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5 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Charlotte, North Carolina

5 Summer Bucketlist Ideas for Charlotte, North Carolina

This post is part of the Hotel Planner campaign  "Charlotte's Got a Lot" is the tagline for Charlotte, North Carolina, and it couldn't be more fitting. With food, fun, and adventures, Charlotte definitely has a lot. Thinking about planning a trip to Charlotte this summer? Here are five summer bucket list ideas: Get Adventurous at the Whitewater Center Satisfy the adventurer in you by heading to the outskirts of Charlotte. There you'll find the U.S. National Whitewater Center, where you can enjoy the best of nature's thrills. Ride the tides on the manmade river, which boasts Class II to Class IV rapids....

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Carry-On Essentials for Long-Haul Flights (That You Probably Don’t Pack, but Should)

Carry-On Essentials for Long-Haul Flights (That You Probably Don't Pack, but Should)

We all know the typical things that most people carry-on a flight with them. Neck pillow, some form of entertainment (smartphone, tablet, etc.), eye mask, yadda yadda yadda. However, I'm going to share with you a few carry-on essentials that you may not have ever considered, especially for long-haul flights. They'll make your long flight just a little more comfortable and have you a little more prepared.  Water Bottle It is so important to stay hydrated during flights. It helps prevent dehydration and helps fight against jetlag. Instead of the tiny cups provided in flight, bring a...

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Why Phoenix Should Be Your Next Vacation Destination

Why Phoenix, Arizona Should Be Your Next Vacation Destination

If Phoenix isn't at the top of your list for your trip, it should be! Here are 5 reasons why Phoenix should be your next vacation destination. The Outdoor Adventures Looking for some outdoor adventure? Gear up with your water and sunscreen and hike Camelback Mountain, the highest peak in Phoenix. With its peak reaching 2,704 feet high, Camelback's incredible views will certainly not disappoint. Want to reach even higher? Drift across the Arizonan skies on a majestic hot-air balloon ride. Soar over the Sonoran Desert and catch glimpses of its inhabitants. Be sure to book a sunrise or...

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How To Snag an Airline Glitch Fare: Tips & Tidbits

Tips & Tidbits: How to Snag a Glitch Fare

Glitch fares. Error fares. Mistake fares. They go by many names, but what are they exactly? Well, it's exactly what it sounds like, glitches and errors due to human or technical error that ultimately benefits the heck out of travelers, who are able to book flights for a fraction of the cost of normal airfare (like that one time I caught a glitch fare to Abu Dhabi for $187, roundtrip).Some of you reading this may have actually snagged the most recent glitch fare from the U.S. to parts of Africa, the Middle East, and Thailand. Congrats my friends! Hope...

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A Guide to Ljubljana, Slovenia

A Guide to Ljubljana

Two years ago I'd never even heard of Ljubljana (pronounced Lyoo-blee-ahna). It was nowhere on my radar of places to go, but this past holiday season I decided to go off the beaten path of "typical" Europe, and explore some of the lesser frequented countries. The charming capital of Slovenia was the last stop on my 2-week Eurotrip, and I absolutely fell in love with with the small little city that looks like it's straight out of a postcard. Planning a trip to Slovenia? Here's a guide on things to See, Do, and Eat in Ljubljana. See [spacer...

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Exploring Sarajevo: The Ultimate Guide of Things to Do, See, and Eat

Exploring Sarajevo: The Ultimate Guide of Things to Do, See & Eat

Sarajevo, the "Jerusalem of Europe", where East meets West, and where the coffee is strong enough to put hair on your chest. This underrated city has easily become one of my top favorites, and if I had to give Sarajevo a title it would be, the country the has left the deepest impression on my heart. [spacer height="20px"] I went into this city blindfolded, with the highlights of a quick Google search in mind, and famous Bosnian book in tow. I knew there was a war, I knew the Olympics were held there in 1984, and I knew there...

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