How Transportation Plays a Key Role in Family Vacations

Travelling requires you to choose between taking the public transportation route or using a car rental service of your choice. Travelling to a new country for the first time can be a life-changing experience. Take the gorgeous city of Abu Dhabi for example. With a thriving culture, an amazing plethora of activities to do, and a wide variety of delicacies to taste, you’re bound to have one of the most memorable trips of your lifetime. As a first time Abu Dhabi visitor, it’s important that you take advantage of car rentals

Basic Field Trip Safety Tips

Getting kids onto a shuttle bus is one of those things that sounds really easy to do until you’re the teacher in charge of making it happen. Corralling all of those children requires some important safety foresight. Creating a plan of action, and executing, will help you remain sane and keep your kids safe on the day of a school field trip. Obtain Consent Be sure that you receive written consent from every parent with a child who will be attending the field trip for that day. Provide detailed information about

How to survive the middle seat

Having to sit through a long haul flight in a middle seat can be a nightmare.  But sometimes passengers just don’t have a choice, especially if the middle seat is the only option. Here are a few tips on how to survive the middle seat.

Try and change it – Although you may have had no option when booking your ticket, you can try calling your airline a few days prior to your flight to see if any aisle seats have become available. If this fails, try

How the Central and Union Pacific Railroads Began

During the 1850s, Congress reviewed surveys for possible routes on a new transcontinental railroad project that would bind the coasts together. It was difficult, at that time, to decide on a Northern or Southern route for the line. One surveyor, who earned himself the nickname “Crazy Judah” for his fervent belief in his own plan, advocated a route along the 41st parallel. It ran through Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada and ended at California. It also needed to cross the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, which would take nothing short of an engineering

Make travel more pleasant with these gadgets

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We all dread long flights. Not only is it painful to be seated in one place so long, but airline entertainment systems tend to be below-average. The only thing to do in such a situation is to pack everything you need to keep you entertained for the duration of the flight. The key here is to be prepared and plan ahead. There is always something that we will forget and regret later when we need it the most. Here are a few items

4 Foods to avoid before flying

Flying can make many anxious with the endless baggage lines and security checks. However, if you consume the wrong foods, you may have a lot more to deal with on your flight. Here are 4 foods to avoid before flying.

Hamburger with fries – Avoid eating a greasy burger followed by fries and a soda. This can cause you to bloat and feel quite uncomfortable in a cramped seat. Therefore move far away from your airport McDonalds or Burger King and choose some water with a pack

Health care abroad

Getting sick on vacation can really change your trip and cause you a considerable amount of hassle, time and money. However, here are some preemptive tips that can help you prepare for both critical and minor health issues.

Learn about your destination – If you are unaware of the medical facilities available in the country you are traveling to, it is best to check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) website on your specific destination.

Check your insurance – You should always take travel

How to Plan Accordingly For Your Trip to Abu Dhabi

Travelling to Abu Dhabi can be a hassle without the right preparations. Abu Dhabi is one of the most underrated travel destinations in all the Middle East. It’s a prideful city that encapsulates every fine cultural aspect that the Middle East has to offer. If you are planning a future trip to Abu Dhabi, it’s important that you prepare in advance, to ensure that you maximize your travel experience. Here are some travel tips that will help make your trip a memorable one. Book in Advance It’s common to delay flight and hotel

The best way to carry money overseas

To carry and make the most of your money overseas, it is best to sit down and do some research beforehand. Firstly, you should assess your options and understand what is the best choice for you. Here are some safe ways to carry your money overseas.

Credit Cards – This option is best for large purchases such as airline tickets, hotel bills, car rentals and restaurant meals. The advantage of using a credit card is that the exchange rate used is at the interbank exchange rate. This

How to Plan a Group Retreat Out of State

Planning a retreat out of state involves foresight to plot out every point in your itinerary. Moving a group of people from one place to another, without losing anyone, gets trickier the less coordinated the trip actually is. If you don’t want to start your retreat off on the wrong foot, you’ll need some tips to help book a shuttle bus, airline flights and plan booking accommodations. Road Trips A charter bus can get your group across state lines, and may be cheaper than paying air fare depending on the distance you