“The Mind of a Chef”

Have you ever decided to go somewhere, but were worried whether or not you would like the food? When you're in a foreign country, do you find yourself leaning towards the easily recognizable McDonalds you just passed by?Well, before trolling Travelocity’s forums for the best non-offensively, dietary friendly foods, I would suggest you try something else. I would look through the chef’s eyes. Anthony Bourdain has fairly eschewed the title of “Celebrity Chef”. He doesn’t belong with th

By: rmarides28 May 2015Read More

Traveling to Jordan: A First-Hand Experience

By: Savannah Hughes Before leaving for Amman, Jordan, my grandparents sent me a barrage of articles with alarming headlines. "TERRORISM IN THE MIDDLE EAST." "ISIS BOMBING ARAB NEIGHBORS." "SYRIA HAS BEEN SET A BLAZE." According to certain American media publications, the Middle East is one giant war crime where your neighbor either wears a niqab or a Kalashnikov. While getting these links with a “Love, Grandpa” at the end was disconcerting, I knew they were sent with the best of intentions.

By: rmarides22 May 2015Read More

The Helicopter Taxi

If you find yourself in a pinch to get to the airport, and you’ve had secret embarrassing wish to become Batman; you are in luck. A new app just launched: Gotham Air. Hopping on to the ride sharing bandwagon, Gotham Air launched in New York earlier this year. Users can book a helicopter online less than an hour in advance via a slick looking app. While there is no roadside pick-up, all you have to do is get to a designated Manhattan helipad with you and up to five friends. From there, it can

By: rmarides20 May 2015Read More

Tips to Reduce Business Travel Risks

[caption id="attachment_5657" align="alignleft" width="300"] (Shutterstock/rawpixel)[/caption] Business travel has risks for both companies and employees. There is a lot that goes into safety procedures that many employees are unaware of. As a head of an organization, there are certain safeguards you need to ensure are in place to make certain that not only your employees are safe, but also that your company is protected in case something unpredictable happens. PropertyCasualty360.com issue

By: rmarides13 May 2015Read More

The Latest in In-Flight Entertainment

As technology continues to innovate, business of all sorts are making much-needed changes to their industry to adapt to this changing environment. The most recent industry to do this is airlines. Over the past few years, the airline industry has worked to take steps to integrate more and more technological advances to create a better customer experience. Starting with in-plane wi-fi to video streaming services, airlines are understanding that in today's world there is more than just price that

By: rmarides7 May 2015Read More

Traveling to Iceland

[caption id="attachment_5639" align="alignleft" width="300"] http://goo.gl/SPRQNO[/caption] This week on our travel series, we are going to Iceland. Iceland is known for its beautiful mountains and stunning landscapes. Despite it's name, only about 10% of its land is covered with glaciers and it has a surprising amount of geothermal hot-spots. So, where is Iceland specifically? It's right between Europe and North America in the Atlantic Ocean. Technically, it's considered Nordic European. The

By: rmarides24 Apr 2015Read More

Business Travel Tips

[caption id="attachment_5634" align="alignleft" width="300"] http://goo.gl/vKZtkq[/caption] According to the U.S. Travel Association, U.S. residents logged 452 million trips for business purposes in 2014. That's a big, big number! With this many people traveling for business, it's important to know of some tips or "hacks" that may make your travels a little easier. 1. Plan ahead. By planning ahead, you can avoid a lot of troubles that come when you are rushing. Some examples of planning a

By: rmarides22 Apr 2015Read More

The Travel Series: Thailand

Welcome to the launch of The Travel Series! Because RMA is a worldwide service, we thought it would be fun to take our readers on a worldwide journey to explore. Each week, we will highlight one place throughout the world and some highlights of what that place has to offer for our favorite travelers out there. Our goal is to inspire and help create adventures. So without further adieu, please welcome the first stop on our journey: Thailand. Thailand Thanks to this article in The World Travel G

By: rmarides16 Apr 2015Read More

The Ultimate European Roadtrip

For a lot of people who've never left the United States, taking a road trip throughout Europe sounds like a dream. Let's say your opportunity comes and you start to plan this trip of a lifetime. What do you do? Where do you go? Where to even began this massive adventure? Well, a Michigan-based scientist used an algorithm that calculates the perfect route! This journey boasts 45 stops in total, taking you through countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Bulgaria, Croatia, Switzerland and F

By: rmarides9 Apr 2015Read More

6 Minutes to Never Waste Your 36 Hours

Whenever I travel, I meticulously thumb over the itinerary and plan to maximize the time I have at any place. Unfortunately, this is time-consuming and this does not help the business professional (who has very little time to do this). Luckily, the New York Times has your back. The new segment 36 Hours gives recommendations for a person who has 36 hours in a given place. From sightseeing to drinking, from Denver to Anguilla, this segment hopes to maximize the time you spend in an area. It takes

By: rmarides3 Apr 2015Read More