Ways to Eat Cheap and Save on Food While Travelling on Vacations

October 30, 2014 - While on vacation, taking such a measure may be very difficult especially if you are a food lover. Among other aspects such as accommodation and entertainment, food consumption proves to be on the forefront in emptying one's pocket. Your satisfaction should however, not be sacrificed. Several ways to do this are as listed below: … [Read more...]

Day Trip to Virgin Gorda From Tortola

If you are visiting Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and are looking for a day trip to Virgin Gorda, this is what I suggest: 8:00 a.m. - Call Speedy's, and reserve a car: 284.495.5235 http://www.bviferries.com/rentals.html Take the 9:00 a.m. Speedy's ferry to Virgin Gorda from Road Town, buy the round trip ticket. When you … [Read more...]

Khoy’s Mailing Service in BVI

Khoy's Mailing and Delivery Service is located on Main Street in Road Town, Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Their contact information is: 284.494.4539 (phone) 284.494-8391 (fax) khoyms@hotmail.com (e-mail) They are on Main street, across from St. Georges Anglican Church, between two large pink buildings. If you are on … [Read more...]

Camino de Compostela Tours: A Wonderful Way to Explore Northern Spain

World travelers and vacationers know the best tours in Spain can sometimes be those that are off the beaten path; Camino de Compostela tours is one such journey. Globetrotters, both new and seasoned, can enjoy the scenic beauty of Northern Spain, while also engaging in one of the oldest religious pilgrimages known in the world. The History The … [Read more...]

Marriage Travel Tips

U.S. embassy and consulate personnel cannot perform marriages in foreign countries. Depending on the law of the foreign country, local civil or religious officials generally perform marriages.  Marriages performed overseas are considered valid in the country where they take place if they are entered into in accordance with local law.  Recognition … [Read more...]

What To Do If You Lose Your Passport

Report a lost or stolen valid passport immediately! For passports lost or stolen overseas, please contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. If your passport has been lost or stolen, please see additional information oncompromised identities and identity theft. TO REPORT YOUR LOST OR STOLEN U.S. PASSPORT Report Your Valid Passport … [Read more...]

11 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

What is your carbon footprint you ask? A measure of the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by a single endeavour or by a company, household, or individual through day-to-day activities over a given period. Air travel is unavoidable as we embark on global adventures, discovering new cultures and countries. However, a … [Read more...]

Current Travel Warnings

Travel Warnings are issued when long-term, protracted conditions that make a country dangerous or unstable lead the State Department to recommend that Americans avoid or consider the risk of travel to that country. A Travel Warning is also issued when the U.S. Government's ability to assist American citizens is constrained due to the closure of an … [Read more...]

Passport FAQs

How much does a U.S. passport cost? The cost of your U.S. passport will depend on the type of passport you request and how quickly you need it. See Passport Fees for more information on the cost of a U.S. passport book or a U.S. passport card and all associated services. I have a life or death emergency overseas and need a passport. What should … [Read more...]

Destin Florida in the Winter

You missed out on a perfect February day in Destin, Florida. It was a day with temps around 62 degrees, a light breeze and the bluest skies I seen in a long time. So I headed out to Gary’s house to take a bike ride. The traffic was light, the Gulf was light emerald green and clear as I rode over the Destin bridge. I saw a lot of motor cycles, … [Read more...]