speed limits. Drivers are constantly reminded of the same safety precautions that should be taken when in a car, but there are so many more that are left out of the conversation. Whether it’s because we hope to not find ourselves in certain situations or it’s rare for us to be in such conditions, it’s still important to be prepared. Here are some driving safety tips to keep in mind for different situations.
My wife and I absolutely love taking road trips! During the last 13 years, we’ve been in 44 states and 4 Canadian provinces. We truly believe that the journey is part of the experience of the destination!
Our latest road trip was a “combo platter”; it was our 40th wedding anniversary and our granddaughter’s 13th birthday. We have a tradition that when one of our grandchildren turns 13, we take them where they would like to go. Ava is fascinated by the CBC drama “Heartland”, which is filmed near High River, Alberta; my wife and I were headed to Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, so we combined the two.
You know when you travel how you feel a sense of freedom, adventure and invigoration? You learn and have so much fun that you never want it to end. But eventually time runs out, you return home and are shocked by the post-travel blues.
Well, imagine if you never had to experience this downturn again. Think about what it would be like to never have to return to everyday life. What if travel became your life? It may seem crazy, but it is possible with the right planning and approach that is. Need more convincing? Check out these tips and you could be jet-setting to new places every week.
For many people, there’s nothing like escaping the city and driving through the open countryside. However, going off-road also requires some very specific vehicle requirements. This is something to keep in mind when considering taking your own car, or even renting a car when you arrive at your destination.
Most rentals are designed for city use, so you should make the rental agency aware of your needs and plans. In addition to weather maintenance, for instance, you also need to consider the direct effects of driving away from typical roads and city environments.
‘Tis the season to hit the road, Jack. So why aren’t you packing up already? Don’t miss out on on your next vacay: if you experience driving anxiety, read on for techniques that can help you feel more comfortable behind the wheel. These techniques include:
You’d rather read a comic book than a New York Times best-seller, and your coffee table is covered with LEGO models rather than magazines. You love anything and everything to do with computers, programming and video games, and your cat is named after a character in “Star Wars.”
Yes, you are a proud geek, and find yourself wanting to plan a vacation. To honor your inner nerd and revel in your interests, consider spending at least part of your vacation at one of the country’s many geek-themed destinations.