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Hurricane Preparedness For Travelers
2 weeks ago

Hurricane Preparedness For Travelers

Hurricane Irma is predicted to hit Florida later this week. It is important that those living around or visiting near coastal areas are prepared for the arrival of the hurricaneToo often, situations end up disastrous because very little to no preparation took place ahead of time. In this post, you will find tips on travel safety during a hurricane. In addition, information on attractions, flights, and where to get weather updates.
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Tips for Traveling With a Camera
8 months ago

Tips for Traveling With a Camera

By  •  Travel Tips

The wonderful slogan – “Take only photographs, leave only footprints” – is a reminder that most who drive the nation do so in a way that appreciates and admires what is seen along the way. If you take a camera, so much better. Here are some tips for traveling with your camera.

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How to Make a Long Road Trip a Success
2 years ago

How to Make a Long Road Trip a Success

Seeing a bunch of cool cities in one fell swoop … sounds great, right? Road trips can certainly be a wonderful way to experience different parts of the country. However, despite what the movies might suggest, they do require some advanced planning to ensure that everything goes smoothly (along with a healthy amount of spontaneity). Keep the following things in mind before you hit the road. Read More

Gifts That Keep On Giving
2 years ago

Gifts That Keep On Giving

By  •  Budget

As the holiday season is approaching us, what better way to tell a friend or loved one that you care by buying them a gift that keeps on giving. Gifts that keep on giving can be described as anything that serves more than one purpose. Whether if upon purchase, a percentage of what you pay goes to charity, or maybe an educational gift that can help someone excel in a certain subject. Like the idea? Check out some of our favorite gifts that keep on giving. Read More

Back to School Shopping Tips
2 years ago

Back to School Shopping Tips

It’s about that time again – back to school! Before we get to the first day of school, we have to make sure our children are prepared, so we go …
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Sunscreen vs. Sunblock
2 years ago

Sunscreen vs. Sunblock

As a native Floridian, one of the most common bits of knowledge that are a must for all that live in the sunshine state is proper protection from the sun. To most people, sunscreen and sunblock are the same thing, right? Wrong. They are commonly referred to as the same thing, but they actually serve two difference purposes. Take a look at some of the main differences below to see which one works better for you.
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Guide to Attending an Outdoor Music Festival
2 years ago

Guide to Attending an Outdoor Music Festival

It’s a music-lover’s favorite time of year, and with good reason. Festivals are happening every weekend this summer, and you’d be hard-pressed to find a better way to savor the season than by grabbing your crew and absorbing some great live music. Whether you’re a first-timer or a festival vet, here are some tried-and-true tips that will keep you rockin’ well into the fall. Read More

Prepare Your Kids for Traveling on Their Own
2 years ago

Prepare Your Kids for Traveling on Their Own

So your kids are traveling on their own. Maybe they are going to see family in another state, or going to college, or having a trip to the beach or the mountains with a few friends. Here are some ways you can prepare your kids for traveling on their own.

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Navigating Icy Roads
3 years ago

Navigating Icy Roads

When a winter storm hits, slick roads can be anything but smooth sailing for drivers. Whether you’re close to home, or rolling through an unfamiliar area, it’s important to keep …
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Got A Road Trip Coming Up? Rent A Car Instead of Taking Your Own
5 years ago

Got A Road Trip Coming Up? Rent A Car Instead of Taking Your Own

We’ve come across several different types of road trippers. Oh, wait…you thought there was just ONE type. Surely you jest! Like cars and candy, there are many different types of road trippers. You’ve got your road trippers that travel by motorcycle, those that travel by bus or train and those that travel by car. Within the ‘Road Trippers That Travel By Car” category, there are those that drive their cars and those that rent cars. We encourage you to do whatever is profitable for you and your specific road trip.

Driving your car has its benefits. You don’t have to worry about dealing with a “new car, guzzlin'” and you can trash up the backseat to your heart’s delight. But if you’re looking for a different kind of experience when it comes to traveling, why not rent a car? We’ve got a few reasons as to why renting a car may be better than driving your car. Read More