The glamor of air travel – its aspirational meaning in the public imagination – disappeared before its luxury did, dissipating as flying gradually became commonplace. -Virginia Postrel
Anyone who has flown before knows just how stressful it can be.
While there is no cure yet for avoiding flight delays, screaming babies, and long security lines, there are ways to make air travel a little bit more bearable. And no, it doesn’t have to require the purchase of $11 bottom shelf whiskey three times per flight. (Although you can’t deny that it works for some).
Being as familiar with tedious and cramped airplane travel as I am, the following is my insider’s guide to surviving your flight.
Continue reading How to Endure a Long Flight Without Going Crazy
“Love is the shortest distance between hearts.”
It’s becoming more and more common for younger generations to get up and move for work, school, and volunteering.
Between busy schedules and different time zones, it can be difficult to keep in touch with family that is always on the move. Fortunately, we live in a time that technology makes it easier than ever to stay in contact! Although nothing beats face to face communication, there are plenty of fun and easy apps and resources for keeping family close even when they are physically thousands of miles away.
Continue reading A Guide to Keeping in Touch with Your Kids and Grandkids Long Distance
With the spectacular sunsets, great entertainment, and fabulous dinning, cruises are one of the best ways to vacation.
While the traditional, tropical Caribbean route is always a popular option, there are lots of other interesting alternative cruise routes for those willing to step out of their comfort zones and experience something a bit different.
Continue reading 4 Breathtaking Alternative Cruise Trips
“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” -Mary Anne Radmacher
The act of traveling has deeply spiritual origins.
In many cultures, to travel away from one’s home was a serious journey: one that was taken for the purpose of connecting with God, seeking truth, and gaining wisdom. Even historical, non-religious explorations required a leap of blind faith, and a trust of the unknown.
Continue reading How Traveling Solo Teaches Us About Spirituality
One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.” ― Frank Smith
Learning a foreign language can seem like an intimidating task.
However, the process of learning a language is just as enriching as mastering one. Studying a language not only gets you closer to being bilingual, but has life changing benefits you might not expect. Culture is deeply embedded into language, and by exploring that, you are exposing yourself to having a more enlightened, diversified worldview.
Continue reading 5 Reasons to Learn a New Language Later in Life
On our Teddycan blog, we’ve written a lot about how to save on airfare and hotels. The tricky part to budgeting a trip (especially an international one), is avoiding all of the hidden expenses you run into once you get there. Living in Paris and being virtually poor has allowed me to become, how do you say…creative? in how I manage my finances. Learn from my mistakes and you won’t have to substitute your meals for vending machine kinder bars.
Continue reading Sneaky Ways to Save on Summer Travel in Paris
The costs add up when dealing with any type of traveling. Planning a trip anytime soon? If so, allow for TeddyCan to put your mind and wallet at ease. We offer cash back rebates to some of the most attractive brands within the retail market. Our promotional offers are diverse and range from savings on a rent-a-car, to receiving a rebate for flowers. Whatever your needs may be, there’s a pretty good chance TeddyCan has a cash-back rebate for it.
Continue reading Plan Your Next Trip with TeddyCan
Passionate readers have the unique luxury of leading many lives. Whenever I am feeling a bit geographically claustrophobic, I throw myself into a good book. Whether you are too busy to travel, or on a tight budget, picking up a book is the next best thing to hopping on a plane. Here are the books I recommend reading this spring that will take you distant lands:
Continue reading Traveling the World through Literature: Books to Read This Spring
Here at TeddyCan we take pride in our various promotional rebates and offers, because after all, we are a research engine that shares profits. We provide our users with cash back rebates to some of the most prominent and distinct brands within the market. Not only do we provide useful and effective cash back rewards, but we provide practical ones as well. Be sure to visit TeddyCanShop and discover just exactly what we are offering our visitors!
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A Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful option for people who want a personalized, peaceful vacation! Finding the right place can be a bit more difficult than booking a hotel, but our partner Bed and Breakfast makes finding what you are looking for incredibly easy!
The website is extremely efficient and easy to navigate. It helps you find the right accommodation for you, and provides you with a detailed background, customer reviews, and prices based on your trip dates. Even better, Bed and Breakfast ensures that you are getting the best price!
You should enjoy the process of planning something special, and we are happy to help you along the way.
A spring trip is a great opportunity to give yourself the energy and confidence to revive your life! However, planning the trip can be quite expensive and stressful. So before you slam your piggy bank against a brick wall or cash in your least-promising kids’ college savings, consider these affordable travel destinations that you (and your wallet) will adore:
Continue reading Spring Travel on a Budget: Don’t Break the Bank This Year
With Spring right around the corner, most of us are taken over by the desire to shake off our winter boots and celebrate the warmer weather with a short trip. With so many destinations within reach, it can be a daunting task to narrow down a choice. During this busy travel period, a lot of popular destinations are crowded with college students and can quickly become loud and chaotic. Here are some beautiful, more secluded destinations for those of you that are looking to travel, but also wish take it easy and keep relaxation a priority.
Continue reading The Path Less Traveled: Underrated Cities to Visit this Spring