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Bad Weather Activities in Chamonix Mont Blanc: Top 10 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Summer in the French Alps

Hiking, climbing and admiring spectacular mountain views are some of the main draw cards for summer visitors to Chamonix Mont Blanc. There are however numerous options for physical, cultural and culinary activities to provide entertainment in bad weather. Access to current Chamonix weather information and forecasts can be found posted on bulletin boards at the base of lift stations, at ...

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Spring Break Canadian Ski Vacation Spots for College Student

Spring Break is just around the corner and thousands of college and university students are wondering where to go in 2011. For those who want to spend their spring vacation partying in the ski lodges, skiing the best of the Canadian courses and enjoying the unbelievable landscape. So here is a list of the Best Canadian Ski Resorts and the ...

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How to Relax on Vacation: Tips for Reducing the Stress of Traveling

With many schools letting out soon for spring break you may be looking for some needed “r & r” (rest and relaxation) time, as your family plans a spring vacation. But, on the other hand, you’ve probably heard the old saying…. “Well, now that I’m back from my vacation, I’m ready for a vacation!” Unfortunately, too many families defeat their ...

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Don’t Let Mosquitos Spoil Your Vacation: What You Should Know About Insect Bites Before You Visit the Tropics

In warm humid climates where annual rainfall can exceed 100 inches, jungle epiphytes are tiny enclosed eco-systems that support fish, frogs, monkeys and birds. Tides fill mangrove estuaries, those shady channels where caimen, poison dart frogs, land giant frigate birds roost. While travelers sightsee in skimpy clothing, mosquitos take advantage of so much bare skin. Disease Transmission While mosquitoes do ...

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Vacation Fun at the Ocean and Inland at Daytona Beach, Florida

Florida vacations have so much to offer visitors. Daytona Beach is a location with a wide variety of activities for all types of interests. From relaxing on the warm sand of the beach to the racing excitement of Daytona International Speedway and everything in-between there’s something for everyone. Race Cars and Motorcycles Draw Enthusiasts Ever since 1948, when the first ...

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Michigan: Mackinaw City Has it All for Family Vacations

Many families spend weekends and summers in Michigan sightseeing. A family vacation to old frontier forts and the National Historic Landmarks of Mackinac Island State Park and Mackinaw City can give both children and adults a sense of being transported through time. On family vacations, visitors can picture themselves living in an earlier era with horses, log houses and Native ...

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Vacation Planning for Families on a Budget: Discovering New Inexpensive Tools to Outline Family-friendly Travel

Planning the perfect vacation for a family takes time and research. Making memorable trips for a family includes finding activities that appeal to each person, age group, and interests in the family. One family might enjoy horseback riding together on a wilderness trail, while another family will seek vacations at theme parks, museums, or chilling at the beach. Brainstorm Together ...

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Passport Validity for Business and Holiday Travel

A passport, if used correctly, is literally a ticket to freedom. However, it doesn’t come with an instruction manual and whilst it may seem fairly obvious how to use it, there are a myriad of requirements and restrictions that affect its validity for entering or transiting. These include passport nationality, duration of stay, expiry date, place of issue, number of ...

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