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Here are the best things to do in Florida

If you’re planning a trip to Florida, you’ll enjoy a jam-packed vacation full of fun and adventure. Florida is often underrated as a vacation destination, but if you’ve got kids and you’re looking for a family friendly experience, Florida is the place to go. These are some of the best things to do once you’re down in Florida: Take a road trip Florida is huge, and there are so many things to do in the state that you may want to hire a car. This will mean you can easily travel between the best destinations while enjoying the freedom to pick and choose and go wherever you like. Revisit your childhood Whether you’re bringing the kids and it’s a family trip, or you’re simply hoping to pretend to be a kid again, consider a family day out at Universal Studios. You can find tickets online so you don’t need to…

Travel Packing Guide for Globetrotters

Admit it. When you pack for a trip, you usually organise your things per bag that you use for specific places. For instance, you have your books and pens in one bag and sunglasses and sunscreen in another bag. We do this because we do not want to forget any items when we find ourselves rushing out to the door. The reasons that work is because the items are made for specific situations. As for travelling, it is not that simple. You have to be three steps ahead and anticipate what you will need during the trip. So other than preparing for your travel insurance and flight schedules, you need to think about all kinds of scenarios that can happen on your journey. There may be items that you cannot afford to forget, like medication or other necessary documentation. To help you with your packing, here is a simple guide that you…

Cross Country Adventures: How to Prepare for a Cross Country Road Trip

When you think of travelling, chances are the first image that comes to mind is flying to a destination of choice. These days, people tend to underestimate the relaxation and joy that comes from a nice, long road trip. Driving from coast-to-coast is not only a feat in and of itself, but the landscapes and sights that you come across are more beautiful than you might expect. If you’re considering a cross country road trip, there are a number of things to do before you depart. Making sure your car is running seamlessly and planning stops ahead of time will let you get the most of your trip. Here are just a few of the key steps to take before you hit the road: Clean Car Thoroughly If you’re going to be spending a considerable amount of time in the car, you likely don’t want clutter and trash piled up…

Bed and breakfast vs. hotel

Whether you’re planning a holiday or you’re off on a business trip, you’ll need to find affordable and comfortable accommodation while you’re away from home. Two of the most popular options are bed and breakfasts and hotels – but which is right for you? Below, we have rounded up the pros and cons of both so that you can make the right decision. Pros of a bed and breakfast Perhaps one of the biggest benefits of a bed and breakfast is that it is more affordable than the traditional hotel. Typically, bed and breakfasts are small family-run establishments, and as such, they can offer a comfortable room and a tasty breakfast at a reasonable price. Another advantage of a bed and breakfast is that the service you receive is likely to be much more personalised than it would be at a hotel. If you need to stay an extra hour…

See the Best of Spain in 7 days by Train

The land of paella, flamenco, tapas, and fiestas, Spain is one of the liveliest European destinations. With a high-speed and first-rate rail network, train travel in the Iberian Peninsula offers unique travel experiences. Are you wondering how to create the perfect travel itinerary for Spain? Don’t be anxious. Below is a 7-day itinerary that will help you discover the most popular and hidden gems of this European country: Day 1 & 2 in Madrid The capital city of Spain is the best place to kick-off your Spain trip. Devouring paella should be at the top of your list during your stay in Madrid. Visit the Real Madrid stadium next to the Santiago Bernabeu station to catch a glimpse of Spain’s football madness. Head towards Puerta del Sol public square in Madrid to savour lip-smacking churros and tapas. Few of the places that you must visit are the Prado Museum, Buen…

Embrace The Vagabond Life & Get Paid For It

We often believe that it is Millennials that demand they have a job that allows them to see the world but, whether or not is has happened through osmosis, people of all generations now want to explore our world. But dreaming of a job that allows you to travel usually ends up just being a dream. But what if you could turn this dream into a reality, and actually live your life on the move? Sure, the salary isn’t always one to write home about but, still, there isn’t a single person that wouldn’t be jealous of your vagabond lifestyle. So, without further ado, here is the pick of the bunch. Flight Attendant / Pilot If you want to see the world then you need to get this one right because those that work on short haul flights rarely get to leave their destination airport. That’s why you’ll want to…

Why you should travel solo

I’ve travelled with groups, family, a single friend, and solo, and I have to say, some of my greatest memories are from the times I was travelling alone. These are the times that I really grew as a person. I was in charge of every decision, and whether these choices worked out well or not was in my hands. Leaving your comfort zone is scary. You get used to being surrounded by friends and family and always having someone to do things with. When you’re travelling solo, you realise that it’s a lot harder to make friends as an adult, you need to go out of your way to be your best and most charming self. But leaving your comfort zone also helps you grow. You get used to being uncomfortable, and quickly embrace being in unfamiliar places with new people and different challenges. And let’s face it, waiting for…

Why I can’t wait to visit Barcelona

Now that I’m based in Europe, I have a list of cities that I simply can’t wait to visit. Top of the list is Barcelona, and it’s a city I’ve been wanting to visit for years. Firstly, the weather is incredible. Even in winter, the coldest it usually gets is around 10ºC, while the hottest it gets in August is around 29º. This is perfect as far as I’m concerned, and I’m definitely looking forward to a summer weekend in Barcelona. I grew up near the beach, and it’s something that I really miss. There’s just something weird about being landlocked, and I often find myself wishing for the sand between my toes. Barcelona is located right on the coast of Spain, and with multiple beaches to choose from, I’ll be spoiled for choice. The culture is another thing that really attracts  me to Barcelona. Here, you can constantly find…

How to Plan Business Trips Using a Travel Management System

Organising business travel can be a complicated and stressful process. Even with loads of comparison sites and apps at your finger tips, planning and booking can still take a long time and result in a mountain of different confirmation emails and tickets. While some companies choose to outsource to a third-party travel management company, there is another option: travel management systems. By using a travel management system, you remain in the driver’s seat and it also makes organising business trips is a faster, more streamline process. Here’s how you can plan a business trip using a travel management system. Create Profiles When manually booking online, you probably have to enter each person’s details every time they travel, which is both tedious and time consuming. However, with Statesman Travel’s system, you can create a profile for each colleague, making repeated booking much faster. Application Updates If you’ve ever planned a business…

Always on the Move: Lifestyle Ideas for Frequent Travelers to Consider

Traveling brings its own particular difficulties and challenges. You have to be able to deal with these things, especially if you’re a frequent traveler who’s always on the move. It can help to change your traveling habits and routines to make life easier for you. Here are some of the very best changes that you should definitely consider. Become a House Sitter This is a great way to cut your overall accommodation costs. If you can make sure that you’re not spending more than you need to in where you stay, you will be able to make your lifestyle more affordable. It’ll also free up some money that you can spend on other things during your travels. So, this is something you should give some serious thought and consideration to. House sitters just look after the property while the owner of it is away and unable to do it themselves.…

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