Eating healthy on vacations

A lot of people are really getting into eating well. They are going organic, and doing a lot of research about the best ways to feed these bodies of ours. If you are someone who loves to eat well, even on vacations, you will want to read on. Playa Hotels and Resorts shares your belief in doing good things for your body, and they are committed to giving you some good options.

  • At Hyatt Ziva Cancun, they have a place that does ceviche lunches. It is likely that you are going to find a lot of choices that will help you maintain your diet.
  • Hyatt Zilara Cancun has an excellent chef’s dinner. With this, you will be treated to a six course dinner of very fresh food. This dinner changes each evening, as well as with the seasons.
  • Hyatt Ziva Puerta Vallarta has stuffed jalepenos that are actually good for you. They are stuffed with tuna instead of your normal cheese and sausage stuffing.
  • Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos has a great Japanese restaurant. The food here is very authentic, there will be a lot of healthy options.

What do you think? I would love to help answer any questions you might have.

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Taking children on a an international vacation might not be the best

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Parents only get eighteen years to spend with their kids. Sometimes young adults love going on vacations with their families, others couldn’t be paid to travel with their families. So parents usually want to give their kids the best vacation experience possible. And of course, that means taking them on these exotic vacations, doesn’t it?

The answer to that is , no, not necessarily, especially when you have young children. Young children love tradition when it comes to their vacations. Do you love going to the beach? Pick one beach, maybe even just one hotel, and return there each summer for a week or so. And then decide on one or two places you will go each holiday season.Children just want consistency.

 

And a big part of that is.. Little kids don’t really like trying new things. They tend to get overwhelmed with all the different things. They do not like trying new things, especially when it comes to new foods. Special times to them are all about getting ice cream, having hours on end of pool or beach time with their parents, and ordering whatever they want to eat.

You’ll know your own children better than anyone, but ten is a good age to usually start looking at taking your kids to other countries. They’re usually old enough to understand cultural differences. They’re curious about the world and how everything works.

Have you taken your kids on an international trip? How did that go?

Plans for Memorial Day

I should let you know that I am going to be buy this coming weekend, and so I’m not sure how much I will be posting. We’ll just see how everything works out.

Okay, this is a little embarrassing, but I wasn’t exactly sure what Memorial Day actually celebrates. I knew it had to do with soldiers, but beyond that… To me, Memorial Day is mostly a day to relax, be with family and friends, things like that. When I was a kid, it was the day we hoped to be out of school by.. Anyway, I looked it up, and it is a day to remember those who have died for our country.. Anyway, for those who want to get away for the long weekend, here are some ideas.

  • For those who live on the West Coast, you might want to go to Los Angeles. This is your chance to see where the stars live and work. It is usually wisest to stay somewhere besides the actual city, unless you simply can not get enough of the crowds. The Miramount Indian Wells Resort and Spa has a nice package for you. Anyone staying with them for a long weekend will receive a free beverage, a $25 credit on your meal each evening and free fitness classes.
  • A lot of people love to vacation in Florida. But let’s get a little more specific. Let’s look at a place called Not Your Average Hotel which is in Key West. Here you will be able to have up to six people in a room, each with his own bed. This hotel will arrange the room in the way that suits you. And there is no additional charge for bringing more guests.
  • Wanting to go somewhere more exotic, but don’t have a passport? Why don’t you try Puerto Rico? You will want to stay in the San Juan Marriott. This place feels like one big summer party all year long. You will have access to delicious food historic forts to explore, and some great shopping.

 

I would love to know your thoughts on any of this is. And of course, I would love to help you book any trips you want. Please let me know.

The Galley Bay Resort and Spa

Maybe it’s because I’m a travel agent, but I seem to notice TripAdvisor’s stickers in a lot of shops and restaurants. I even saw it when I on my big trip. So I know that this travel website has this huge reach. So when they call a resort, “Among the ten top resorts in the Caribbean”, we might wants to listen to them. So let’s take a look at what this place has to offer.

This all-inclusive resort is set in forty acres of a lush garden. If you choose to stay in the hotel itself, you will get a view of their beautiful beach. You will also be able to choose between a room and a suite. But are you looking for the utmost in privacy? You will want to try one of their cottages which are all right beside their lagoon. The cottages will also have their own plunge pools.

There are three full service restaurants on this resort. You will be able to choose between a buffet or a  la carte breakfast. All lunches will be a la carte, and it looks like dinner will be the same. They have one Caribbean restaurant that is pretty nice and will allow you a nice quiet dinner. There is also a restaurant that is more like a grill place and is, of course, much less formal.

But okay, besides eating and sleeping, what is there to do? Well, they have some great beaches , a lovely pool, and since they have water, there are all kinds water sports. They have a fitness center and tennis courts. They also have a library.

I would love to know your thoughts about any of this. I would also love to help you book any trips.

Best time to book flights/About travel insurance

Should you book your flight the second you know you are going somewhere? Should you wait until the last week or two? Is it different depending on where you are going?

  • In general, it is best to book somewhere between two and four months
  • Flights to Mexico and the Caribbean should be booked even earlier than that.
  • It is best to book a flight from the United States to East Asia three months in advance. You should book a trip to Europe one hundred days out.

And now, since that didn’t take long, l’s talk about travel insurance.. This is something no one likes to think about, but things can go wrong when you’re on vacation. You can get sick. Worse, a family member might get sick and it could be necessary to fly home early. Or what happens if your flights get cancelled or something like that? These are all instances where travel insurance can help. Allianz is probably the best travel insurance provider out there. You will be reimbursed for the different aspects of your trip when something comes up that is beyond your control.

Research shows…

Today we are going to look at some different travel news. First, there is good news, more families are planning to do some traveling this summer. According to one survey, three out of four Americans are planning to at least go out of town for one long weekend. And by long weekend, I mean taking at one extra day off of work. And more people are opened to taking a spontaneous weekend getaway. A lot of Americans are also considering taking a bleisure trip, which is simply mixing business with pleasure.

So where are Americans going for their vacations? As in summers past, Orlando and Cancun are among the top favorites. Vegas is another favorite. Places like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Maui, Honolulu and Seattle are also popular places to vacation. Most people are planning to travel inside the United States, but of those who are traveling outside of our fair country, Mexico and the Caribbean are the most Popular destinations.

This is kind of surprising, considering the several upsets we’ve had over the last couple weeks, but people are generally pretty happy with airlines these days. But you have to remember that people are looking at all aspects of flying. Costs are down. And overall, people are treated pretty well.

I would love to know you’re thoughts about all this. I would also love to help you book your vacations.

 

 

I have a lot I would like to do with my business. I have set up another Facebook account and am trying to meet people and joins business groups. I’m still trying to write articles and get them out..

But today let’s talk about Europe and some ways you may be able to do things less expensively. Okay, I know that Europe is considered one of the hot destinations, it is also considered one of the more expensive. But Europe does not have to be expensive. Some travel agents specialize in European travel. Now let me make it clear, I do not specialize in Europe, but I can ask around and get answers to any questions we have.

Going on a tour is one of the ways you can do Europe cheaper. They have a lot of connections with hotels and things. If you don’t want to travel with a group, at least travel with a friend.

You might also go in the fall when everyone else has left. You’ll still be able to enjoy basically the same weather. You’ll also be enjoying less crowded everything.

Taking a short trip is another way to save money. Go on several shorter trip and you’ll do better..

 

Tips for a Norwegian cruise to Cuba

Cuba is starting to see some mixed results. Airlines are starting to pull back, unsure of what the future might hold for the future of the United States’ relationship with Cuba. But most cruiselines are going full steam ahead. Today let’s look at some of what Norwegian has to offer.

  • A lot of the time, you will have to pay for your drinks, especially if you want adult beverages. But that is not the case on these cruises. The major exception to  this is top shelf liquors, and this is kind of strange to my, but it looks like you also have to pay for bottled water. That might just be from your inroom fridge
  • The ship that now sails to Cuba used to be part of the Hawaiian fleet. You are going to find a lot of the Hawaiian decor there.
  • There is a nice splash pool. And while it is listed as a children’s attraction, anyone and everyone plays in this pool. There is also a whirlpool nearby. This sounds like a great place for young families to enjoy together.

The shows are not as spectacular as the ones on their larger ships. But there are a couple of shows that you are sure to enjoy.

 

I would love to know your thoughts about this. I would also love to help you book a cruise.

Getting more out of Disney

Going to Disney World in the summer is probably every child’s dream come true. It may also  one of parents’ worst nightmares. Summer is by far one of Disney’s busiest times. The holiday season is also a very busy time for Disney. Today let’s look at some tips that might help.

  • It is important to remember that you don’t have to buy all your food the park. That can make your trip quite expensive. You will want to look up the park’s policies, [honestly, I can’t remember right off how many parks Disney World actually has]. But you should be allowed to take some snacks and drinks into each park.
  • Staying at a Disney resort does give you some perks, like getting into the parks early. And frankly, staying at a resort is the only way you will be guaranteed to get into into the parks. Booking your trip early will help keep your costs down.
  • There are always going to be crowds at Disney, unless you pull your children out of school. But there are also apps that will help you figure out which attractions are the least in use at a time.

Have you been to Disney World? I would love to know your thoughts. I would also love to help book your next trip. Please let me know.

Preparing for a vacation

When you go on a vacation, there are some things you should do in order to get ready. Let’s look at some of these.

  • Do you have pets? I know that some people want to take their pets the places they go. But sometimes that just isn’t an option. There are kennels that are reasonably priced. A lot of singles would also be also be happy to housesit.
  • If you are going to be gone more than a week , and you won’t have anyone staying at your house, you will want to stop your mail.
  • You will want to do your best to leave things in good shape. But you don’t want to overwork yourself. It’s best not to leave on vacation completely worn out. Be rested so you can enjoy yourself.
  • If you have to let your work know an where you are, do. At the same time, you don’t want to make yourself today available. You might want to try leaving your hotel phone number instead of your cell.