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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: 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…

Diseases Travelers Can Catch in Popular Destinations
Health & Fitness

Diseases Travelers Can Catch in Popular Destinations

When you’re traveling, it’s important to stay healthy. Sometimes it’s as simple as watching out for heat-related illnesses or getting the right vaccinations. Since summer is the biggest travel season, the New… Read More…

Travel Tip: When to Book Through Your Travel Credit Card
Mileage & Reward Programs / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: When to Book Through Your Travel Credit Card

It’s a no-brainer that you can earn points or miles by booking travel WITH a travel credit card. But what about booking travel THROUGH your credit card website? Many credit… Read More…

Why You Need To Go On Vacation
Health & Fitness

Why You Need To Go On Vacation

Hopefully you’re planning a summer vacation, but it might surprise you to learn that the U.S. is the only country in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Medical Help at the Airport
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Medical Help at the Airport

It’s one thing to get sick when you travel, but what if you need medical help before you even get on a flight? In some cases, the airport is exactly… Read More…

Travel Tip: Use These Boating Apps Out on the Water
Apps & Technology / Travel Safety / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Use These Boating Apps Out on the Water

Boating safety is serious business, and there are some tools you definitely want to have with you. One of them is your cell phone! Here’s why. Most mobile phones now… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Protect Yourself With Food Allergy Resources
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Protect Yourself With Food Allergy Resources

It can be tricky to navigate travel with a food allergy—especially if others aren’t so educated about how to accommodate your needs. Here are some helpful resources. What makes allergies… Read More…