Buying a Travel Solar Charger for Your Next Trip?

A travel solar charger is a great purchase for anyone who likes to travel. This portable energy device is easy to use and runs off of the sun’s energy. A portable charger does not need any international voltage adapters because it never needs to be plugged into electricity. You will not have to worry about what adapter is used in the country you are going to; just bring your solar charger with you.

Portable energy has long been talked about among fanatical energy conservatists. It no longer is only for those people who …

Big Savings on Gas While you Travel!

Gas prices are soaring! This has resulted in elevated travel expenses. If you travel by car, YOU have some control over the costs.

Here are some ways to save money on gas:

* Switch to synthetic motor oil. It reduces engine friction and may make your car a little less ravenous at the gas station. (There are brands available claiming 5%-20% increases in fuel economy.)

* Use the manufacturer’s recommended grade of oil. Manufacturer specs are based on what is best for your specific vehicle.

* Buy gas with the recommended octane rating.

Be Part of a Big Traveling Nurses Association

With the ever growing popularity of travel nursing, some are confused on what really is the job of traveling nurses. So what is travel nursing anyway? Well, in its simplest form, travel nursing refers to providing nursing services for a short term assignments to medical facilities that lack nurses.

With the shortage of nurses across the country, various hospitals and medical centers have introduced this alternative way that will answer the shortage issues. The assignments of traveling nurses are made through agencies that specialize in travel nursing.

The agency normally provides the nurse …

Aromatherapy – Essential Oils For Your Journeys

Going on a trip is usually thought of as a wonderful experience, one that you and your family may have planned and looked forward to for some time. To have the most fun – to get the most out of the experience – it’s important that you and your loved ones have the means to overcome those little ailments and discomforts that can make the experience range from mildly unpleasant to downright unbearable. How can we include a little ‘Trip Insurance’ to our already overstuffed closets or RVs? Aromatherapy has an answer with …

8 Tips For Traveling With Your Dog

Just because you have a dog doesn’t mean you have to stay home all the time. If you plan ahead and take a little care, it is easy and fun to travel with your dog.

Here are some tips to make the trip easier on both you and your pet:

1. Get your dog used to riding in the car by taking him on short trips. Go to fun places like the dog park, the fast food drive through (where you can feed him bits of meat from your burger), or to visit …

5 Diabetes Travel Tips

Planning ahead when you travel reduces stress. This is particularly important for a diabetic. These 5 diabetes travel tips are simple to implement and crucial to your diabetic management. They are particularly important if you are traveling abroad.

1) Have a pre-travel check-up. Make sure your A1C blood sugar levels; your blood pressure and your cholesterol levels are OK. Get the appropriate shots for any country you plan to visit.

2) Wear a diabetes medical ID. Ideally it should be in the language spoken in the country you’re visiting. Not everyone speaks your …

5 Ways to Utilize GPS Technology While Traveling


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If you have managed to do any research on GPS navigation systems I’m sure you’ve come across countless nifty features that these devices have in common. While not all devices utilize the very same technology, it is great to know that cell phones today in addition to handheld auto navigation systems are utilizing technology that make travel and locating lost children, pets, and other loved ones a little bit easier to manage in today’s hectic world.

There are many ways that the technology …

Traveling by RV: The Importance of Mapping Out Your Route

Have you recently decided that you would like to take a trip, namely a trip where you will be traveling by RV? If you have, you have a number of important decisions to make, such as, you will have to make important decisions involving an intended travel route. In fact, mapping out your planned route is an important component of having a safe and successful trip.

As nice as it is to hear that you should map out your intended travel route well in advance of your trip, you may be looking for …

Traveling By RV: Summer Travel Tips

Did you just recently purchase an RV? Or, have you decided that you would like to rent a motor home? If so, you may be interested in taking an RV trip this summer. As with any other season, there are a number of steps that you can and should implement to improve the overall enjoyment and safety of your upcoming RV trip.

Perhaps, the most important step that you should take, before leaving in your RV this summer is to have it inspected. Is your motor home fit to travel during the summer? …

Tips for Planning a Last Minute RV Trip

As an RV owner, you know the joy and freedom of being able to come and go as you please. This is a nice luxury that many don’t have. Since you, as an RV owner, do have the freedom to come and go as you please, you may be interested in taking a last minute RV trip. If so, the following tips may be able to help you do so.

One of the most important things to do for an RV trip involves mapping out your route. In all honesty, it doesn’t matter …

Tips for Winter Travel By RV

When we think of traveling by RV, one of the first thoughts that come to mind is summer. Although summer is known as one of the most popular times to travel by motor home, it is important to remember that you do not have to limit yourself. In fact, many RV owners travel by motor homes all year round, including in the winter.

As previously stated, winter is a great time to travel by RV. With that being said, there are some dangers associated with doing so. To help ensure that your next …

Bryce Canyon – a stunning travel destination

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The state of Utah is home to lots of beautiful National Parks, and Bryce Canyon National Park ranks as one of the three most magnificent and awe inspiring.

First, Bryce Canyon isn’t a canyon, it’s the spectacular edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau, a place where intricately carved towers and archways of stone shimmer in a dazzling array of color under the bright sun.

The rock in Bryce Canyon is composed of layer after layer of sedimentary deposits, deposited millions of years ago, when the area was at the bottom of a lake. …

Arizona!

The Grand Canyon State, is a unique place; the weather in AZ is so warm, that one could wear shorts all year around. In fact, I do!

This is because I live in the AZ desert. Arizona has many, many diverse areas that have different environmental landscapes. The northern part of Arizona, right around the Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon, gets more rainm and is considerably cooler than the southern region of the state. On the west side of the state, are the lower deserts and the Colorado river, it’s warm. Yuma, Lake …

Tips to Get You Started with Tent Camping

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Popular Travel Destinations in Utah

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When looking for a desert expedition and trekking ranges with a beautiful view, the western state of Utah is the way to go. Treading the busy roads and bus stops you are bound to be astounded by the inherited landscape and arid deserts and sand dunes. A multitude of Rocky Mountains and creek reservoir makes it the ultimate adventure for all the travel folks visiting this pleasant state of America. Utah has quite the reputation for attracting adventure thirsty travellers to try its explorative quests.

Great Salt Lake:
Looking for a quiet escape …

5 Tips to Better Compose Your Nature Travel Photos

Winding Path to Jack Longstreet's CabinAn Article By: Catherine Cairns-OKeefe from www.SprinkleGoodness.com

You’re driving along in your RV and you see the most stunning scenery.

You find a safe place to stop. You get out your camera and snap away.

All is great. But when you look at your photos later, do you find yourself wondering why your photos don’t always justify how amazing the view is?

If yes, today’s photo tips can help you.

They’ll put you on the first step towards taking the types of photos that are so good, you could even sell them if …

Whitewater Rafting in Oregon

800px-Moyie_River_RaftingFor whitewater rafting in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon is the place! The rivers are only short drives from the major cities, have RV campsites, and provide both novices and experts with a fun and exciting challenge for short half day, one day, and two day trips. For those who want a longer, more skilled rafting experience, Oregon also offers some of the best four and five day river trips anywhere! …

Travelling through Nevada

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You will fall in love with Nevada, especially if you are a rock hound. Nevada is well known for it’s rich deposits of precious metals, and semi-precious stones. There are huge treasures of turquoise and other minerals in and around it’s ghost towns and abandoned mines, and free for the taking. It is well known in its mineral and metal production all around the world, and is famous for producing the most brilliant semi-precious stones. One example, there is free BLM camping at Garnet Hill, near the town of Ely, with garnets scattered …

RV Travelling in the Southwestern United States

joshua-snowWant to check out the beauty of southwestern United States? Love going on road trips? If yes, then the best option is to combine the two joys of your life and go on a RV trip across southwestern US.

Visiting the Valley of Fire State Park

valley-of-fireRV2Brainstorming for a place to visit in Nevada? Look no further than the Valley of Fire State Park. Situated within an hour of Las Vegas, it’s an easy drive for those hoping to get away from all the people and lights of Sin City.…

Traveling through the American Southwest in a Motorhome

joshua-snowTraveling in an RV through the American Southwest is one of those things everyone should have on their bucket list. Whether you’re into movies, hiking across deserts, visiting historical sites or seeing natural wonders – you can find all of these in abundance in the American Southwest. All you have to do is buy a used RV, and jump in for a ride! Don’t forget your digital camera as the American Southwest will offer you a wealth of scenic opportunities. Have your camera phone handy throughout the trip and you will come back …