An Insider's Guide to Travel: News, Tips, Information & Inspiration

Articles written by: Peter Greenberg

Travel Detective Blog: Can You Survive in a Plane Wheel Well?
The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel Safety

Travel Detective Blog: Can You Survive in a Plane Wheel Well?

On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy defied all logic—not to mention the medical limits of physical endurance—by surviving a flight inside the plane wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767… Read More…

The many faces of a toddler on a long drive
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Road Trips

What You’re Doing Wrong on Your Family Road Trip

My husband didn’t understand why we were going to a ski resort. “But we don’t ski.” I showed him pictures of the Resort at Squaw Creek and its proximity to Lake Tahoe…. Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: Will MH370 Change Airline Flight Tracking?
Plane Crashes / The Travel Detective® Blog / Travel News / Travel Safety

Travel Detective Blog: Will MH370 Change Airline Flight Tracking?

The latest on MH370 is that we may well be going into a long, quiet period of no new developments. The sad story here is that we may never know what… Read More…

Beyond Coachella: 5 Music Festivals Across the U.S.
Festivals / Pop Culture Travel

Beyond Coachella: 5 Music Festivals Across the U.S.

Coachella begins today, unofficially kicking off summer music festival season. While it’s likely that at least one of your favorite bands is playing at Coachella, you may not live nearby… Read More…

Treat Mom to These New Spa Treatments
Spa Travel

Treat Mom to These New Spa Treatments

Ever gotten a massage only to tense up again as soon as you walk outside? Rather than just getting a treatment and leaving, make it a weekend getaway—especially with Mother’s… Read More…

Travel Tip: Download These Airport Rideshare Apps
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Download These Airport Rideshare Apps

Back in the day, travelers had limited options for getting to and from the airport: a taxi, a shuttle, or sweet-talking a friend into taking them. But, with these airport… Read More…

Travel Tip: How To Choose Your Own Hotel Bed
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How To Choose Your Own Hotel Bed

Ask anyone who travels and one of their favorite things about hotels is the bed. Now you will be able to choose your own hotel bed. The Four Seasons has… Read More…

Travel Tip: Know Who to Tip When You Travel
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Know Who to Tip When You Travel

You already know to budget for tips when you travel. But you should also know who to tip when you travel. It’s a no-brainer to tip the maid—at least a couple… Read More…

Travel Tip: Bring Kids For Free on These Cruises
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Bring Kids For Free on These Cruises

I’m a big fan of cruising as a family experience, but it can get pricey. So, a great way to save is to take advantage of “kids free” deals. Cruise… Read More…

Travel Tip: Carry-On Rules are Changing
Airlines & Airports / Featured Posts / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Carry-On Rules are Changing

By now, we’re all used to checked-bag fees—even if we don’t like them. But the unavoidable consequence is that people now carry everything short of their dead grandmothers onto the… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Featured Posts / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What’s Happening with CBP Preclearance

If you’ve never heard of preclearance, you definitely want to know about it. It’s a security process that actually works, and you’re going to start seeing it in more airports… Read More…