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Travel Tip: Portable Chargers You Can Use On the Road
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Portable Chargers You Can Use On the Road

What’s the most frustrating thing about carrying our high-tech gadgets on the road? Keeping them charged, of course. How many times have you found yourself plugging multiple gadgets into your… Read More…

Travel Tip: Flying with E-Cigarettes
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Flying with E-Cigarettes

You may have heard the controversy over electronic cigarettes and whether they’re considered safe for your health or not. Well, the jury is still out, but when it comes to… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Hotels are Changing Their Minibars
Budget Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Hotels are Changing Their Minibars

You’ve probably never picked your hotel based on its minibar. But there are some that you might want to pay attention to the next time you check in. Both the… Read More…

Wocket Wallet
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Keep Your Money Safe With Smart Wallets

Almost everyone travels with a wallet of some kind, so it’s no wonder there’s new technology to help protect your valuables. Here’s how to keep your money safe. Hackers can actually… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Peer-to-Peer Scams
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Peer-to-Peer Scams

As the sharing economy, or peer-to-peer service, grows bigger, there’s also more room for opportunists. That’s especially true in the world of renting out homes—which can lead to peer-to-peer scams. What’s… Read More…

Travel Tip: Quirky Hotel Perks for Your Dog
Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Quirky Hotel Perks for Your Dog

It used to be that a pet-friendly hotel meant nothing more than a smoking room in the back of the building. But things are changing. Now you can actually find hotel… Read More…

Travel Tip: Planning Excursions Before & After Your Cruise
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Planning Excursions Before & After Your Cruise

When planning a cruise, it’s always a good idea to book a flight to arrive at least one day BEFORE the ship sails. Now cruise lines are making that part… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Celebrate Black History Month
Culture / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Celebrate Black History Month

It’s Black History Month, and that means cities are highlighting some worthwhile tours and exhibits about the African-American experience. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this month and beyond…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Chocolate School for Valentine’s Day
Culinary Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Chocolate School for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and you know what that means….a whole lot of chocolate. So here’s how you can incorporate that into your travels. As legend has it,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Sign Translator Apps and Technology
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Sign Translator Apps and Technology

We’ve talked about using apps to help translate languages in foreign countries. But what about translating signs or menus? Well, that technology is here. Google just released an update to its… Read More…

Travel Tip: How TV Tourism is Influencing Travel
Specialized Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How TV Tourism is Influencing Travel

Listen up, couch potatoes. There’s a way to incorporate television into your travels and I don’t mean on your iPhone—it’s TV tourism. More and more places are capitalizing on the fact… Read More…