The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Being A Traveling Nurse

Travel nursing is an attractive arrangement for many nurses. Assignments typically last thirteen weeks and the nurse is often given the option of renewing at the end of each assignment. For the outgoing nurse, who makes friends easily and likes change, travel nursing can be a wonderful career. Some nursing specialties are in greater demand than others, and for those with critical care, emergency room, intensive care unit, operating room, […]

Traveling to Mexico: Things to Remember

If you haven’t traveled recently to Mexico, there are number of things to remember in preparing for your trip. A quick review of essentials is important in making sure your visit is smooth and successful. This is particularly true if you’re traveling with a child or sending a child on a trip by themselves. The first important issue is your passport! Until recently, a person could travel to Mexico or […]

How To Give Back While Traveling

Traveling is one of life’s biggest privileges. Not everyone can buy a flight, explore some of the world’s most incredible destinations and spend their days fulfilling a dream. Whether it’s lack of money, family obligations or circumstance, travel is beyond the reach of a large percentage of the world’s population. Those of us who do travel are a lucky few, so it’s important to share this wealth and give back to the […]

Travel Europe on a Budget

What would you say if you were told that you could go to Europe on an affordable package? Would you be skeptical? Would you be amused? Or would you be plainly dumbfounded in disbelief? European travel has always been the most expensive. Most middle class wage earners would need to tighten their belts for several years, scrimping & saving just so they can afford their dream European vacation. Europe represents […]

City Travel With Kids

When friends and family call me crazy for traveling with my toddler and preschooler to cities like Chicago, New York, and Toronto, I just laugh. My kids have munched on picnic treats while watching the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Millennium Park, clambered up the monkey bars in the shadow of the arch in Washington Square Park and peered through the glass floor on the observation deck of the CN tower. […]

Benefits Of Tourism

BENEFITS OF TOURISM                   “Travel in the younger sort, is a part of education. In the elder a part of experience.” according to Francis Bacon. It satisfies the insatiable curiosity of man to know and explore the environment.                    It was the curiosity that made many adventurous to undertake several tours over land and voyages over sea to discover new places. Thus Christopher Columbus discovered America and Vasco-da-Gama discovered India. […]

Travel Jobs & How to Make Money While You Travel

Ever had the desire to quit your lame 9 to 5 job, tell your boss to shove it, pack up and start traveling the world? All of us have had that desire at one point! The thing that stopped you was probably the same thing that stops most people: money. “How will I pay for my flights, food, lodging, transportation, yada, yada, yada,” you asked yourself. Don’t let these concerns […]

14 Things You Should Never Travel With

Passport, credit cards, photocopies, camera, phone… You know what to pack when you go traveling. But do you know what not to pack? Many of us stuff our suitcases and backpacks with useless or not-so-smart stuff, and it’s only when we’re lugging it around that we regret jamming in that hairdryer or 1000-plus page Lonely Planet the size of a brick. Here are 14 things you can leave at home […]

Is YTB Travel Business a Scam?

Your Travel Business (YTB) is a company that has sent shock waves throughout the travel industry and far beyond. The company’s newest offering is cash back shopping online in over 700 department stores. However, in this article our focus will be on the integrity and legitimacy of their travel business alone. We will answer the question, “Is YTB a scam or ponzi scheme or is it a solid travel business […]