Resort Openings 2019/2020

The 2019/20 ski season is off to a great start with fresh snow at many of our favorite resorts, just in time for opening day! Here is a list of Resort Opening Dates at some of the best resorts in North America. UNITED STATES Utah Alta: 11/29 Brighton: Open Solitude: 11/29 Snowbird: 11/29 Park City: ...

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Learn How to Travel Light

These days, it’s all about how to “travel light” Traveling light simply means that working off the “carry-on” model. This translates to one carry-on sized bag (9″ x 14″ x 22″) and one personal item (9″ x 10″ x 17″)—nothing else. I know it doesn’t sound like a lot of space but it’s plenty. Trust ...

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Portillo, Chile

Nestled in the Andes Mountains, Portillo is The Iconic Chilean Ski Resort. Famous for its epic ski runs and the fabulous poolside vista overlooking the Lake of the Incas, Portillo is Chile’s most well-known ski resort. Die-hard ski fans and Olympic/World Championship skiers flock here during the North American summer to catch some sun and ski Portillo’s ...

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Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado is like Disney World for skiers Valle Nevado is like Disney World for Skiers—You go in the summer; Everything you need is right there; It’s practically guaranteed you’ll have an amazing time, and You leave with memories that last a lifetime. The only downside is that it can be a little expensive (call ...

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The Package Tour is the Way to Go

2017-12-05 Section: ,

Here’s the thing about a Package Tour: In an age of DIY and self-reliance, it might be nice to take a break from all that hard work and let someone else be in charge. A Guided or Package Tour lets you sit back and fully experience and appreciate your surroundings without constantly having to plan out the next step or ...

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Start a Travel Fund

2017-01-02 Section:

Start funding your travels today! Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to travel more in 2017? Well, if you really want to make it happen, start a Travel Fund—do it today. Start saving as soon as possible. You can dial-in a savings plan later. The important thing is to get the ball moving. Take a little ...

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Top 5 Reasons to Use a Travel Guide

2016-07-19 Section:

In an age of countless travel sites, a trusted travel guide can lead you through a forest of hidden fees, gimmicks, and tourist traps. Here are the top 5 reasons to use a Travel Guide over trying to go it alone on the web. Travel Agents/Guides have a lot more to offer than you think. ...

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Let’s talk ‪‎Voltage‬ and Plug Adapters‬

Why you’ll need Adapters/Converters Power voltages vary from country to country. This means—your electronics may not be getting the recommended voltage they were designed for. Most devices—such as cell phones, tablets, and computers—are all multi-use voltage (100V-240V). Things like blow-dryers, clocks, and cameras may not be. This makes them less likely to work in countries ...

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International Driving

2016-05-10 Section: , , ,

International driving is a great experience and can be a total game changer when planning a big adventure abroad. Driving yourself around can sometimes work out to be the easiest and cheapest way to travel to multiple locations. If your travel plans include international driving, here are a few answers to some common question. Do ...

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Wear a Sensible Shoe

Boring (not necessarily) but Practical (always) This seems rather obvious but let’s get one thing straight—we’re talking sensible shoes; not sneakers, not flip-flops, not tennis shoes, or even rubber shoes, and definitely not Crocs. When traveling in foreign countries, nothing says U.S. tourist like sneakers or running shoes. Of course, here in the U.S. people wear ...

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