Travel | Tales of a Ranting Ginger

I Lost my Passport

Have you ever lost your ID? Many many years ago I lost my wallet while entering the elevator in a building we lived in. The wallet turned up with all of my ID the next day, but no money. As grumpy as I was, I was thankful I did not have the hassle of replacingContinue Reading …

Arriving to Istanbul: Beginning your Turkish Adventure

Arrival To Istanbul As Istanbul hosts two international airports this is a good place to begin your Turkish Adventure. Both airports are located quite far from the Sultanahmet district where many of the city’s top attractions, hotels and hostels are located. Ataturk Airport is on the European side and it is possible to reach theContinue Reading …

Tips to Prepare for Your Trip to India

India is quite possibly one of the most exciting, life changing and diverse places to travel to in the entire world. For many, travelling to India is a fantastic adventure, but it is important to ensure that you prepare accordingly. There are many ways to make sure your very first trip to India is aContinue Reading …

What to Look for When Booking Your Vacation

Vacations can be costly if you are not careful during the booking process.  There are many things that you should look for to keep your costs down without sacrificing any of your fun. Here are 5 things to look for when booking your vacation: Deals Deals can be found for almost any destination around theContinue Reading …

How to Pack for Vacation

Traveling can be wonderful once a person finishes planning everything that they are going to do and what they will need for their time away.  Packing can be an experience that most people hate, because it is time consuming and most likely everyone will forget to pack something that they absolutely need! Here are 6Continue Reading …

Fly from Birmingham to Paris this Summer!

Few cities have more to offer than Paris, the French capital that has become synonymous with style, the arts, and above all, romance. France is the most popular tourist destination in the world with more than 80 million tourists visiting it every year, and for most of those tourists, Paris is the destination they wantContinue Reading …

March Break Staycation Fun

We just started our Spring break and are lucky enough to enjoy it for two weeks. Our school board has it so it flows into Easter weekend giving the kids the maximum time off possible. This is great for those who wish to go away for March break and have a vacation. As much asContinue Reading …

How to Get Through Your Family Car Trip Without Tantrums or Arguments

Taking on a big family trip in the car can be fun, but it can also be a disaster. We’ve all been there when you’ve got kids arguing in the back, kicking your seat from behind and generally making the trip a living hell. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With the rightContinue Reading …