Travel Tips

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Off The Beaten Path

Jan 23rd, 2011 Travel Tips

Because the best parts of travel are the places you find yourself by Greg Garcia About 15 years ago I jumped on my bicycle and just started pedaling, and pedaling, until 2-years and 20,000 miles later I had circumnavigated the globe. Along the way I learned a lot of things 2 years is a long… Read More

Quick Travel Links

Jan 22nd, 2011 Travel Tips

TSA Carry-On Baggage Restrictions www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/ Get or Renew your Passport travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/renew.html Airplane Seating Charts Graphic seat map charts for all types of planes. www.seatguru.com Worldwide Weather Browse weather and temperatures around the world, with quick and easy 5-Day forecasts. www.weather.com/activities/travel/vacationplanner/ CIA World Fact Book Reliable sources of country maps, facts and figures for every country… Read More

How To Pick The Right Luggage For Your Next Trip

Jan 22nd, 2011 Packing Tips, Travel Tips

We’ve compiled the most important factors to consider when selecting the perfect bag. Size: You have many options when it comes to bag size, but the numbers you need to know are the guidelines for carry-on luggage. These days, it can be hard to know what to expect at the security gate or check in,… Read More

Adapters & Converters 101

Jan 22nd, 2011 Packing Tips, Travel Tips

The Basics In the USA our electrical current is rated at 110-125 volts. Many other countries throughout the world operate on 220-250v. You will need an electrical converter to use your 110v appliance when traveling in these 220v countries. The two-prong electrical outlets that you are familiar with in the USA can be very different… Read More