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Travel Tip: Apps to Help You Safely Travel Internationally

When it comes to international travel, forewarned is forearmed.   There are a number of sites and apps that can give you cutting edge information about current risk conditions before… Read More…

Travel Tip: Rivers to Avoid
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Travel Tip: Rivers to Avoid

Summer is here, and so lots of folks want to hit the beaches, swim in the ocean, and jump into local rivers. But before you do that or even put… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Boeing 737 MAX

There is good news in airline technology. Narrow-bodied jets can now fly longer than ever. Boeing calls the new generation of 737s, “MAX.” It’s lighter, has more efficient engines and… Read More…

Travel Tip: Are Airline Ticket Prices Going Up Because of Recent Gas Prices?
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Travel Tip: Are Airline Ticket Prices Going Up Because of Recent Gas Prices?

A number of U.S. airlines are hinting that there may be raised ticket prices because the cost of gas is rising. Jet fuel prices are up more than 62% from… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Websites and Apps to Help You Plan an Event

Trying to figure out a schedule is tough enough when you’re at home. But when you’re on the road and want to get together with friends that can be downright… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps to Help Pet Owners Who Travel
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Travel Tip: Apps to Help Pet Owners Who Travel

If you’re a pet owner, you know the challenges of travel–especially if you need to leave your pet behind. Now there are some helpful apps to give you a peace… Read More…

Travel Tip: A Passenger’s Condition in a Cab or Rideshare Service
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Travel Tip: A Passenger’s Condition in a Cab or Rideshare Service

  The next time you get into a cab or a rideshare service, how much do you know about the current condition of your driver? Or how often do you… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps to Help You Avoid Travel Delays
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Travel Tip: Apps to Help You Avoid Travel Delays

Whenever we travel by car, public transportation or by air, we risk the very high likelihood of delays. But there are now some very useful apps that can give you… Read More…

Travel Tip: LGBTQ Travel
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Travel Tip: LGBTQ Travel

National Pride Month just concluded as different cities around the U.S. celebrated love, diversity and equality. But when it comes to travel, the LGBTQ community still has problems. According to… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Very Quiet Places to Visit

If noise is one of your worst nightmares, I’ve got some suggestions for some of the quietest places on earth. And a lot of them are right here in the… Read More…

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Travel Tip: The International Toilet Tourism Awards

Here is the news I just know you’ve been waiting for. The International Toilet Tourism Awards were just announced.   For the second year, an international research firm presents the… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Regulation of Alcohol Consumption Before Flights

Every time you hear that a passenger has been removed for bad behavior from a flight or that there’s been an altercation in the air, there’s a very good chance… Read More…

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Travel Tip: The Shortest Scheduled Commercial Airline Flights

Most of us know about–and usually complain about–long airline flights. But now it’s time to celebrate the world’s shortest scheduled commercial airline flights. So which is the shortest flight? Well,… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Destinations That Are Sunny Most of the Time

Are you looking for a sunny destination?    Perhaps you might even want a guarantee that it will be sunny all the time or at least most of the time…. Read More…

Travel Tip: The Airplane Evacuation Test
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Travel Tip: The Airplane Evacuation Test

How fast can a plane be evacuated on the ground during an emergency?    Under federal regulations, airlines must pass this test required by the Federal Aviation Administration. Airlines must… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Healthy Travel Snack Ideas

As airport food becomes more sophisticated and varied, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s becoming healthier. For me, it’s BYO (bring your own). You save money and you eat smart when… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tourist Attractions That Might Soon Disappear
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Travel Tip: Tourist Attractions That Might Soon Disappear

Would you like to visit the original Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London? The Seven Falls in Brazil and Paraguay? The original Penn Station in New York? Or how about the… Read More…

The Travel Detective: Secret Tips on Visiting Museums
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The Travel Detective: Secret Tips on Visiting Museums

Most major museums in most major cities charge a pretty hefty admission fee. Then there are some museums that just have a “suggested fee” or a donation. You know what… Read More…

Travel Tip: The World’s Longest Flight
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Travel Tip: The World’s Longest Flight

Earlier this year, Qantas launched one of the world’s longest flights between Perth, Australia and London, England. It is more than 9,000 miles. Now, that record might be eclipsed by… Read More…