Welcome to “Going Places!”
A travel blog brought to you by The GO Group, a ground transportation company serving more than 60 airports worldwide and its mascot Vinnie Van Go. Whether you travel for business or pleasure, you’ll want to check out Vinnie's tips, recommendations and “news you can use.”
For millions of Americans, a turkey dinner with all the trimmings is the only part of what goes into a Thanksgiving weekend well spent. For those people, getting their holiday shopping season off to a good start on Black Friday is an absolute must. However, there are many events and activities to help you celebrate Thanksgiving … and VinnieVanGO wants to list a few for you.
VinneVanGO believes, planning a trip abroad is one of the most exciting things you can do- well, aside from actually getting to your destination. The joy of being in another country, you'll create memories, gain insights and hopefully learn a thing or two about yourself and the culture your experience for the first time.
Vinnie Van GO loves Halloween! From haunted hayrides and Boo at the Zoo to Voodoo fests and Sleepy Hollow, he's found these spooky events and more for ghoulish fun!
When you’re traveling abroad to a destination is not your first language, there’s always an ever-present risk of mis-communicating with the people there. While you’re abroad, you don’t want to be offensive to anybody, and you don’t want to come across in a negative way.
Traveling on a budget, Calculating travel expenses
VinneVanGo loves water sport activities, whether he’s visiting big cities like Chicago or traveling to Sydney the clear blue waters and thrilling experiences always seem to be apart of his travel itinerary. He put together some of his favorite and most popular destinations for water related activities.
Stuck in an airport during a layover? Here are some ways to spend your time.
There is nothing more fun than getting away on a vacation. Being away from familiar surroundings can be calming and fun. One thing is for sure, though. You do not want to get sick while you are traveling. Here are 7 tips to keep you healthy and strong
Provide your in home chef with some great BBQ gadgets so they can whip up the traditional holiday favorites.
Interested in a more low-key 4th of July? Relax on your day off by experiencing these great restaurants from around the country.
It isn’t the 4th of July without fireworks! Watch the sky light up with your family and friends by attending one of the biggest firework displays from coast to coast.
When Father’s Day rolls around, most dads are presented with the traditional tie or barbecue equipment. Not this year! Our travel experts have put together a list of great gadgets, services and travel ideas to help you select the perfect gift that shows how much you appreciate the number 1 guy in your life.
VinnieVanGO loves to find new ways to gain a unique insider perspective while traveling. Travel enthusiast Beverly Lerch recommends couchsufing as a valuable, cost effective opportunity to explore the world.
Are you planning a beach vacation in Punta Cana, but you want to make sure that you do more than just hang out on the beach? Yes, this is obviously a beach destination, but you might be surprised at just how many things there are to do in the area. Punta Cana is located at the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, and the entire island is just loaded with exciting things to see and do. Let’s take a look at some of the activities you will be able to enjoy while on vacation in Punta Cana.
Just because you don’t have a lot of money, it doesn’t mean that you can’t travel and see the world. Sure, you probably won’t be staying in any four-star hotels, but there are plenty of travel opportunities for anyone, with any budget. You can explore places in your own area, or find plenty of ways to travel abroad without a lot of money. If you are ready to pack your bags and head off on the adventure of a lifetime, keep reading to find out how you can do just that.