Browsing Tag: travel

Southwest Airlines Deals

Travel is a luxury and we all need a little down time. Californians have the distinct advantage of living in a state where there are national parks, sophisticated cities, deserts, Disneyland, and everything in between. For flying anywhere else in the United States,  Southwest Airlines is my favorite, great fares, egalitarian seating, no fees for one piece of luggage,  and for most fares you can make changes without a penalty. They have some great click and save fares, so it might be a good time to make plans…

Marriott.com

Some people love the quaint bed and breakfast, the old style rooms with mismatched furniture, and the ministrations of a cheery staff.  These people are not me. Do they really expect me to talk to strangers in the morning, go without television for the night, and return every day to chat with the owners?  Please just give me your basic hotel room – clean, with modern bathrooms, cable TV, mostly free parking and mostly free breakfasts. What chains lacks in charm they make up for in convenience, dependability and free Wifi. Find one that has a wide range of low…

Sick of Getting Sick from Traveling?

Don’t waste vacation time and travel dollars under the weather. Traveling can be exciting, exposing you to different people, languages, food and much more. Unfortunately, traveling can also expose you to different bacteria and viruses. Avoid returning home with unwelcome souvenirs using these stay-healthy tips: Uncommon infections Traveling overseas and to remote areas can expose you to foreign infections. Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website (http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/) for the most recent risk factors, which you can search for by region. Allow plenty of time to receive any necessary vaccines or…

Educator Savings

Here are some companies that choose to thank our educators with discounts. Ann Taylor Loft understands you need style as well as substance with a 15% discount for teachers every time you shop. In the past J. Crew, Banana Republic, and Aerosoles Shoes have offered a 15% teacher discount at in store checkout. Barnes and Noble wants to be a resource for teachers and sets you up with both in store and online classroom purchases. JourneyEd.com has all the best software and fantastic prices for educators as well as students. You do get summers off so make the most…