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Travel Tip: How to Prepare for a Tsunami
Natural Disasters / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Prepare for a Tsunami

Do you know what to do if a tsunami strikes your destination? While it may seem far-fetched, U.S. states like Hawaii, California, Washington, and Oregon are at risk. Here’s how… Read More…

What Investigators are Searching for in Germanwings Crash
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Plane Crashes

What Investigators are Searching for in Germanwings Crash

On Tuesday morning, Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in the French Alps en route from Spain to Germany. Prior to the incident, the plane reached a cruising altitude of 38,000 feet—but… Read More…

Germanwings Flight 9525 Crash: What We Know Right Now
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Plane Crashes

Germanwings Flight 9525 Crash: What We Know Right Now

Germanwings Flight 9525, which was flying from Barcelona to Düsseldorf, crashed in the French Alps Tuesday morning. There were 150 people on board, comprised of 144 passengers and 6 crew members…. Read More…

Travel Tip: What If You Fall Off A Cruise Ship?
Cruise Travel / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What If You Fall Off A Cruise Ship?

Over the years, we’ve seen several reports of people falling off cruise ships, often with tragic consequences. Just how big of a risk is it, and what is the cruise… Read More…

Travel Tip: What The TSA Actually Finds In Your Luggage
Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What The TSA Actually Finds In Your Luggage

When the TSA searches your luggage at the airport, it has the right to confiscate items. As it turns out, some of the stuff found is pretty wild. The Department… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Do Travel Advisories Mean for You?
Terrorism / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What Do Travel Advisories Mean for You?

It’s no surprise when the U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories for American citizens after a terrorist attack. But what does this actually mean for you? Let’s start with the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Is it Safe to Fly?
Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Is it Safe to Fly?

Is it safe to fly? As we look back on the past year, we’ve seen some horrific air disasters that would scare anyone from traveling. But let’s study the facts…. Read More…

What Are the Safest Airlines in the World?
Airlines & Airports / Travel News / Travel Safety

What Are the Safest Airlines in the World?

Any time there is a serious airline accident, it’s hard for many folks not to get carried away with aviation safety hysteria. In the last 14 months, and after the 3 tragic air… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need In A Winter Emergency Kit
Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need In A Winter Emergency Kit

Now that we’re in the thick of winter, it’s critical to have a winter emergency kit stashed in the back of your car. Here are some items that are essential… Read More…

Flight Anxiety After 2014 Air Disasters: One Pilot’s Opinion
Plane Crashes / Travel Safety

Flight Anxiety After 2014 Air Disasters: One Pilot’s Opinion

Flying can be a rather stressful activity. You’re boxed in a tight, closed space for several hours on end with people who may or may not have a cold, the… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Help Fight Child Trafficking
Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Help Fight Child Trafficking

Child trafficking is one of the most horrifying—and yet one of the fastest growing—crimes in the world. Here’s how you can help fight this crime when you travel. It’s a… Read More…