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Monthly Archives: April 2016

5 Quick Ways to Slim Down For Your Upcoming Trip

For this week’s tip, we focus on five quick ways to slim down for your upcoming trip. We consulted an expert, Dani, a Beachbody coach and creator of Ok, Dani. These are her tips.

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The wellness coach in me cringes whenever a new client comes to me asking how to get in shape quickly for an event. Changing your body doesn’t happen very quickly, and those changes don’t last. I often give tips on how to jumpstart weight loss, but I’m sure to keep up with my clients after their event so they maintain the loss instead of suffering the dreaded yo-yo dieting effect.

There are a few things you can do if you’re a few weeks out from your trip to slim down…. And, if you continue the habits after your trip, you can keep the changes for good!

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Do’s and Don’ts of Glitch Airfare Etiquette

Another amazing glitch has come and gone. This time it was San Francisco or Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand for $220 roundtrip. Oh wait, or is it Miami to Brazil or Panama for $118 round trip? Or what about East Coast cities to Europe for $200 round trip. The point is, these glitch or error airfares are crazy. But some of them could have lasted longer. That’s right, due to novice travelers breaking the cardinal rules of glitch fares, some of these fares ended earlier than they should have, causing some fliers who were in the midst of purchasing or ticketing to get their plans cancelled. Here are the Do’s and Don’ts of glitch airfare etiquette. Spread the word so we can all book more flights. Happy Hunting!

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Teen Travel Chat: A Low-Key Spring Break in Chicagoland

In this month’s Teen Travel Chat, our teen correspondent Brooke discusses her spring break in Chicagoland. 

Spring break 2016 came with a much needed and appreciated breath of fresh air and time to sit back and enjoy being on vacation with my family. Although the school year has at times seemed to go by very slow (like in some of my classes I don’t particularly have an interest in), time has once again made me realize how quick my sophomore year in high school will soon come to an end. It has also forced me to come to terms with the fact that I have to get up before the sun comes up Monday morning. For my spring break this year, my family and I traveled to the Windy City and enjoyed adventuring, eating, and taking it easy.

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How to Save Money on Cruise Excursions

Cruises are a fantastic way to see a number of places quickly and affordably. You meet new people, eat, drink, party, and see the world. But the bill can run up quickly on a cruise. And one key way that the tab gets higher is when people head ashore for shore excursions. So how do you see the best of the island/country/destination without breaking the bank? Check out these tips on how to save money on cruise excursions.

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