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Travel Tip: How To Beat Classic Travel Scams
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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…

Apps & Websites to Track Fall Foliage
Apps & Technology

Apps & Websites to Track Fall Foliage

It’s fall, which means it’s that time of year again—leaf peeping season. But before you grab a pumpkin spice latte and hit the road to check out the orange and… 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: 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…

What Travelers Need to Know About the Ebola Virus Outbreak
Health & Fitness / Travel News

What Travelers Need to Know About the Ebola Virus Outbreak

In Nigeria and Senegal, the Ebola virus outbreak has largely been contained, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Monday. But the disease has killed some 2,811 people in the… 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: How to Expedite Your Passport
Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Expedite Your Passport

Nothing can derail an international trip faster than realizing your passport has expired or is invalid. Here’s how you can expedite your passport before it’s too late. Did you know… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Safely Store Important Documents
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Safely Store Important Documents

How many times have you been traveling, only to realize you left an important document at home or on another computer? That’s where something called cloud storage can really come… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Catch Fall Foliage at the Right Time
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Catch Fall Foliage at the Right Time

There are lots of places around the country where you can catch fall foliage, but the key is to go at the right time. Otherwise, you might end up taking… Read More…

Travel Tip: Robots are Taking Over Travel
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Travel Tip: Robots are Taking Over Travel

A couple of weeks ago, I joked about how robots are taking over customer service. Well, guess what, folks? It looks like the future is already here. Over in Cupertino,… Read More…