Safety when traveling – how to protect yourself, your credit cards, wallet and bag

I am not one of those people who is paranoid about safety when traveling but then again I do not go to high risk places like Acapulco, Rio de Janeiro or certain countries in Africa, etc. So I was not really tuned into safety until I read an interesting article about identity theft. It turns…

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Defeat your fear of flying

My heart is racing, my breathing is shallow, my hands are freezing and I cannot think clearly. I am having a full blown panic attack because I am sitting on a tarmac in an airplane waiting for a take off.  That’s how all my vacations start and end if they involve flying. I love traveling…

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A dozen tips for stress free traveling with kids

Having been traveling with kids for 11 years now I have tried many strategies to make each trip as stress free as possible until I finally figured out what really works. Here are the best tips I can share with you: 1. Choose a road trip whenever possible. The advantages are numerous: you are fully…

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All you need to know to enjoy wineries and wine tasting

We live in California – a paradise for wine enthusiasts. When you look at the state map I bet you can find a wine growing region within an hour or so drive from where you are in the Golden State. The closest winery to my house is just about 20 minutes’ away. Wine is an…

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How to choose the best lodging option/Hotels loyalty programs

I have been an active traveler for over 20 years and eventually I came to realization that there are really only 2 main strategies you can adopt in choosing lodging for your vacation: Strategy # 1: search for a deal every time you travel PROS: -you do not limit your options -you may in fact…

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