Every year on the 9th month of the lunar calendar, millions of Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset for 30 days. To us, it’s not just about fasting from food and water, but about spiritual reflection as well. It’s a month of increased prayer, charity and hospitality. It’s also a time to refrain from bad behavior and thoughts – think cursing, gossiping, and all the other habits that you promised yourself you’d break on January 1st ;). I’m sharing with you some tips on what to expect when traveling to a Muslim-majority country during Ramadan, as well as a few rules to follow in order to be respectful of local cultures during this time. Click to read more!View Post
Travel tips to ensure your trip is the best it can be.
What in the world is an error fare? I’ve been talking about them quite a lot on Snapchat and Facebook as of late, but I finally put together a post about it. Error fares are essentially booking site and airfare glitches – and if take advantage of them, you can save hundreds of dollars on flights! Read this to learn everything you want to know about error fares and start saving money today!View Post
People seem to love road trips and I’m often faced with disbelief when I tell people it’s still my least favorite form of travel. When you live in Los Angeles, you spend an ungodly amount of time in your car. So needless to say, the idea of spending extra time in my car doesn’t exactly have me screaming “vacation!” Recently, road trips have started to grow on me. I’d still prefer pretty much any other mode of transportation to get me from point A to point B, but I’ve finally learned some tricks to make road trips fun…or at the very least, bearable. Check out these 11 tips for a road trip that doesn’t suck!View Post
When thinking of the “perfect” travel companion, I realized that there are a lot of aspects that go into deciding who you’re going to travel with. Travel, no matter how fun and exciting, oftentimes requires quite a bit of logistical maneuvering – and this can be difficult if you and your companion(s) don’t see eye to eye. So I’ve come with a list, if you will: the guide to picking the perfect travel companion. Check out these guidelines to make sure your trip buddy is someone you want to travel with again and again!View Post