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.”
Planning to travel to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? Here’s everything you need to know about some of the best celebrations across the country. VinnieVanGO has everything you need to find the top five destinations for the ultimate St Patty’s Day festivities.
Air travel prevents your body from functioning normally in many ways. Low air pressure, little to no movement, dehydration all are causal to restrict the flow of blood in your body. Remember talking about clots in the previous section? There is a surge in the risk of deep vein thrombosis by almost 150% while you fly. Moreover, blood clotting in your legs can prove fatal. So, wear compression socks during your flight.
Many people are now suffering from the Post Holiday Blues, luckily VinneVanGO has a list of fantastic and amazing winter festivals that will surely lift your spirits.
When travelling, you are probably using map apps more than you'd like to admit. But they definitely make your life easier with finding routes, restaurants, ATMs and so on. While all of the map apps have something to offer, Google maps is definitely the best of the lot.
gift ideas, shopping at the airport
Great holidya gift ideas for travel lovers!
If you’re a fan of A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, you may be familiar with this. There's a story about Christopher Robin getting ready for an “expedition” to the North Pole. On seeing Christopher pulling on his boots, Pooh readies himself for an adventure. Part of Pooh's planning is to be ready for anything! You may not be traveling to the Arctic Circle with a bear in tow! But nevertheless, if you’re traveling with an emotional support animal by road, air, or sea it pays to plan ahead! Make the journey as easy as possible for both you, and your animal, and follow these tips for getting from A to B.
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