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Travel Tip: No ID at the Airport? No Problem!
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: No ID at the Airport? No Problem!

Ever gotten to the airport only to realize you left your driver’s license in your other wallet? Turns out, not having a photo ID at the airport isn’t necessarily a… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airlines Are Now Offering Automated Check-In
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airlines Are Now Offering Automated Check-In

Technology has made it easy to check into flights before we leave the house. Now, the latest trend is automated check-in, which saves you another step in the process. Checking… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Find the Best Pet Harnesses for Driving
Car Travel / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: How to Find the Best Pet Harnesses for Driving

You wouldn’t put a child into a car without a car seat or seat belt, so why would you do the same thing with your pet? Unfortunately, far too many… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Stay At A Training Hotel
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Stay At A Training Hotel

It’s one thing to fill out a comment card about a hotel’s services…but what if you could actually make a difference in how things are done? I’m talking about training… Read More…

Travel Tip: Another Cruise Line Bans Smoking
Cruise Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Another Cruise Line Bans Smoking

It’s probably no surprise that smoking bans are becoming more commonplace…and now we’re starting to see regulations on international waters as well. Carnival is the latest cruise line to ban… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why Homeland Security Cracked Down on Mobile Devices
Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Homeland Security Cracked Down on Mobile Devices

In the past few weeks, you may have noticed travelers facing a lot more security regarding their cell phones and other electronics. Here’s what’s happening…and why. Passengers entering the U.S…. Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Make International Calls
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Make International Calls

In theory, communicating when you’re abroad is easier than ever. But for technophobes—yours truly included—the information can be hard to navigate. Here’s how to make international calls. Data, browsing, and… Read More…

Travel Tip: Vetting Your Community Based Tourism Program
Cultural Immersion / Eco Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Vetting Your Community Based Tourism Program

There’s a growing trend of community based tourism, where you travel to villages or communities to immerse yourself in the culture. The idea is that you’re helping by contributing to their… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Read a Map Offline
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Read a Map Offline

There are several ways get directions on your smartphone or tablet. But until recently, you needed a Wi-Fi signal or 3G connection to access that information. Here’s how to read… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Preventive Care Helps You Save
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Preventive Care Helps You Save

So many of us take decent care of ourselves at home—diet, vitamins, going to the doctor, etc. But when we travel, good habits and preventive care tend to take a… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps to Help You Book Bus & Train Travel
Apps & Technology / Bus Travel / Trains / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps to Help You Book Bus & Train Travel

There are dozens of websites and apps to help you search, compare and book air travel. But what about bus and train travel? Technology is starting to catch up there… Read More…