4 Ways to Get Around China Without Speaking the Language

Is it at all possible to take a trip to China without speaking a word of Mandarin (Chinese)? It all depends on which part of the country you’re going to, but generally it is doable. But, Mandarin isn’t as difficult as you may think, so it’s always worth learning a few words to get by.

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From Sea to Shining Sea: 5 Planning Tips for Your Next Cross Country Road Trip

A cross country road trip is a stunning way to see many states and explore sites that you might not have otherwise encountered. Of course, this type of adventure requires some planning. Taking the time to plan out certain details can make for a more enjoyable trip when you embark.

Account for Extra Time

Once you decide where you want to go, you can determine how long it will take to get there. You might feel inclined to take off from work the exact number of days that you plan to be on the road trip. Keep in mind, however, that you want to actually enjoy the trip. Adding an extra day on to the beginning and end of your vacation, and perhaps even a bit more time, can allow you to make the most of the vacation.
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Best Surfing Spots on Long Island, NY

 

When looking for the best East Coast surfing, Long Island’s conditions are hard to overlook. With its south-facing shoreline, Long Island beaches are famous for big swells and a history that brought surfing culture to the forefront in the Atlantic. With spots suitable for beginners and seasoned surfers alike, all those looking for a wave will enjoy the pristine waters and cool surroundings of Long Island’s top surfing spots.

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How to Enjoy Vail, Colorado Without Skiing

The charming resort town of Vail, Colorado, should be at the top of your bucket list when visiting the Centennial State. It might be small, but it’s known for massive amounts of world-class snow sports and the largest ski mountain in the state. However, you don’t have to be a skier to enjoy everything Vail has to offer. While everyone around you might be exploring the powdery white slopes near White River National Forest, there are plenty of activities, both adventurous and relaxing, for you to enjoy on the lowland. 

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Why Cruises Are Good For Couples

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Truly Romantic

There are many different types of cruises these days, visiting pretty much everywhere there is to go by sea on the planet. Choosing the “personality” of the cruise, is a pretty important aspect, as there are party cruises, family cruises, luxury ones and so forth, but what can’t be denied is that a couple together on a cruise has many romantic aspects. Couples have been gazing at the stars throughout history, with many stories and poems written about its romanticism.

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4 Tips for Planning a Unique Family Vacation This Summer

The annual summer vacation is a rite of passage for many families. Rather than hit the stereotypical theme park circuit or a national park, it is fun to think outside of the box to come up with new ideas. Here are four tips to help you to plan a unique family vacation that everyone in your travel party will appreciate:

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7 Travel Tips to Shoo Boredom Away from a Long Flight

Traveling is fun. Whether you are traveling abroad or locally, there’s always something exciting to do and to look forward to. Even the travel period to your main destination is already thrilling. Riding an airplane makes you appreciate the world from a higher perspective. It’s the fastest way to reach a certain place of travel, however, a long flight is sometimes a little too much for your energy to handle.

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The Charming City of Brasov, Romania and Things You Can Do

Bordered by the Southern Carpathian Mountains, the mixture of gothic, renaissance and baroque architecture, as well as its history richness makes Brasov one of the most visited cities in Romania. The Citadel was built on a Dacian site in the 13th century by the Teutonic Knights and later established by the Saxons as one of the Seven Walled Citadels.  Continue reading “The Charming City of Brasov, Romania and Things You Can Do”

How to Winterize and Store the Family RV for the Next Vacation Season


It’s important to maintain your RV so that it can last through several vacation seasons. This means that you need to take certain steps to ensure that it will be around for your family to enjoy. Here are of the things that you’ll need to do in order to winterize and store your RV during the off-season.

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17 Road Signs Worth Slowing Down For

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Sometimes a good dose of humor is exactly what you need on a road trip. Long stretches of open road can be incredibly boring, and drowsy driving frequently leads to accidents. We all know that falling asleep at the wheel is dangerous, but simply being sleepy affects your ability to drive safely as well. With that in mind, many engineers have devised road signs that not only keep us safe but do so with a comedic flair.

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