Spring Break

The flowers are blooming. The birds are singing. The sun is shining.

Spring break is just around the corner and I am sure I’m not the only one who is getting excited about it.

My kids ask me every day, “How many more days until spring break?” but the other question that I keep hearing is, “Are we going anywhere?”

Sadly, this year, we won’t be off on some grand adventure for spring break because of job constraints but this made me think about all the other fun spring break trips we have taken in the past.  I thought it would be fun to share some of those with you and some of the things we learned along the way.

So hope you enjoy my Spring Break Series!

The Unexpected Journey 

Several times on this blog, we will discuss tips and suggestions to help you plan out your next vacation. Usually, you have weeks or even months to plan that perfect vacation, but what about those unexpected trips that come up?

Sometimes, we find out about a trip we need to take at the last minute and those are usually not trips for relaxation. The trips I’m talking about are when we go out of town for a family emergency. Continue reading “The Unexpected Journey “

TripIt Pro: Like a Helping Hand for Travel

Other than a representation of the world’s oldest cell phone (pane three), Tripit tracks your trips and helps you organize your life.

There’s enough you have to keep track of when traveling.

  • What gate are we flying out of?
  • Am I boarding at 4:20 or is the plane leaving then?
  • What is the address to the hotel?
  • Did I rent from Hertz or Enterprise this time?

Tripit has been around for a while and seasoned road warriors (and their admins) love it. Continue reading “TripIt Pro: Like a Helping Hand for Travel”

Three Cyber-Security Threats To Avoid While Traveling

No question that the proliferation of digital devices multiplied by the amount of data that we share online or in the cloud creates additional opportunities for us to lose control of our sensitive information or even risk privacy leaks that put us at risk.

Here are three security risks you can avoid while traveling this holiday season: Continue reading “Three Cyber-Security Threats To Avoid While Traveling”

5 Holiday Travel Tips

With the Holiday season officially upon us and the busiest day of travel a few short hours away, I began thinking back to the many trips I’ve taken with my family, both the successes and the misses. Since the laundry isn’t done yet (and our own travel bags aren’t yet packed) I thought it would be fun to come up with a list of 5 travel tips I’ve learned to help us (and you) enjoy the best parts of this holiday season. Continue reading “5 Holiday Travel Tips”