“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain
Friday December 15th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘International’

Preparing for an International Flight

Preparing for an International Flight

Planning that super cool vacation to some exotic paradise halfway across the globe? Before you go, make sure you use these tips to make your international flight more enjoyable.

Best Sites to Find Travel Deals

Best Sites to Find Travel Deals

The best sites for finding travel deals - whether hotels, flights or package deals at Jay Travels. Travel Agents versus Do-It Yourself Planning and International Travel sites are also discussed.

Understanding Visa Requirements

Understanding Visa Requirements

Always use the US State Department as the final resource for entry/exit requirements around the world. While travel guides and communication between friends may be easier – the database of record is the State Department. At the end of the day, you are responsible for obtaining the proper entry/exit credentials.

Tipping Etiquette When Traveling

Tipping Etiquette When Traveling

To be quite honest, I have been confused on a number of occasions about when and how much gratuity (tip) to a provide when traveling out of the country.  I learned pretty quickly that tipping is not necessary in some countries and in others, it is seen as a form of insult.  The purpose of

Making Calls While Overseas

Making Calls While Overseas

When traveling overseas, we generally take good care in packing whatever we need to make the experience as familiar as possible – whether its toothpaste, laptop, or our camera.  One component that isn’t so easy to bring along is our mobile phone – both for technological and budgetary reasons. It can be useful having a

Egypt – The History of Civilization

Egypt – The History of Civilization

Egypt Travel Review - A once in a lifetime experience. The Great Pyramids and the Sphinx was just the start. Read about my adventures to cosmopolitan Alexandria and Luxor - the cradle of civilization.

Mexico City? – Sí, Señor

Mexico City? – Sí, Señor

Mexico City Travel Review - Mexico City is unlike the more Americanized Cancun – but it is the biggest city in North America. Aztec Ruins and the largest Bull Fighting ring in the world - that's Livin la Vida Loca!

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