Most of us can’t afford to fly in the lie-flat, luxury that business class provides, aside from the occasional splurge upgrade that forces your wallet to cringe with guilt. This doesn’t mean that you can’t come prepared and make your in-flight experience feel like a luxurious jaunt through the cloud laden sky. I’ve highlighted a number of products to add to your carry-on checklist to ensure your long-haul flight is comfortable and doesn’t feel quite…

Ernest Hemingway called it a “Moveable Feast”.  Thomas Jefferson said, “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in The Point of Life”. If you are looking for a no frills travel guide to the most wonderful city in the world, then you’ve come to the right place. There are endless things do and see in the city of lights, but if you only have a few days, then what’s worth it…

We’ve put together a list of the top 10 last minute Christmas gift ideas for that traveler and wanderlust addict in your life. I’ve tried to include a mix of devices, cosmetics, and gifts that make air travel, packing and capturing memories from all of your adventures a bit easier for you. Enjoy! A cork board map to chart all of your wish list and past destinations. Moisture mist to keep your skin flawless during…

Arriving from Montreal after a 3 hour train trip through the cold, Canadian November air, we take a taxi up a hill and within just five minutes, it appears in front of us, the most photographed hotel in the world: Chateau Frontenac. Built in the 1890’s, the best way that I can describe this wonderful edifice is a mix between the castle from Beauty and the Beast and perhaps another fairy tale mansion.  The town of…

Jet lag can put a damper on your wildest of plans. For the longest time, I considered Europe and Southeast Asia the two areas of the world that housed my most prized travel bucket list items and unfortunately, those two sections of the map come with some serious internal clock struggles. However, I recently discovered that traveling and exploring cultures unlike your own doesn’t automatically require long flights, dehydration, and caffeine overload (although I will…

This October, I got to go on my first business trip. Hooray! Finally #adulting. A huge group of us from my company Capterra, attended the DreamForce conference in San Francisco which boasts over 170,000 attendees. It was an overwhelming 4 days of selling, schmoozing, and hoofing it from meeting to meeting to talk  with clients.  Silicon Valley is a living, breathing earthquake of new ideas and the center of ingenuity in the world of technology.…

Thanksgiving is a time where we express gratitude. Gratitude for family, safety, love, financial stability, and a never ending list of items that we cherish in this country. Travel has given me many things, but most of all, it has provided me with a lens of gratitude for the experiences that have brought me closer to understanding how different life is for most people in this world. The first time I traveled to Morocco, it…

A first class ticket to Bali and 3 nights stay at the Four Seasons are no longer out of reach. With these top rated travel cards you can travel like royalty. Travel Rewards Cards are an incredible way to make expensive overseas travel a reality for those of us that aren’t driving Range Rovers or spending our days jetting around in our private planes. I’ve listed my top 4 favorite travel cards for the average…

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