Do you really need rental car insurance? You know they’re going to try to sell it to you at the counter right? Here are reasons you should purchase car rental insurance and when it’s not necessary.
Solo travel is on the rise — most of us have started a bucket list and we’ve got places to go and people to see! Traveling alone can be super rewarding. Plus it’s easy and safe these days — when you follow a few simple tips. If you’re planning some solo vacations, here are some great websites, apps, and tips to help you get ready.
Info about toll road discounts. Plus a list of each state’s prepaid toll program. See how & where you can use EZ Pass, SunPass, and other toll passes.
We travel for months at a time on our Harley. See what we pack & how we pack it. Our best motorcycle packing tips for multi-day motorcycle touring vacations.
We take LOTS of motorcycle trips. Here’s a list of 20 things that people typically wouldn’t think of packing for a motorcycle road trip… but you should!
Need to learn a new language fast? Foreign language books are helpful, but boring. Here are 6 unique ways to learn a language AND have fun at the same time!
Travel insurance is a must when traveling for business or vacation. But sometimes people want to skip it to save money. Top reasons to buy travel insurance!
I bet you’ve said, ‘If only I could pee standing up!’ at least once. It’s quicker, easier & cleaner. Now you can, thanks to these female urination devices!
Soon after getting a new motorcycle, I realized that I would need to figure out a way to keep my bangs from sneaking out from under my helmet and slapping me in the face throughout the entire ride. Worse than that… all of the flyaways that refuse to stay tucked up underneath the helmet actually feel like sharp knives when they’re hitting your face at high speeds! Here’s the best solution I’ve found!
If you’re planning a long-distance motorcycle ride in the near future, then you’ll appreciate these tips which we compiled after taking multi-day trips on our Harley. In addition to packing the bare necessities listed on our basic motorcycle checklist, these things are worth considering as well.
A list of all the must-have items that you absolutely MUST pack on long distance motorcycle rides. Plus, little-known tips for packing things in the saddlebags on your motorcycle, and the best motorcycle luggage that is lightweight and fits on the back of your bike.
Info about all the best motorcycle maps (our favorites are made by Mad Maps) as well as mobile phone apps and online programs that help you create custom maps for your own motorcycle trips. Plus, motorcycle map holders and tips for reading maps while your on the bike.
We recently got our first Harley-Davidson motorcycle. We didn’t waste any time before we planned our first long-distance motorcycle trip on our new Harley. Our first 4-day motorcycle trip was from Middle Tennessee to East Tennessee and North Carolina. We rode a number of motorcycle loops near the Tail Of The Dragon. This is our best motorcycle checklist for long-distance trips over several days.
I use my travel pillow more than most. I use it when I’m on a plane AND when I’m camping. Yep, mine is so comfortable that I actually use it for more than just short trips when I need a neck pillow temporarily. I also use it for sleeping.Here’s why this travel pillow is my absolute favorite …and why it has lasted over a decade!
In spite of the fact that many people have a bad history with credit cards and have accumulated a bunch of debt, most insist that they can’t part with them ‘because they are needed for travel.’ Believe it or not, you do NOT need a credit card to travel! Here’s how I took a 10-day trip, booked an airline tickets, hotel rooms, and rental cars with no credit card.
If you are in a car accident — whether minor or major, injuries or no injuries — here are the steps you need to take to protect yourself and others.
Are your car floor mats held securely in place, or do they move around a bit? if they move at all, you need to remove them! Especially the driver’s side floor mat. The reason: people have died when the floor mat got caught on the accelerator pedal.
I didn’t know that you could get your passport online… How easy is that?! Well, you do still have to go somewhere to get your Passport photo taken. And… drop everything off at your local Post Office. But overall, it’s still a lot easier than I imagined it would be!
I recently found these fun facts about cheap luggage…
But since I rarely travel with Jim on business trips anymore, I had no idea that he had actually become SUCH a hotel snob. The hotel in question: The Grand Resort Hotel in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. …Sounds just grande, doesn’t it?
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