Tips & Tricks

Travel Talk: How to Include Your Middle Schooler

Travel Talk: How to Include Your Middle Schooler

In the spirit of the new school year… This is my 7th year teaching middle schoolers. Yay! Another year has begun. And over the years, I have found that a middle schooler wants the same thing we, as adults, want: respect. Granted, respect, in most […]

Motion Sickness: Tackling the Traveler’s Worst Nightmare

Motion Sickness: Tackling the Traveler’s Worst Nightmare

Motion sickness can be a traveler’s worst enemy. It can present as fatigue, nausea, dizziness, or just general discomfort, but no matter what your experience, it can put a damper on any person’s travels. Below are ten strategies and items you can use to calm […]

The #1 Mistake I Made Traveling Japan with a Toddler

The #1 Mistake I Made Traveling Japan with a Toddler

Traveling Japan with a young toddler can be tough. This is what my husband and I quickly realized on our first trip to Japan since our little one was born. My husband’s concern prior to our trip: How can a 14 month old appreciate all […]

3 Language Learning Apps to Try Before Your Next Trip

3 Language Learning Apps to Try Before Your Next Trip

Hello! Bonjour! 你好!こんにちわ! ¡Hola! Welcome to my favorite part of traveling the world: learning languages! Learning even the most basic phrases has the ability to change the way your adventure goes. Not only are locals more willing to help a traveler attempting to speak their […]

Breathe: 3 Exercises to Ease Travel Anxiety

Breathe: 3 Exercises to Ease Travel Anxiety

Take a moment and just breathe. Traveling can be a source of stress for anyone, especially for those who suffer from daily anxiety. Breathing deeply reduces your anxiety by increasing the oxygen flowing to your brain and stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system (also known as […]

10 Smart Strategies to Ease Travel Anxiety

10 Smart Strategies to Ease Travel Anxiety

Travel is such a wonderful and eye opening venture. It comes with various levels of excitement, fear, happiness, and anxiety. For someone who suffers on a daily basis from any kind of anxiety disorder, travel can seem like a near impossible feat to conquer. I […]