Archive for the ‘Travel Tips’ Category

5 Natural Landmarks in the U.S. You Have to Visit

Friday, August 26th, 2016

glacier national park

Most of us live a busy life filled with cars, electronics and long hours at work. From time to time, it’s nice to take a break from all that by becoming fully immersed in the beauty and serenity that nature has to offer.

Fortunately, the U.S. is home to some of the world’s most beautiful physical landmarks and national parks. Here are five natural landmarks in the U.S. that you must visit in your lifetime!


Hotel vs. Temporary Housing: What You Should Know Before You Choose Your Home Away from Home

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Temporary Housing apartment package complete living room, fully-stocked kitchen, and modern dining room.

Looking for a place to stay means evaluating your needs and preferences. It can also mean sacrificing comfort and convenience, for the sake of having a reasonable place to stay that meets your needs at a specific time. You’ve worked to make sure your home is perfectly suited for you in style, layout, furnishings, comfort, and more. That’s why there’s no place like home.

Having to find a place to stay for business, relocation, or vacation purposes that meets your immediate needs doesn’t mean having to forego comfort and convenience. It is possible to get the convenience of a hotel stay with the comfort and independence of your home.


Corporate Travel Guide: A Checklist for International Business Travel

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Making a Checklist for Corporate International Travel

Traveling abroad for business involves a great deal of coordinating and organizing. It is easy to be so focused on the business aspect of your trip that you forget to check the specific rules of entry for your destination country. We’re here to help you stay focused on your work—use our checklist below to make sure you’re ready to meet travel guidelines for international travel.


The Art of Carrying On: Carry-On Bag Essentials

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

two carry-on bags at a terminal.

Packing for a flight is an art form, a game of Tetris that requires you to balance being prepared for the unexpected with being efficient. You want to avoid over packing or leaving behind essential items.

When it comes to packing a carry-on bag, things are even more difficult. Mistakes can cause you time, money, and productivity. Plus, you have to keep security checks in mind (we have your back on this front too. Read our post about packing with security in mind).

To help you make the best out of your next trip, we suggest you avoid the hotel experience and opt for the comfort of home by staying in one of our luxury vacation rentals—PC Housing has units across the country and Canada—reach out to us today! And we’ve taken the time to compile a list of essential items you must pack in your carry-on bag.

Read on to make sure your next trip goes smoothly.


Explore the Best Beaches and Lakes for Summer Travel

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Crater Lake Best Beaches

This summer, discover some of the best waterside vacation spots the US has to offer. We have compiled a list of the top beaches and lakes you should consider visiting. We think you’ll find that some, or maybe all, of these spots should be on your bucket list.


Airline Hacks: How to Pack with Security in Mind

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Airline Hacks: How to Pack with Security in Mind | San Diego, CA | PC Housing

If you’re flying somewhere, you’re going to go through a security check. For some reason, the vast majority of people seem to deny this fact until the last moment—it’s baffling why so few plan accordingly. Here are a few quick and easy tips to help you breeze through your next encounter with the TSA (or whichever international equivalent you’re to be scrutinized by).


5 Reasons to Avoid the Hassle of Hotels On Your Next Trip

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

5 Reasons to Avoid the Hassle of Hotels On Your Next Trip | PC Housing, San Diego

Hotels are the norm for travelers, but that doesn’t mean you have to put up with their hassles. There are so many new ways to live well when you travel—don’t settle! Here are 5 reasons to consider alternative housing options next time you’re out of town.


Best Steakhouses in Chicago: Where to Eat in the Windy City

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Best Steakhouses in Chicago: How to Eat Meat in the Windy City | PC Housing

The Windy City has a penchant for heavy foods (perhaps so its inhabitants aren’t carried away by a wayward gust). Between Chicago-style hot dogs, deep-dish pizzas and Italian beef sandwiches, it’s fair to say that Chicagoans are pretty grounded when it comes to cuisine.

Steakhouses are a lesser-known facet of Chicago cuisine, but they’re no less influential. Next time you visit Chicago, get your carnivorous fix at the six best steakhouses in Chicago.


How To Sleep Better On Your Next Business Trip

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

How To Sleep Better On Your Next Business Trip | PC Housing

Even when you’re ensconced in your own bed, getting a good night’s sleep consistently can be tough. Any business traveler knows that being on the road only compounds this issue. Luckily, a few lifestyle tweaks can serve as “sleep hacks,” allowing you to get the Zs that can be so elusive when you’re away from home. Try a few (or all!) of these changes for sleeping better on your next business trip.


9 Unique Eats You’ll Only Find In San Francisco

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

9 Unique Eats You’ll Only Find In San Francisco | PC Housing

San Francisco culture is known for being a bit eccentric, and its food scene appropriately avant-garde. Do yourself a favor and try one (or all!) of these unique eats next time you’re in Golden Gate City. You won’t regret it.