Travel Tips & Advice

  • Hints For Lightweight Traveling

    By OAJ on September 17, 2014
      Traveling lightly is a kind of modern art form in this increasingly criss-crossed world, seemingly practiced effortlessly by a certain gifted few. Yet, help is at hand! The hints below break it down so soon you too can be traveling with streamlined ease, regardless of whether you are a business frequent flyer, or a free spirited wanderer. Invest in […]
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  • AquaVault: Securing Your Things While at Beach or Pool

    By OAJ on September 7, 2014
    So a dilemma arises when you’re at the beach. You want to go in the water, splish-splash around like a dolphin, but you’re in a strange foreign land, let’s call this place Miami (it’s a world city where crime is a bit rampant), and knowing the crime statistics you don’t want to head out to the water without securing your […]
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  • Life as a StandBy

    By Jill Kozak on September 4, 2014
    I’m in Sydney, Australia after a month-long backpacking trip and I’m exhausted, looking forward to nothing more than some blissful shut-eye on the long journey back to Los Angeles. My back aches from having 40 pounds strapped to it and I’m thinking it would be divine to check it as luggage and sleep deeply. I look around, envious of revenue-paying […]
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  • Seven Reasons Why Tenerife Needs to Be Your Next Vacation Destination

    By OAJ on August 30, 2014
    Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain with an area of just over two thousand square km.  It has a very moderate climate and is often referred to as “Isla de la Eterna Primavera.  In English this means “Island of Eternal Spring.”  It is a great place to visit for families, couples, and single […]
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  • Things to See and Do in Barcelona

    By OAJ on August 29, 2014
    Barcelona, Spain should definitely be on everyone’s bucket list.  Millions of people visit this city every year and it is unmistakably where you should go if you are looking for a cultural experience.  The art, the architecture, and the museums are just a few of the things you can look forward to.  The beautiful beaches are just an added bonus […]
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  • The Wild Life of Africa

    By OAJ on August 28, 2014
      The big five is a term that big game hunters came up for the hardest animals to catch on foot in Africa. The hardest animals to catch are the Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Cape Buffalo, and the Rhinoceros. All five are known for their ferocity when cornered by hunters. There is a great  travel quiz which has more information on this subject. […]
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  • Hammock Moments: Finding Your Beach Bliss along the Andaman Coast

    By OAJ on August 28, 2014
    In Southern Thailand there is an area called the Andaman Coast, home to some of the most unspoiled and idyllic beaches available. Travelers have been arriving in this area’s islands for decades to swim, sunbathe and find there bliss in one of the world’s natural beauty spots. Southern Thailand attracts a huge amount of annual visitors and is thought of […]
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  • Finding & Planning For The Right Honeymoon Paradise

    By OAJ on August 22, 2014
    Bali, the Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Kenya, The Maldives … what do these destinations all have in common? They are regular honeymoon destinations, of course. Where you go on your honeymoon is obviously entirely down to your personal interests and preferences, but for the regular, lie on a beach and chill the hell out, spending quality time together, and being […]
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  • Between Nature and Nightlife: the Less Obvious Charms of Ayia Napa

    By OAJ on August 20, 2014
    Ayia Napa in south-eastern Cyprus is renowned as a party destination for holidaymakers in search of beaches and booze. However, if you scratch the surface of the resort, you’ll find it has more going for it than just bars and booze. There’s no denying that you can drink and dance and relax on beaches to your heart’s content if you […]
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  • A New Look at Taking a Dip at the Pool

    By OAJ on August 18, 2014
    Take out the bikini or the swim trunks, pack that pool bag, put the windows down and turn up the music. It’s a pool day! Everyone’s favorite summer activity. People sit at the lounge chairs, either lather on sunscreen, or maybe the tanning oil while enjoying the sun’s warmth. The pool is there to relieve you when you’re too hot […]
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