Capturing moments through photos has been something that I have taken a big interest in. I really enjoy taking pictures and am always excited when I get the opportunity to do so. There is something unique about photography, and I absolutely love it. As I am learning more about photography, I have been able to snap some shots that I have grown to love. Below is a selection of some of my favorite travel photos I have taken when traveling. I hope you enjoy the pictures as well as hearing what lessons I learned on these trips! Continue reading →
When on the hunt for low fares, it is important to keep your options open and be flexible. And this year, airfare deals have been fantastic, with trips from various U.S. cities to hot-spot destinations like Europe and Australia ringing in at a fraction of the cost. But are there some deals that don’t need to be chased? As the website The Flight Deal’s motto states, “Just because it’s a great fare doesn’t mean it’s a great deal.” Given some of the horror stories I have heard, airlines like Spirit Airlines may fall into that category.
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For a little travel humor, I share a story that I secretly typed as it happened. It felt like the longest three-and-a-half-hour flight ever, because my seatmate talked this entire time. This is my story.
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.
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!
In a new monthly feature, BarrisTourista will spotlight an adventure travel. This month, Lauren of Outdoorsy Diva, shares highlights of her experience hang gliding in Florida. Here are Lauren’s words:
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!
Name: Adam Winterrowd
Location: Seattle, WA
Occupation: Business Development
Number of Countries Visited: 7
States Visited: 45 out of 50 (I’m missing Alaska and a few in the Northeast)
Last Country Visited: Mexico
If you love BBQ, then you need to be in Long Beach on May 14 to experience delicious barbeque from across the country and to usher in the summer.
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.