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Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Order Food at the Airport
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Help You Order Food at the Airport

Amazingly enough, airport food is finally improving, and now it’s even easier to get that food without waiting in line. San Francisco airport just launched a new app called AirGrub…. Read More…

The Golden Opulence Sundae at Serendipity 3. Image Credit: Yelp Reviewer Carla E.
Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find the Most Expensive Ice Cream Sundaes

Dessert may be an indulgence, but what if it sets you back a thousand dollars—or more? At Serendipity 3 in New York, you have to order the Golden Opulence Sundae at least… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Volunteer During Your Cruise
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: How You Can Volunteer During Your Cruise

If you’ve ever thought about volunteering on your next vacation, your cruise line may already be one step ahead of you. Carnival Corporation is launching a new ship called Fathom… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Gear You Can Use When You’re at the Beach
Beach Vacations / Summer / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Gear You Can Use When You’re at the Beach

If you’re headed to the beach this summer, there are some basic concerns. With necessity being the mother of invention, there’s probably a travel gadget to help you. One problem… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Are The Main Causes of Boating Accidents?
Summer / Travel Tips / Water sports

Travel Tip: What Are The Main Causes of Boating Accidents?

It’s the high season for boating, which means you need to practice caution when you’re on the water. Last year, the Coast Guard tracked 4,064 boating accidents, 610 of which… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Rent a Boat This Summer
Summer / Travel Tips / Water sports

Travel Tip: How You Can Rent a Boat This Summer

The current sharing economy has impacted every area of travel, from people renting out their homes, cars, and now…boats. That’s right, there are several services that let you rent a… Read More…

Image Credit: Terry Goss
Pop Culture Travel / Travel Tips / Water sports

Travel Tip: Where You Can Dive With Sharks Around the World

It’s going to a big summer for…sharks? That’s right, not only is Shark Week around the corner, but we’re also celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie Jaws. This September,… Read More…

Mark Twain: More Than A Meme
Pop Culture Travel / Travel Books

Mark Twain: More Than A Meme

When we talk about great travel writing, few put Mark Twain in that category, and one reason may be that few have read his book The Innocents Abroad. If you… Read More…

Image Credit: Border Grill at LAX
Airlines & Airports / Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Eat Locally at Airports

It’s one thing to eat and shop locally when you’re in a city. These days, even airports are forgoing the Cinnabons in favor of more local options. In Austin, getting… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Therapy Dogs at Airports
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Therapy Dogs at Airports

You may have heard me rant about travelers gaming the system with their so-called emotional support animals—A.K.A. pets that have no certification but fly for free. Well, that may be… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Difference Between A Hurricane Watch & Warning
Hurricane Season / Natural Disasters / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Difference Between A Hurricane Watch & Warning

We’re approaching an important time of year for travel. No, it’s not just summer vacation. It’s also the 2015 hurricane season. The official Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1… Read More…