Articles written by: Ben Kerns

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9 Tips for Handling a Cancelled or Delayed Flight

An unscheduled change to your flight can alter your travel plans in horrifying ways. It’s easy to get angry at the first sign of a cancelled or delayed flight, but yelling at the airline agent isn’t the appropriate form of action. Here are some tips to help you handle a […]

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6 Adrenaline-Filled Abseiling Locations Around the World

Abseiling used to be simply known as rappelling—something you did after you climb your way up the side of a cliff in order to get back down. Lately, it’s become a sport unto itself. If you’ve always wanted to speed down the side of a giant wall but aren’t sure […]

8 Camera Accessories You Need On Your Next Trip

8 Camera Accessories You Need On Your Next Trip

A high quality camera is a requirement for any overseas trip. You’ve got to capture the memories! Any good camera needs some accessories to go along with it, so set aside the funds for a few extra tidbits before your next adventure so you can snap the best photos possible. […]

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What To Do When You Lose Your US Passport While Overseas

Travelers spend a lot of time and money securing their passports, then even more money coming up with ways to keep them safe while traveling. We buy passport protectors, safes and we look for ways to hide them from potential thieves. Unfortunately, no method is full proof and occasionally your […]

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8 Vaccines You Need Before Traveling

America is a pretty safe place when it comes to infectious diseases—things like polio and measles have been all but wiped out thanks to vaccines. Around the world is a different story. There are still diseases floating around you’d never dream of catching here in the States, so it’s important […]

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7 Safety Tips for Men Who Travel Alone

Traveling solo is an exciting experience, but it comes without the added protection of safety in numbers you might be used to having. While men might not face the same perils in solo traveling around the world as women, there’s still risk involved. Follow these tips to keep yourself, and […]

RFID and Why You Need to Be Aware Of It

RFID and Why You Need to Be Aware Of It

In the digital age we live in simply losing your wallet isn’t the only threat you have to worry about when traveling overseas. Now, potential crooks can use RFID technology to steal your credit card numbers, and therefore your money, without stealing anything off you at all. You need to […]

6 Spectacular Summer Beach Spots of Northern Africa

6 Spectacular Summer Beach Spots of Northern Africa

While many Americans are packing their bags and heading south to the Caribbean this summer, those in the know are heading to Africa instead. That’s because the continent is home to some of the world’s most spectacular beaches, all at an affordable price. The best of the best are located […]

10 Less Popular European Countries You Should Definitely Visit

10 Less Popular European Countries You Should Definitely Visit

There are approximately 50 countries in Europe, but judging by the lack of travel marketing for most of them, we wouldn’t hold it against you if you didn’t know that. Forget about France and Italy—here are some little talked about European countries you need to visit. images ©istockphoto

What To Look For When Choosing A Travel Pack

What To Look For When Choosing A Travel Pack

A travel backpack is the single most important piece of equipment for the traveler who spends a lot of time on the road or trail. It carries all your gear, makes you look stylish and can even serve as an impromptu pillow or cuddle buddy (hey, won’t judge). Not all […]