Travel

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…

Learning Spanish for Life and Travel

The following is a guest post from Lara Smith, a language educator and writer for Mimic Method.     Learning a new language is always going to help you at some point in your life. This skill never goes to waste. In fact, being able to speak multiple languages increases your understanding of the world. Language is how histories have been written and passed on. Just like civilizations, language has also evolved with time. It is only befitting that language is such a huge part of understanding any culture…