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Vacation Trip

Want to travel smarter on your next vacation? From how to pack to choosing a hotel to booking your destination, read these travel tips for a better getaway.

This the Season For Gift Giving in Style

The holiday season is upon us, and for many, that means long lines at the mall on Black Friday or rushing to order last-minute gifts online with  2-day shipping. And what about your coworkers? You can’t forget to get them gifts, too. Secret Santa, holiday parties, end of year performance evaluations...all of it seems to come around at the same time, doesn’t it? Don’t let the holiday season stress you out this year. Instead, be inspired by our list of 10 great ideas for every kind of coworker. From parents to gym-rats, there’s something for everyone on here. The best part? These gifts are all affordable, so you won’t blow your budget by spending more than $50 on your favorite office pals.

Discover wines: Oltrepo' Pavese

By: Rossella Di Palma

Elegance, style and tradition: wouldn’t it be nice to find all these traits together? Maybe in the same place or, even better mixed, in different proportions in a wine? Northern Italy allows this:  elegance, style and tradition are qualities that surely come into your mind when you think about Milan, its neighbouring areas are no exception. 

Travel in Canada

Canada is a country filled with classy, diverse cities, and an exquisite landscape that includes rainforest, deserts, towering mountains, tundra and so much more. Canada is a country that is so big that it makes for a beautiful road trip country; the icy tundra of the Yukon, the mountains of Calgary, rocky beaches of the east coast and the rainforests of Vancouver are just a few of the features you should look forward to.

Insider's Guide to Fantastic Family Vacations in Rome

Rome is arguably one of Europe’s best kid-friendly capitals and makes a fantastic springboard for continent-wide travels. The Italian capital offers families a nearly endless array of fun and unique adventures aimed at keeping the young and restless, and their parents, entertained and happy. Yet to enjoy a truly authentic family vacation in Rome, ditch those cookie-cutter guidebooks, skip the long queues at the Vatican (a sure-fire way to bore a 7-year-old to death) and, instead, join the locals on some of the city’s most memorable, off the beaten path experiences.

The Philippines' Finest Travel Spots

Home to 7,107 islands, the tropical archipelago of the Philippines offers a ton of attractions which can satisfy the wanderlust in you.

Whether you’re looking for some relaxing alone time under the sun or want to go on an adrenaline pumping trekking or water adventure, this country surely has something to offer -- from immaculate white beaches, to dramatic terrains and sensational views. Aside from its natural raw beauty, the Philippines is also home to some mesmerizing historical sites and churches where one can explore culture, heritage and art. To top it off, it can also take you on an unforgettable gastronomical adventure with its sumptuous native cuisine.

Off the Beaten Track: Discover Oltrepo' Pavese

By: Rossella Di Palma
So... you just landed in Milan planning to drive further south to discover the real Italian countryside. Maybe you have dreamt of Tuscany, but there is something else, something still raw and real, still overlooked by American tourists. I am referring to the “Oltrepo’ Pavese”, an hidden gem , located just an hour away from Milan, right past the river Po.

7 Ways to Make Your Adventure Vacation Even More Exciting

If you are the type of person that looks for a bit of adventure on their vacation, this post is for you. Adventure travelers are always on the lookout for new and exciting activities to take part in. This is necessary in order to keep a well-planned trip from quickly becoming boring and mundane. To make sure that this does not happen to you, consider the following seven ways to make your next adventure vacation even more exciting. 

What to see and do on a family vacation to Canada

The safe and scenic adventures you can experience on a trip to Canada make the country a perfect place for family vacations. The list we’ve compiled below provides an overview of the best things to see and do on a family vacation to Canada. 

4 Southeast Asian Destinations Worthy of Your Next Vacation

If you are looking for a great place to go on your next vacation, no matter if you are single or traveling with a spouse, Asia is always a place to consider. With air travel being more accessible today than ever before, you can experience a new culture and way of life in no time at all. 

Best Winter Vacation Travel Tips

Singing the winter blues? There's no better way to change your tune than heading for southern climes. But going from one weather zone to another isn't as simple as tossing your bikini or trunks into a bag and going. Here are some great tips to make sure that your next beachy getaway from cold temps goes swimmingly:

How to Choose the Best Hotel for Your Next Vacation

Planning a vacation is half the fun of taking one. All the dreaming and excitement that leads up to a big getaway can give almost as much pleasure as actually being there. But there are times when the best laid plans go awry, and if it’s your hotel, your dream retreat can turn into a nightmare in a blink. Here’s how you can avoid booking a hotel that doesn’t live up to your expectations:

Tips for Choosing Your Next Vacation Destination

You’re ready to take a vacation. You’ve planned for it, saved for it. You’ve earned it. Now the question is: Where should you go? Most people head to places they’ve visited before or just the usual getaway destinations. But a vacation is an opportunity to get out of your rut and experience different cultures, terrains, and peoples. Here’s how to put some creative thought into your next vacation and make your time off memorable.