Travel

5 Money-Saving Travel Tips

Although not everyone likes to travel, I truly believe it can be one of the most enriching experiences of life. Many agree, saving all year just to take that coveted family trip away. Some only travel locally while others cross oceans. Some people travel for months at a time, but others just stick to that all-important one vacation a year.  Whatever your traveling personality, we can all agree that there is an element of cost to every trip you want to take. With that in mind, here are five money-saving travel tips that will help, by saving you…

Overcoming a Fear of Flying

Does the idea of taking to the skies make you break out in a cold sweat? Do you envision a catastrophe before you’re even airborne? You’re not alone. More than a quarter of Americans suffer some degree of flight anxiety or aerophobia, the fear of flying. Overcoming a fear of flying takes courage and practice, but it is possible. Once you conquer your fear of flying, you’ll have the confidence to jet anywhere your heart desires, filling your life with adventures and memories — and your passport with stamps. Second-guessing or canceling vacations due to your fear…

Study Abroad – Costs vs. Benefits

This week’s post comes to us from Andrew, a writer at LendEDU,  a consumer education website and financial product marketplace. Many thanks to Andrew for sharing his article on the financial aspects of studying abroad. Paying for Study Abroad – Is the Experience Worth the Price?   For many students, crossing borders to learn and grow in a new environment can be an invaluable experience, whether it’s for the summer, a semester, or an entire year. It may even help you get hired. According to International Business Seminars, those who study abroad tend to have a better chance…

Hitting the Open Road, Traveling by RV

  When you decide to hit the road, traveling by RV, you open up a whole new world to vacationing.  You have miles and miles of open road stretched out ahead of you and you decide your destination.  You have a freedom of which you’ve never known before, all from hiring an RV. No need for hotel reservations, car rentals, or scheduled itineraries because you travel exactly how you want…