Travel Planning

10 Things You’re Forgetting to Pack on a Ski Trip

If you’re new to the slopes, it’s likely that you’re forgetting a few essential items on your packing checklist. The obvious are clear–snowpants, snow boots, heavy sweaters, and large puffy coats to keep you warm. There are a few other items, however, that you’re likely overlooking when it comes to planning the perfect ski trip. Continue reading “10 Things You’re Forgetting to Pack on a Ski Trip” »

Making the Most of Your Travels

When exploring somewhere new, it can be overwhelming to think of all the different things to see and do while there. Regardless of how much planning and mapping you do ahead of time, there are usually countless things you wish you’d had more time for or factored in had you known about them earlier. Popular vacation and tourist destinations are often known for specific landmarks, food restaurants, works of art, festivals, or cultural vibes. So how exactly does one “see it all?”

Picking up city guides at the local visitors center can give you the chance to pick up a map that will save time en route, and help you make the most of the areas you cover. Walking into local shops and asking the employees working there for suggestions on what to see and do usually yields positive results from those who work in the area day in and day out. Getting a City Pass that can be used at several popular attractions, like those offered in New York, Toronto, Chicago and other cities, are often cheaper than paying the regular ticket price to see them independently, which can save you a significant amount of money in the long run.

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