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Travel Tip: How You Can Use Crowdfunding for Your Travels
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips / Weddings & Honeymoons

Travel Tip: How You Can Use Crowdfunding for Your Travels

Is it possible to get other people to pay for your travels? That’s where crowdfunding COULD come in handy, but don’t assume that it means a totally free ride. This… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Booking Flights Through Apps & Social Media

If you thought booking flights with a credit card was straightforward, just wait until you see what technology the airlines are using now. JetBlue lets passengers pay for in-flight purchases using… Read More…

Travel Tip: More River Cruises Add Biking to Their Itineraries
Cruise Travel / Hiking & Biking / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: More River Cruises Add Biking to Their Itineraries

If you thought taking a cruise was synonymous with sitting around the Lido deck with a Piña Colada, think again. Smaller river cruises are actually incorporating on-the-ground biking trips into… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves

It seems like automobiles keep getting smarter, and there’s some new technology that you definitely won’t want to miss. Of course, driverless cars are the biggest topic these days. In… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Cat Cafes
Culinary Travel / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Cat Cafes

Sometimes news comes across my desk that’s so bizarre I think someone must be playing a practical joke. Well, that’s what I thought when I heard about the cat cafe… Read More…

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Tell Local Time
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Tell Local Time

Not only can travel wreak havoc on your schedule, it can make it impossible to figure out the local time both at home and in your destination. Fortunately, with newly… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts
Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts

It’s always a good idea to keep track of receipts, even when you’re traveling for leisure, not business. But those little pieces of paper can be a nuisance, so here… Read More…

Travel Tip: National Parks You Can Visit This Spring
National Parks / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: National Parks You Can Visit This Spring

It’s officially spring and for some people, it’s time to start thinking about a national park visit. Here’s what’s happening this season. Yellowstone National Park has closed the roads to… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Companion Airline Tickets
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Companion Airline Tickets

Does getting a free ticket for your travel companion sound too good to be true? It’s possible, if you pay attention to the fine print. Here’s how you can get… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Ship Your Luggage to Your Cruise Ship
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Ship Your Luggage to Your Cruise Ship

I’ve talked about how to ship your luggage to and from your hotel, but what about your cruise ship? The shipping company Luggage Forward now has a program that lets… Read More…

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…