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

Articles written by: Stephanie

Travel Tip: When to Use a Travel Agent
Travel Tips

Travel Tip: When to Use a Travel Agent

Not sure when to use a travel agent? Some of you might think that with the Internet, travel agents are past their expiration date. Not even close. What a lot of the… Read More…

From Frozen to Fresh: How Airline Food is Improving
Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel

From Frozen to Fresh: How Airline Food is Improving

Airline food has had a bad reputation for a long time. But before you blame the airlines for everything, consider this: When you’re in the air, cabin pressure can reduce your sense… Read More…

Travel Tip: Watch Out for This New Travel Scam
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Watch Out for This New Travel Scam

I’m going to start this one with a warning: guys, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. When someone says you can save on travel IF… Read More…

Tombstone Tourism: Cemeteries to Visit Around the World
Destinations

Tombstone Tourism: Cemeteries to Visit Around the World

Whether you’re up for the macabre or historic, you’ll find both at cemeteries. These locations offer a peek into not just history, but also culture. Contributing writer Lea Donosky has… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Leave Voice Messages
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Leave Voice Messages

Sometimes, travel and circumstance make calling someone long distance impossible. That’s when you may just want to leave a message. Here’s how to leave voice messages while you travel. WhatsApp, which… Read More…

What the Carnival Cruise Quarantine Means for International Travelers
CBS News / Health & Fitness

What the Carnival Cruise Quarantine Means for International Travelers

Last week, a woman who handled specimens from Thomas Eric Duncan—the first man to die of Ebola in the United States—was quarantined on board the Carnival Magic in the Caribbean. I reported for CBS… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Cruise Ship Food is Getting Better
Cruise Travel / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Cruise Ship Food is Getting Better

It used to be that cruise ship food meant just one thing: the all-you-can-eat buffet. That time-honored tradition is still around. But some cruise lines are becoming known for having—dare… Read More…

How You Can Support Breast Cancer Awareness This Month
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel News

How You Can Support Breast Cancer Awareness This Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), a month dedicated to fundraising and raising global awareness of the most common cancer in women. While many people know what breast cancer… Read More…

Would A Travel Ban Contain the Spread of Ebola?
CBS News / Health & Fitness

Would A Travel Ban Contain the Spread of Ebola?

On Thursday, Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was questioned at a Congressional hearing about screening protocols for airline passengers who are entering the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Earning Frequent Flyer Miles on Mileage Runs
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Earning Frequent Flyer Miles on Mileage Runs

We’re approaching the year’s end, and traditionally, for frequent flyers, that means one thing: mileage runs. The idea is to fly long distances in order to accrue miles before your loyalty program’s… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Explore Underground Caves
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Explore Underground Caves

So much of our travel is on the road or in the air…but what if there was a really cool experience underground? There is a world of exploration in underground… Read More…