Category: Travel Tips

2 Girls Who Travel’s Top 8 Must-Have Holiday Travel Gifts

Have you had a chance to do all of your holiday shopping? If not, no worries! For all of your traveler friends or friends who need a vacation, grab these cool gifts and send them packing! And if you have Amazon Prime even better, you’ll get these gifts before the holidays!! Thank us later! 1.

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Essential Tips for Island-Hopping in Greece

We’ve already talked about how amazing Greece was, but we also wanted to offer a bit of insight in the form of traveler’s tips. I mean we are 2 Girls Who Travel, so don’t worry – WE GOT YOU! What we decided to tackle in this blog is the fine art of island-hopping – essentially

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2 Girls Who Travel’s Hurricane Prep Tips

The most recent storm Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in southeast Texas as a Category 4 hurricane, reminded us that we are still in the middle of hurricane season and as such, we wanted to share our tips for how to prepare for one. So here are 10 2GWT hurricane preparedness tips, in no particular

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5 Tips to Stay Sane During a Long Flight

If you are ever planning to take a flight out of the good ole USA, then you may be in for at least a nine- or 10-hour flight … and if you’re headed somewhere like say, Australia – that’s more than 20 hours in flight. Don’t know about you, but 20 hours cooped up in a

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When the Travel Bug Hits …

For the past few months, we’ve been focusing on some of the great things the city of Houston has to offer – delicious food from a variety of cuisines, a diverse arts scene and home to great musical acts and events – but it’s time to get back to what we were originally known for

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Summer Travel Season and Airport Security Wait Times

Summer Travel season is officially upon us. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security checkpoint lines have been better as of late, but 2- to 3-hour wait times at some airports have been par for the course. What can one do to possibly speed this process along? Become a Department of Homeland Security “trusted traveler,” basically a

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Travel Tip: Why Strangers Shouldn’t Take Your Picture

Let me describe a scenario for you: you’re vacationing in a city filled with massive buildings that are unique in shape and color. The city is well-known for its architecture, which is a large reason for its tourist appeal. You’re traveling solo and trying to take photos of all that you see. But you realize

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Summer Festival Season: Are You Ready?

Summer festival season is upon us and it’s one of our favorite things about this time of year. From food trucks to musical acts, festivals can be a full day’s worth of fun. If you’re as psyched as we are, then you’ve probably already looked at agendas and ticket prices for festivals you’re interested in.

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4 Tips for Solo Travelers

The freedom to travel is one of the greatest things we’re able to do, and while girls’ trips, couples getaways and family vacations are all wonderful ways to travel, sometimes individuals prefer the option of traveling alone. Some would even argue that solo travel is the best way to explore the world, because you only

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Travel Tip of the Week: How to Negotiate

When vacationing, one of the most touristy and let’s admit it – downright fun – things to do is go shopping or bargain hunting for cool finds and souvenirs. And part of that involves a skill some are good at and others could stand to learn a thing or two about – negotiating. Check out

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