If you spend your days avoiding ladders and refuse to fly without your lucky charm, you’ll be glad to know you’re not alone. The world is full of superstitions, from age-old omens passed down through the generations to quirky good luck rituals, and even hotels and airlines take heed of the unwritten rules. Here are some of the world’s most common travel superstitions to take into account on your trips. Ignore them at your own risk!
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Mother’s Day is quickly approaching – it’s May 12 this year — and for those who haven’t yet planned something special there is still time. Instead of simply getting a gift or taking mom to dinner, think about treating her to a special experience you both can enjoy together. Here are our top picks for things to do with mom on Mother’s Day.
When people think of vacationing to South America, they don’t often think of exploring it via cruise. However, this is starting to change as more and more travelers are realizing why seeing South America by cruise is a great way to explore the continent – whether it’s your first time in South America or your tenth.
With sapphire waves, warm beaches and famous tourist sites, San Diego’s reputation as an iconic surf and sun destination is justified. Yet, visitors exploring beyond beaches and the Zoo can take these roads less traveled, enhancing a visit to this popular SoCal enclave. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about San Diego:
Even workaholics can enjoy great vacations; in fact their fear of being away from the office for too many days at a time may even work in their favor. Here are my three key rules for workaholic vacationers…
When packing for a Caribbean cruise, you’ll need to think of your wardrobe for your cruise vacation in three different components: days at sea, days in port and evening attire. What you’ll want to wear for each of these parts of your cruise will differ; here are tips on how to pack for each one to make sure all your cruise moods and activities are covered.
The shock of the new, though, can be a pleasure as well as a pain, and culture shock is one of the reasons most of us travel: to experience the new. These twelve principles should help the novice navigate the maelstrom of this country’s craziness and avoid culture shock in China.
Making your honeymoon a great experience doesn’t mean you have to break out the passport.There are many great honeymoon escapes in the US. If you’re looking to explore the wild unknown with the love of your life, here are some great options.
A cruise is much like a glorified resort at sea, and cruise lines realize this, which is why many of the top cruise lines devote a substantial amount of time and money to making sure the staterooms on their cruise ships are comfortable and inviting. That’s usually where the similarities end – even within a cruise line. When it comes to any one ship, though, you often have a variety of options to choose from that extend beyond the typical inside versus outside stateroom options.
I’ve always been surprised by the reluctance many people have to take their annual vacations. Even in the United States, where two to three weeks is a normal allocation for many employees, many avoid taking their allotted days. In most of Europe, oddly enough, the opposite is true: workers often have five or six weeks annual leave, and generally take every day or it. It seems, somehow or other that our European cousins have a better appreciation of the value that vacations offer not just to the employee, but to the employer as well.