Category

Travel Tips

09
Sep

Travel Tip Tuesday: Travel Guide Books Decoded Part I

A quick glance down the travel book aisle at Barnes and Noble is enough to make a bright-eyed globe trotter toss in his passport and run for cover. The market is inundated with guide books promising would-be buyers the best accommodations, the most recently updated dining options, the highest user reviews or the most preciously...
Read More
02
Sep

Travel Tip Tuesday: The List that Keeps on Giving

What was the last list you made? “To-Do at Work?” “To-Do after Work?” “Groceries?” “Errands?” “Chores?” We are a list-making society, with a whopping 76% of Americans and 77% of Italians admitting to making and following at least one list. We use them at work, at home and when we travel. But, what if I could...
Read More
27
Aug

Guest Blogger Britni: 13 Things to Do or See in Spain

This is my first time guest blogging and I’m really excited about it because I love My Bella Vita. I hope to get out to Italy one of these days myself but haven’t had the time or money yet. Three years ago, though I went to Spain on a study abroad program and fell in...
Read More
26
Aug

Travel Tip Tuesday: Car Rental Companies and Fine Print – Who Can You Trust?

Running a bed and breakfast definitely has its perks – such as meeting interesting people, learning about new places and never having a shortage of topics for Travel Tip Tuesdays . Not that I use our guests or anything. But sometimes guests have specific travel-related issues that we help them sort through . And then...
Read More
19
Aug

Travel Tip Tuesday: Top Five BT Magazine Travel Tips

Budget Travel Magazine is the *best* travel magazine of all time. There, I said it! It’s also one of the only magazines I’ve ever subscribed to for more than one year, and although I’ve now moved far and away where the paper pages allude me, I’m only a mouse click away from all the fun. Meanwhile...
Read More
12
Aug

Travel Tip Tuesday: Be the Most Hated Person on the Plane

The possible Travel Tip Tuesday themes to evolve from my latest stateside adventure are too many to list today … lost luggage, stolen contents, airline strikes, airline accountability … ahhh, but don’t worry. We’ll get to those. Today’s tip covers the most intrinsic rule of all seemingly common sense rules of travel. And yes. There...
Read More
05
Aug

Travel Tip Tuesday: The Best Travel is FREE Travel

  And now through September 1, 2008 TravelZoo is giving away TONS of FREE travel. That’s right! Thirteen weekly winners can select a free trip from the weekly Top 20 list and one grand prize winner will win the whole dang thing! Can you imagine relaxing on a Italian-stud driven gondola along the Venetian canals,...
Read More
29
Jul

Guest Blogger Andrea: Free City Tour Downloads

You know the saying, “The best things in life cost twenty-dollars!” Just checking to see if you were paying attention. You really know the saying is “The best things in life are FREE!” And that can be so true particularly when you are traveling. Let’s imagine for a minute you are in beautiful, fabulous Rome and you’re about...
Read More
22
Jul

Travel Tip Tuesday: Five Tips for Reducing Jet Lag

Imagine this. You spend years saving for that once-of-a-lifetime intercontinental vacation. You spend months planning details, from tracking down the iciest mint mojitos, to the most exotic thatched-roof tiki huts, to the best, and most renowned, jungle tour of the water rapids. You spend weeks packing your suitcases and e-mailing your itinerary to everyone from your Grandpa John...
Read More
15
Jul

Guest Blogger Geggie: Travel Tip Tuesday – Hotel Reviews in the US

Don’t you just *love* when good things happen all at once? Like today for instance. It is Travel Tip Tuesday, it is the 15th of the month (so time for a review) and it is Part II of Hotel Reviews by guest blogger Geggie of So … What Else, What Else, What Else? It’s a...
Read More
1 10 11 12 13 14