Friday, 28 December 2007

Birthday Celebrations from Around the World

In 2008 celebrate your birthday the way your ancestors did!_uacct = "UA-3057739-1";urchinTracker();Lithuania - In Lithunia, a garland is hung around the entire door of the home of the birthday person. The birthday person sits in a decorated chair and family members lift them up to three times.Norway - Norwegian children dance in front of their class with a friend while the rest of the students

Fun Birthday Facts

In England, when you reach 80, 90 or 100 years of age, you receive a telegram from the Queen.The French and Italian celebrate Name Days more so than birthdays.In Korea, the two most important birthdays are the 100th day and the 60th year. In the Islamic world, green is a good color to use for wrapping.A Golden Birthday happens only once in a person's lifetime. It happens when the person's age and

Wednesday, 26 December 2007

The Secrets of Travel Agents

We all have our preconceived notions about travel, whether it be about booking online or that the airlines really are trying to lose our luggage. After working at a travel agency I would like to share with you the number one thing I have learned about travel......Ready??Book early. Simple, huh? If you wait until the the week or the month before you want to take your trip you will end up spending

Monday, 24 December 2007

Gift Wrap Valentine’s Day with Travel

Gift Wrap Valentine’s Day with TravelIf you’ve ever had the unenviable experience where Valentine’s Day wasn’t as sweet as you hoped – or worse – was a letdown for your partner, you probably learned a very important lesson: Plan early! So, consider this a friendly nudge to kick-start your planning and hopefully outdo yourself (or redeem yourself) with a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day.

Adventure to a New You

For all of you that are reading this out of Fargo, North Dakota....Travel Travel Carlson Wagonlit and Lady Wellness are partnering to promote "Adventure to a New You" Sign up at Lady Wellness with no fee from now until January 31st. Their fitness experts will help you set a realistic weight loss goal to be achieved by March 31st. Once you have met your goal you are eligible for special pricing

Monday, 17 December 2007

Top Ten Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

_uacct = "UA-3057739-1";urchinTracker();You are looking to ride a tiger over a bridge in IndiaNo matter how zany or unique your request, your travel agent will make it happen just how you imagined it would.You love to live on the wild-side, they love to keep you protectedNo matter if you are mountain climbing, on a safari through the jungle, or sitting on the beach, your travel agent will make

Friday, 14 December 2007

Internet Flys High

Business travelers can spend a majority of their time thousands of feet above the ground, flying hours to get to a meeting or a conference. Laptops and wireless Internet have made it possible for these travelers to get some work done while waiting for their flights, but what about while they are in-flight?Airlines are now addressing that question by offering, or by planning to offer, in-flight

Tuesday, 11 December 2007

Passport Needed to Enter Canada Effective Jan 31, 2008

Effective Jan. 31, 2008New Requirements for Entry at Land and Sea Ports from CanadaEffective Jan. 31, 2008, U.S. and Canadian citizens (19 and older) will be required to present proof of citizenship, such as 1) a passport or 2) a birth certificate or naturalization certificate supported by a government issued photo ID, when entering the United States through land and sea ports of entry from

Monday, 10 December 2007

Long flights Cause Health Concerns

According to the World Health Organization, flights that are four hours or longer can cause health problems in a small percentage of travelers. One of the more severe health problems a traveler may experience are blood clots that can form because of cramped conditions and lack of movement.The risk of blood clots to any individual traveler is extremely low but there are ways to avoid even the

Friday, 7 December 2007


It is not hard to discover why Hawaii often makes it onto the top ten list for vacation destinations.Hawaii's chain of islands features beautiful beaches, clear ocean views, stunning volcanoes, a remarkable atmosphere, and a one-of-a-kind experience that you will cherish forever. I have talked to quite a few people who have visited the Hawaiian islands and not one of them was disappointed. Many