Travel

How Millennials Are Shaping the Future of the Travel Industry

The millennials today are traveling so much that they are redefining the entire travel industry. But is this a good thing? In a way, it definitely is because this prompted the industry to change and develop in a variety of ways. On the other hand, some important aspects of travel seem to be falling to the wayside. Millennial “Experience” Hunters: What Exactly Are They Looking For? Millennials are the generation
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Savvy Travel Tips for Your Next Vacation Abroad

You’ve requested time off from work, you haven’t touched your travel savings account, and you’ve done nothing for the past three months but map out your upcoming trip. It’s time to get logistics in order, like how you’ll get there and where you’ll stay — not to mention how you’re going to afford all of this. Let’s get started:   Book Alternative AccommodationsInstead of booking a room at a hotel
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Wondering Where to Travel to This Holiday Season? Here Are Some Fun Options

The December holiday season is an extremely convenient time to take days off from work and go travel. It’s no surprise, then, that this time of year is also the most expensive and crowded time to vacation anywhere. Airfares around this time of year tend to drastically shoot up, and you’ll find many resorts and hotels imposing a minimum night stay restriction. Even with all these additional hurdles, the holiday
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What to Do If You Catch an STD Overseas

Travel can put you at a higher risk of a variety of health issues — including sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Researchers have found that of the 20 percent of travelers who engage in casual sexual activities while abroad, many of them were young, single men with a history of multiple partners. It’s all too easy to get caught up in the thrill of traveling abroad or the excitement of meeting
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Food Lifestyle

Rory Brown Travels from Charleston, SC to Kauai, Hawaii for His Favorite Foods

  Way back in 1991, a group of twelve executive chefs in Hawaii got together to talk about their craft. Their idea was that rather than importing ingredients across thousands of miles of ocean, wouldn’t it make sense to create a new type of cuisine, fusing the many ethnic foods popular in Hawaii, and locally source all the ingredients from Hawaiian farmers, fishermen, and ranchers? Thus was born Hawaiian Regional
Travel

5 Most Unusual Experiences You Can Only Get in Tokyo

I hear the word ‘vibrant’ and automatically find myself thinking about Tokyo. This is how the association of ideas work. For some people, words signify colors, while others link fragrances with certain letter combinations. I am a wanderer, and thereby, connect words with places. Tokyo is my go-to travel destination for days when I’m feeling bored of the grey workplace walls, the bland mashed potatoes, and the monotonous entertainment channels
Lifestyle Travel

Surf Air and the Concept of ‘Mobility’ in 2018

Throughout the past couple of decades, there have been many ideas that have revolutionized the way we go about our daily lives. It started with Netflix in the early 2000s, and it is only mushroomed from there. Now, we not only have Netflix, but we also have Uber and a variety of other cell phone apps to make our lives easier. These new out-of-the-box companies continue to come to fruition
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Parenting: Relax and Have Fun while Traveling with Children

By Megan P. Richardson Here's a situation: You are a new parent. You used to love traveling, but you are now hesitant to do it because of the changes in your life brought about by parenthood. How can you enjoy traveling if you have a baby to take care of? How could you continue doing your old habits when you aspire to be a hands-on parent? Sure, you can bring