25 Jun Travel Talk Tuesday: Travel Tips for the Summer, Traveling with Pets and How to Find Restaurants while Traveling
In this week’s Travel Talk Tuesday segment, we’re bringing you the best travel tips for cheap summer travel and Anthony Bourdain’s best food advice for travelers. In addition, we’ll best way to travel safely with your pets and the best Amazon travel accessories to buy for your next getaway. Check them all out below!
Anthony Bourdain’s Best Travel and Food Advice
June 25th, 2019 (today!) is the inaugural “Bourdain Day”. On this day we celebrate the late chef and avid traveler on what would have been his 63rd birthday. Bourdain’s friends, also famous chefs, Eric Ripert and José Andrés are hoping everyone will “Toast Tony” today. The best way to do that? Read his best travel tips and food advice. The first part of this article focuses on how you can travel like Bourdain. This quote from the late great chef pretty much sums it up: “If I’m an advocate for anything, it’s to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. The extent to which you can walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food, it’s a plus for everybody. Open your mind, get up off the couch, move.” Head to the link below to read more.
Cheapest Summer Travel Tips: 24 Best Places to go to Save Money
Forbes gathered insight from several travel experts in order to share their tips for the best places to travel this summer that won’t break the bank. The list includes cities in the United States, such as Caroline Beach, North Carolina and Boise, Idaho. In addition, cities like Antigua in Guatemala and Tulum in Mexico made the list. Want to head to Europe? Consider checking out Porto in Portugal, where Ashley Renne, founder of Hey Ashley Renne, a sustainable travel, vegan lifestyle and smart tech blog, says you can enjoy a five-course meal for under $25. Plus, this city was a big inspiration for the Harry Potter Series. Check out the full list of budget-friendly destinations at the link below.
How Chefs Find Restaurants When they Travel
This article from the Washington Post compiles tips from chefs including Éric Ripert, Jenny Gao, Andy Ricker and Kris Yenbamroong on how to find the best restaurants while on vacation. Their first tip for finding the best restaurants is to do your research. Not sure where to begin? This article provides a great list of the right research tools that can help you. First and foremost, follow chefs, food writers and food travelers on Instagram and save their posts to look back on later. You can even organize them by destination in the Instagram app. Another helpful tip: find the Yelp-equivalent app in the destination you are traveling to. For instance, Wongnai is the app to turn to in Thailand. In France, it’s Le Fooding. To read more, head to the link below.
11 Tips for Traveling with your Pet, According to a Veterinarian
Being aware of the precautions you need to take when traveling with your pet can make for a more stress-free experience. Dr. Danielle Bernal, a veterinarian with Wellness Natural Pet Food, shares her travel tips for hitting the road with your beloved beast. Her tips include keeping your pets comfortable in a travel create. Not only will this make your pet feel more comfortable (even in a car), but is is much safer to have them in a durable crate rather than sliding around in the backseat of a car. Another big tip is to make sure you have all the correct paperwork. Many destinations require you have an up-to-date health certificate signed by an accredited vet. If you’re flying, be sure to contact the airline to make sure you have any additional paperwork required to transport your animal.
The Best Travel Accessories to Make your Hotel Room feel Like Home
Even some of the best hotels can have scarce counter space, faulty mirrors, shoddy curtains, or loud street noises. If you pine for the comforts of home on vacation, these travel accessories can help you feel cozy while away. This article from Curbed puts everything into helpful categories like Packing, Hygeiene and Cosmetics, On the Go, Sleeping, and Relaxation. Head to the link below to read their top picks for a comfortable experience on your next getaway.
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