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Travel Tip: Visiting National Parks in the Off Season
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Visiting National Parks in the Off Season

People traditionally associate national park travel with summer. But, the off season months are when some national parks really come alive, and that’s when smart travelers get going. Yellowstone isn’t… Read More…

Travel Tip: How To Travel With Your Allergies
Health & Fitness / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How To Travel With Your Allergies

Anyone who suffers from  allergies knows the pain of travel—traces of smoke, dust, even down pillows in a hotel bed can set you off. But things are getting easier. Crystal… Read More…

Travel Tip: How To Beat Classic Travel Scams
Travel Safety / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: How To Beat Classic Travel Scams

Travel scams are as old as, well, travel itself. But you can beat some of these scammers at their own game, if you’re prepared. One of the oldest tricks is… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Fight Breast Cancer While Traveling
Health & Fitness / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Fight Breast Cancer While Traveling

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are ways you can put your travel dollars toward a good cause. Hard Rock Hotels have breast cancer awareness programs all month… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Travel Solo and Avoid Supplemental Fees
Solo Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Travel Solo and Avoid Supplemental Fees

If there’s one area where the industry really likes to nail people, it’s the dreaded single-supplement fee. The logic is that if you travel solo, you’re spending for one but… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Prepare for Earthquakes When You Travel
Natural Disasters / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Prepare for Earthquakes When You Travel

When we travel, we often forget to take the same precautions we would at home. But if a natural disaster—like an earthquake—strikes an unfamiliar place, it can make an unexpected… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Listen to Books When You Travel
Apps & Technology / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Listen to Books When You Travel

If you’re like me, you love the experience of reading real books that you can hold in your hand. But, if you are like me, lugging around all that paper… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Take a Tour of an Active Volcano
Australia & New Zealand / Hawaii / Natural Disasters / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Take a Tour of an Active Volcano

Recently, we’ve seen some major volcano activity in places like Iceland and Papua New Guinea. For some of you, that may have sparked an interest in exploring this kind of… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Craziest Things Hotels Will Lend You
Health & Fitness / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Craziest Things Hotels Will Lend You

Hotels will do a lot to compete for your business, and in some cases, they’ll come out with some serious  freebies. The JW Marriott in San Antonio has teamed up… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Smart Wristbands are Changing Travel
Apps & Technology / Travel Gadgets / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Smart Wristbands are Changing Travel

You’ve heard of smartphones—and now even smartwatches—but have you ever encountered a smart wristband? Well, you just might soon. Disney World has something called the MagicBand. It’s an RFID-equipped wristband… Read More…

Travel Tip: Planning Your Trip for Thanksgiving 2014
Travel Deals / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Planning Your Trip for Thanksgiving 2014

Is it really time to start thinking about Thanksgiving travel? You’d better believe it is. Here’s what you need to know. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel period of the year…. Read More…