December 12, 2015 The Traveling Gals

Making a List and Checking it Twice! It is that time of year again!  Gift giving can be a challenge, and sometimes we end up giving gifts that are, well, kind of stupid .  The Traveling Gals are excited to share some of our suggestions for the special people in your lives with our gift guide! Carol Vita Mix Roomba Roo Sport Fitness and Travel Pouch Cruise Stateroom Upgrade or Hotel room Upgrade Smartphone Upgrade Cooking or Wine Appreciation Class Running Shoes Wine of the Month Club Television Streaming Device Fitness Tracker Kary Forks Over Knives DVD Uber Gift Credit Day Pass…

November 24, 2015 The Traveling Gals 4Comment

How Do You Snack Healthy While Traveling? BY BEING PREPARED! The easiest way to make bad nutritional decisions while on the road is by not being prepared and giving into temptation by the airport or gas station snack options.  This applies to a day trip or a month long journey.  Vacation is a good time to splurge, but only in moderation and only when it is really worth it. Traveling Gals Tip:  Prepare snacks in advance of any trip.  It may take extra time beforehand, but is well worth the effort! (more…)

November 4, 2015 The Traveling Gals 2Comment

Savor the 2015 EPCOT Food and Wine Festival with only $25!!!!! We are always trying to think of ways to save money for travel without skimping on the things we love. Kary decided to challenge herself and buy a $25 festival gift card and spend only that amount this Friday evening at the Food and Wine Festival.   While the tastings at each booth around the World Showcase are reasonable, they can add up quickly! It is always a challenge to pick the healthiest fare and spend the least amount of money. $3.50     Festival Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles at Chew Lab I wanted to try something…

October 23, 2015 The Traveling Gals 1Comment

Thank you to Tots2Travel for sharing this post with us! If you are interested in family travel, they have a wonderful blog! Here are some seriously spooky experiences in Scotland that you can enjoy with the kiddies. Nowhere does Halloween like America but this year if your family is looking for history and atmosphere on All Hallow’s Eve then you should definitely let Scotland cast its spell. Here is Tots2Travel’s Top 5 spooky days out to frighten your little devils. Courtesy of The Real Mary King’s Close 1 EDINBURGH The Real Mary King’s Close – what’s…

October 21, 2015 The Traveling Gals 3Comment

How To Decide Your Next Exciting Travel Destination! Traveling the world is full of endless possibilities.  It is exciting to think you can go anywhere in the world.  The hard part is deciding where to go!  Planning your next trip requires many different considerations and options.  The following are some strategies to help you select your next journey. WHO will be traveling?  The choice of who to travel with is significant. Planning a trip with your family is different than planning an adults only or couples trip. WHAT is your budget?  Spend some time carefully considering your bottom line budget…

October 6, 2015 The Traveling Gals 25Comment

Post by Ashley Tips for Fighting the Post-Vacation Blues You get home from the airport. It feels so great to use your own bathroom and sleep in your own bed. You head back to work, get back into your routine, and all of a sudden it feels like you never even went anywhere. Anyone who has been on a trip, particularly a long trip, knows this feeling. It is kind of strange when you are sitting work thinking, ‘Wow last week at this time I was snorkeling/hiking/lounging next to the pool drinking a Mai Tai.’ Would rather…