10 Life Tips from 10 Years of Traveling

Benny Lewis of fluentin3months.com gives advice for adult language learning, even speaking about the topic for a TEDx talk. But in addition to language-learning advice, he’s also been traveling the world for over a decade now, and has made a video with 10 life lessons that he’s learned from traveling for 10 years. If you can get past the cheesy guitar riffs and his tuxedo shirt, it’s a gem. ;) BTW, is that some PDX airport carpet I spot at the beginning of the video? Shoutout to our hometown!

Top 5 Honeymoon Disasters to Avoid

The Scream

THIS COULD BE YOU.

In case you hadn’t noticed from the explosion of pictures on your facebook newsfeed, wedding season is in full swing. Which means that honeymoon season is in full swing. Which means that I, dear newlyweds & co., have taken it upon myself to warn you of the many mishaps that some less-than-fortunate couples have experienced on such similar endeavors. What am I talking about? That’s right… Continue reading

How Social Media is Like Sex

How social media is like sexIn the travel industry, agents are flocking to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and even Google+ as these channels become valuable ways to reach new prospective clients, and keep in touch with existing clients. There are likes, shares, fans, +1′s, followers…but what does it all mean? What’s valuable to our client relationships and marketing, and HOW valuable are each of these?

I’m going to use a metaphor we can all relate to: sex. Continue reading