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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: Where You Can Find Nature Centers in National Parks
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Nature Centers in National Parks

Your national park trip should focus on connecting with nature. But some places are making it easier with park-run nature centers. Glacier National Park in Montana just opened its new Apgar… Read More…

The new Viking Star
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Cruise Ships, Big and Small

Every year, it seems like cruise lines build bigger and bigger ships to accommodate more passengers. Carnival Corporation has ordered four new cruise ships that will hold record numbers: up… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why More Airports are Using Beacon Technology
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why More Airports are Using Beacon Technology

Airports are investing big money into making the travel experience a little better. Why? Because they’re counting on captive audiences to spend money. Hong Kong International Airport is doing a… 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…

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Rip Currents
Beach Vacations / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Rip Currents

Now that it’s beach season, there’s a serious safety concern. I’m referring to rip currents, which are not to be confused with rip tides. These currents kill up to 100 people—… Read More…

Travel Tip: IATA Proposes New Dimensions for Carry-On Luggage
Airlines & Airports / Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: IATA Proposes New Dimensions for Carry-On Luggage

On June 9, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced something called the Cabin OK initiative, which was immediately met with resistance by many U.S. airlines, not to mention passengers…. Read More…

Travel Tip: How To Keep Your Home Protected While You’re Traveling
Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How To Keep Your Home Protected While You’re Traveling

Being on the road also means leaving your house and its belongings unattended. Here’s how to get a little peace of mind—and keep your home protected—while you travel. Canary is… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why Intercity Bus Travel Is On The Rise
Bus Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Intercity Bus Travel Is On The Rise

We’ve seen a huge boom in intercity bus travel in recent years, and this summer is no exception. A new survey out of DePaul University predicted record numbers of holiday… Read More…

Travel Tip: No More Cruises to Nowhere
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: No More Cruises to Nowhere

You’ve heard me talk about “cruises to nowhere,” which can be a good way to test out whether you like the cruising experience. Well, it looks like you’ll have to… Read More…