Category: Travel Tips

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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2 Girls Who Travel’s Carry-On Essentials

When traveling, what you pack in your carry-on bags (luggage that you’re allowed to carry on the plane and place in storage compartments on the plane) is pretty important. Essentially, it’s items that you’d like to have nearby, should you need them on the plane or before you can get to baggage claim. We decided

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Top 10 Things to Do and Places to See in The Big Easy

New Orleans, aka The Crescent City, aka The Big Easy, offers food, nightlife, history and culture to the tenth power. There’s something to do for everyone and you’ll never get bored. Of course, the French Quarter is the place to go for drinks, food and people-watching, but there’s so much more to the city—art, music,

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