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What To Do When Your Luggage Is Lost

You just landed on foreign soil and you’re standing at the baggage carousel eagerly waiting for your luggage. After watching various suitcases of all sizes and colors trickle in, the conveyor belt comes to a halt, but your bag is nowhere in sight. A sinking feeling settles into your stomach at the thought that your bags might be missing…

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…

Top Tips for the British Virgin Islands

    After the devastating impact from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, most of the Virgin Islands were left in disarray. Years later, both the U.S. and British Virgin Islands are still recovering from the strongest Atlantic forming hurricane ever (Irma) and another two weeks later (Maria). I visited the U.S. Virgin Islands 7 months after the hurricanes and then visited the British Virgin Islands 15 months after the impact. While there are some places that are still rebuilding, most of the large tourist destinations and accommodations have recovered. That being said, I pulled together a few…