Travel Tips

Tips for late night flights and jetlag

By Carol Rowland / August 10, 2022 /

Learning how to best handle the pace of red-eye flights and get over jet lag quickly is a valuable tool to have in your travel pocket, so today I want to share some ideas so you are prepared for your future travels… Tips for late night flights and jetlag At this time of year when…

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Planning Trips with Limited Mobility, Part 2

By Carol Rowland / July 27, 2022 /

Last week I talked about ways to plan travel that accommodates someone with walking issues, and I wanted to share some more ideas and considerations. Planning Trips with Limited Mobility, Part 2 Be outside. I think it’s important to learn about a city by being outside and seeing its people. One obviously easy way to…

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Planning Trips with Limited Mobility

By Carol Rowland / July 20, 2022 /

My article today is inspired by my mom, and our travel over the years. As she became more constrained in her movement and energy-level, I learned to plan very differently, so I share some ideas for creating an awesome trip while accommodating a family member or friend with walking or stamina limitations. Planning Trips with…

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Day of Embarkation Tips

By Carol Rowland / April 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Day of Embarkation Tips

I’m going to embark on the Azamara Onward for its Inaugural voyage, so getting to experience this cruise of the French and Italian Riviera inspires this week’s article, with tips for embarkation day… Day of Embarkation Tips Last week I shared some tips on preparing for embarkation day for a cruise, and today I continue…

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Prepping for Cruise Embarkation

By Carol Rowland / April 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Prepping for Cruise Embarkation

There are always some preparation tips to make any journey go smoother, so today I share a few ideas for preparing ahead for cruise embarkation… Prepping for Cruise Embarkation Before you head to the port for embarkation, there are some things you can do ahead of time at home to make that process go smoothly.…

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What’s your travel mindset?

By Carol Rowland / March 30, 2022 / Comments Off on What’s your travel mindset?

As travel ramps up more, mixed in with all those amazing destinations and fun experiences can be some of the realities of travel – delayed flights, difficult receptionists, confusion on where things are, etc. How you handle some of those inconveniences will greatly affect your overall perception of the trip. A recent travel issue and…

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Lost and Frantic — Dealing with Lost Passports

By Carol Rowland / March 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Lost and Frantic — Dealing with Lost Passports

If you’ve ever had that scary moment of not locating your passport, today’s article steps through what to do if it’s really gone. Lost and Frantic — Dealing with Lost Passports Dealing with Lost Passports As a travel professional, I have a network of colleagues where we exchange ideas, share informed recommendations, and ask for…

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My travel acronym: A B C D – S O S

By Carol Rowland / February 23, 2022 / Comments Off on My travel acronym: A B C D – S O S

Our small group custom tour of Egypt is midway through, and we have already lived some amazing experiences. While enjoying exploring such a fabulous destination, there’s always some logistics associated with travels. Today I share some of my practices for a smooth trip with some unpacking tips… Unpacking Tips while Traveling  A few years back…

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Don’t push the button on that Basic Economy Airfare

By Carol Rowland / January 26, 2022 / Comments Off on Don’t push the button on that Basic Economy Airfare
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My weird travel prep project

By Carol Rowland / January 19, 2022 / Comments Off on My weird travel prep project

With a winter storm headed our way this past Sunday, I used the time to watch the snow and take care of a nerdy project that I’ve been wanting to do to prepare for upcoming travels. Most of tips and ideas I’ve learned by experience, so today I share this idea… Creating your travel medicine…

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