While planning your adventure it can tempting to include all of the comforts of home in your travel list. This is only natural, as the fear of the unknown causes an almost pathological need to create mountains of gear to meet every possible situation and perceived need. When looking upon your vast stores you will … More Packing Light for International Travel
Despite its relatively small size, Thailand still ranks among the world’s stop tourist hotspots with almost 25 million visitors in 2015 alone! From picturesque mountains to the north, and dazzling beaches to the south, Thailand’s geography is almost as diverse as its history, one of the very few countries to ever avoid complete colonization. This … More Luxury Tours of Thailand
China has been increasingly in the eye of the international traveler. From the discovery and refurbishment of the Terracotta Army, to the trend-setting and world famous Beijing Olympics; China has been putting on display just what they have to offer the world, and tourists have responded, with over 50 million visitors in 2014. Not one … More Luxury Tours of China
When the word “luxury” is mentioned your mind will automatically snap to one word – “money.” It’s that negative reflexive action we’ve covered before, and like so many times before overcoming that initial negative thought is so very worth it. Luxury is more than just money, more than expense. A luxury tour maximizes your dollar, … More Why Use A Luxury Travel Service?
It’s simple human nature to prepare for the worst, we are creatures of habit and when venturing beyond our norm, our instincts kick into overdrive. Items we previously haven’t thought about in months are now of tantamount importance, and every day “comfort” items move into the realms of needs rather than wants. This urge is … More Five Things Your Travel Guide Wishes You Would Leave at Home
Travel can be stressful for anyone on the best of days, but when you’re planning your first trip with children, it can add a whole new layer of worry. We’ve put together a list of tips and tricks from seasoned travelers to help making your airport adventures with kids a little easier. … More Tips for Airport Travel With Children
Beyond simple tips and tricks that lend themselves to all sorts of travel we find ourselves in the land of “hacks” – those sometimes strange but oft times wonderful secrets that only the pros know about! From how you pack your gear, to how you choose your shoes, there is a plethora of information available specific for each of your travel destinations! Use these hacks to keep you from looking the part of the tourist on your next adventure! … More Top Travel Hacks Seasoned Travelers Know
A lot of the worry surrounding travel comes from the unknown. What to expect, what will be there, what you might need. It can all be a little overwhelming. The survivalist in us wants to bring every amenity from home, and the free spirit wants to run full tilt into the adventure with nothing but the clothes on their back and the money in their pocket.
While both approaches are technically possible, you will get the most bang for your buck if you choose a path that lies somewhere in the middle. There are a lot of very good travel items out there, things that will make your trip infinitely easier, reducing your stress levels by their mere presence alone. … More How to Pack Your Day Bag Like a Pro
2016 has ended, and we’re ringing in the New Year here at Ritz Tours. In this time for reflection and change, we’re making a few resolutions to travel differently, travel happier, and travel more adventurously. Here’s a few 2017 New Year’s resolutions for you to try out. Travel Alone “Traveling solo does not always … More Our 2017 Travel Resolutions
Experienced travelers seem to have a tip, trick, or gadget for every situation you could think of- and a few that have never crossed your mind. What do you get the traveler that seems to have everything managed? We’ve put together a handful of last-minute ideas to help save your sanity this holiday season. … More Five Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life