Category: Travel Tips

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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2 Girls Who Travel’s Top 8 Reasons to Cruise

It’s plain and simple … we love a good cruise. Everything from the beautiful ports of call to the ample dining options to the fun entertainment choices – cruises have it all! Plus travelers have the chance to sail around the globe to exotic ports in beautiful destinations like the Caribbean, Europe and even all

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Romantic Vacation Ideas

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you may be thinking of ways to surprise your significant other. What better surprise than a quick vacation? Take it from us, sometimes time away to escape the day-to-day routine can be a welcome change. So get your romance on with these three vacation getaways for you and your honey.

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Airbnb … Should We Do It?

While considering our next getaway destination, we were thinking about doing something different with our accommodations versus our usual hotel stay. Why not rent a condo or a house for a few days instead of a hotel? Just something to break out of the same ole, same ole hotel stays. Airbnb came to mind. We’re

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Top 5 Warm Weather Getaways

For most of us, the weather has taken a turn for the cold – for us Houstonians, it just happened like three days ago. Anyways, for those who just can’t stand the cold and long for the beach during the winter months, traveling during the winter season can be extremely desirable. But where should you

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Flying on a Budget: How to Pack

Hello, travel friends … Val here. I’m writing this blog because the topic is right up my alley. Let’s face it. Traveling costs can add up and some airlines are notorious for having ridiculous fees for baggage – not saying any names, but I’m sure you’ve heard. I’m all about finding ways to shave a

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