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10 ways to make Economy feel like First Class

10 ways to make Economy feel like First Class

Listen up, here's your Economy (master)class. We've got ten hacks to make your economy flight feel like it's First Class - at a fraction of the cost!1. Take a good travel pillowA top quality travel pillow can make all the difference when it comes to sleeping well, whatever fare you're travelling on. Ditch the free cushions that you get on long-haul flights; these are flat, thin and slip behind your head as soon as you fall asleep and avoid having to carry on anything too bulky. Instead, look for a specially-designed travel pillow - these are the ones that give...

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10 Reasons A Beach Vacation Is Good For You

10 Reasons A Beach Vacation Is Good For You

It is often said that life is better by the beach… but as it turns out, there may actually be something to that claim. Walking along the sandy shores, dipping your toes in the water and watching the sun sink into the ocean might actually be good for your physical and mental well-being.

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How to build your first Sand Castle

How to build your first Sand Castle

1. The basics The list of ingredients for creating a simple sandcastle is misleadingly short: sand, water and a few digging and carving tools. Sand The first and most important thing you need to know about sand is that you can't do a thing with it unless it's wet. Here's why: when you add water to grains of sand, the liquid forms "bridges" that connect the granules to one another. This is why damp sand sticks together, so you can shape and carve it. Packing down or "tamping" wet sand drains more water more quickly, creating even shorter bridges and...

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Keep your little ones safe at the beach.

Keep your little ones safe at the beach.

As you prepare to let your kids explore the great outdoors this summer, you may have some nagging worries. What chemicals and environmental toxins might lurk in the local pool, lake, or beach? How can you protect your family from them? The good news is that there are ways you can reduce their exposure to risky chemicals and environmental toxins. Here are outdoor safety tips on how to keep your kids healthy in the water. Limit outdoor playtime between 10a.m. and 4p.m. Avoid unnecessary exposure when the sun's rays are at their strongest. Even on cloudy or cooler days, ultraviolet...

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The Beach Essentials for Family

The Beach Essentials for Family

"The beauty of beach vacations is that it's possible for families to pack light," says family travel expert Sarah Fazendin, the creator of the family travel blog A Week on the Beach. Fazendin's family loves spending the day in a totally relaxed state. "When we're away from the chaos of our daily lives, we connect. A beach vacation is perfect for that," she says. It can be perfect for your family too -- just don't forget these must-bring items on your beach packing list. Sunscreen"If you're going to the beach, bring a water-resistant, hypoallergenic sunscreen that provides trusted, broad-spectrum protection for...

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