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Cool Dining Options in Hot Travel Destinations

Authored by Patrick Haire on

If you are a travel nurse or therapist, or considering being a travel nurse or therapist, and you’re not sure where you want your next assignment to be, don’t fret. We’ve compiled this list of fun places to eat in cities that have plenty of job opportunities available to help you make a decision. Dining at these cool, quirky, and quality establishment will certainly improve your travel experience.

Traveler Profile: Spread Your Wings

Authored by Sue Hoch on

People that know her describe Karen King as the “life of the party” and someone who will turn anyone’s frown upside down!  A little over two years ago, Karen had the opportunity to begin travel nursing.  She had always thought it would be something she wanted to do but wasn’t ready to take the plunge.

Top 5 Romantic Cities for Travelers

Authored by Patrick Haire on

During this Valentine season of love and romance, the perfect opportunity is presented to take a look at some of the most romantic cities in the United States. Use this list to plan your next travel assignment and explore all of the romance these destinations have to offer.

Tax Season Tips for Travelers

Authored by Editor on

The yearly grind of preparing your taxes is a nightmare for most Americans, for healthcare travelers, it helps to do some homework. While most experts recommend that individuals with unique tax situations should seek help from a qualified tax professional, many people feel more comfortable preparing their own returns.

Traveler Profile: Growing Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Authored by Sue Hoch on

For twelve years, Shamberly Guthrie worked in the same hospital and the same Operating Rooms, doing the same routine. Finally, in October 2013, she decided she needed a challenge in her career. While bored with the routine, Shamberly loved her work in the O.R., so she began to research Travel Nursing.

Make Your Holidays a Little Merrier

Authored by Sue Hoch on

If you find yourself working this holiday season and missing all of your festive traditions, there are a few things that you can do to stave off the holiday blues. In fact, with the right attitude and a little planning,

Spookiest Travel Destinations in the U.S.

Authored by Sue Hoch on

With Halloween just around the corner, it seems like the perfect time to discuss historically scary destinations that reek of legendary tales, infamous spirits, and visions that are not for the faint of heart. If you enjoy a good ghost story that is sure to send a chill up your spine, then maybe one of the following travel destinations should be on your future assignment list.

Traveler Profile: A Stay At Home Traveler

Authored by Sue Hoch on

Christi Madere has been a nurse for more than eight years with the majority of her experiences in Labor and Delivery. In March of 2015, she decided that it was time for a change from her career path in managerial positions and began travel nursing.

What to Pack for your Next Travel Assignment

Authored by Sue Hoch on

Life on the road, as a travel nurse, comes with many benefits. From exploring all that this great country has to offer, to meeting new people and finding the best restaurants, life as a traveler has a lot to offer. One of the ways that you can capitalize on your next opportunity is by knowing what and how much to pack.