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Archive for April, 2011

Trip Interruption Insurance: A Tale Of Two Travel Insurance Claims
Ask Peter / Health & Fitness / Travel Insurance / Travel News

Trip Interruption Insurance: A Tale Of Two Travel Insurance Claims

Trip interruption insurance can save the day in many cases, but if you’re purchasing through a third-party travel agent, it’s still up to you to read, understand and verify the… Read More…

Adventure Travel & Sports / Natural Disasters / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Over-the-Top Survivalist Training

Are you prepared for major catastrophe? Sure, you can stock up on emergency supplies but if you want real survivalist training, there are some truly over-the-top experiences out there. A… Read More…

Check Your Attitude At The Airport, TSA Behavioral Officers May Be Watching
Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Safety

Check Your Attitude At The Airport, TSA Behavioral Officers May Be Watching

Do you get anxious when long security lines at the airport threaten to make you miss your flight? Do you grumble under your breath when the person ahead of you… Read More…

Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Safe Flying With Infants

In this economy, everyone is looking to save money, but there’s one place where it doesn’t pay to cut corners: I’m talking about flying with infants on your lap. All… Read More…

Travel Deals: London By Land And River, Mother’s Day In The Caribbean, Florida Hotel Discounts
British Isles / Caribbean / Family/Kids Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Luxury Travel / Travel Deals / Travel News

Travel Deals: London By Land And River, Mother’s Day In The Caribbean, Florida Hotel Discounts

Things are starting to heat up in the world of travel as the summer travel season approaches. But don’t let high prices make you hot under the collar. Stay cool… Read More…

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Opening a B&B, Part 1
Budget Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / South America / Travel News

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Opening a B&B, Part 1

Have you ever imagined running off to another country to open a bed & breakfast? It may sound like a long-term extension of a dream vacation, but the trials and… Read More…

Radio Guests – The Athenaeum, Mayfair, London – April 30, 2011
British Isles / Europe / Luxury Travel / Radio Show / Travel News

Radio Guests – The Athenaeum, Mayfair, London – April 30, 2011

London is being swept up in the celebrations surrounding the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton, so find out about some quieter spots in the city with Lonely… Read More…

Etiquette / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: International Hand Gestures

If you thought not knowing the local language caused communication problems, try using the wrong hand gestures in a foreign country! There are some classic mistakes out there, so here’s… Read More…

Culinary Q&A: Bahamas Chef Describes Islands’ Cuisine, Offers Recipes
Ask the Locals / Caribbean / Culinary Travel / Travel News

Culinary Q&A: Bahamas Chef Describes Islands’ Cuisine, Offers Recipes

Welcome to the Bahamas, where the Sky Juice flows like honey and the cruise ships flock like the wild salmon of Capistrano. For those seeking a more authentic experience, travel… Read More…

Preventing Hotel Credit Card Fraud
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel News / Travel Safety

Preventing Hotel Credit Card Fraud

How secure is your credit card when you check into a hotel? Not very. Studies have shown that hackers steal data from hotels and the hospitality industry more than any… Read More…

Cruise Travel / Health & Fitness / Travel News

Travel Tip: Dietary Restrictions On Cruises

You might associate cruises with all-you-can-eat buffets and midnight gorging. But cruises don’t have to be off limits for travelers with dietary restrictions. In most cases, it’s up to the… Read More…