Experienced travelers know that luggage in-transit is a hot target for theft. In fact, 29 million bags were tampered with in 2010. At JFK Airport alone, 200 thefts to checked luggage happened daily. Most thefts are done with a simple ballpoint pen jabbing into the zipper like this… Over the [...]
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I love my iPad. As a travel blogger with a lovely, but very heavy computer, this little tablet has made my life easier and my shoulder much happier.
While I definitely wouldn’t turn down a night in a five star hotel, I love staying in hostels…which is good because I’m still at that point in my traveling career where my budget necessitates either hostelling or couchsurfing.
Soccer/football (depending on where you’re reading this from) is the most popular sport on the planet. What makes it so popular is that all you need is a ball to play, so every country
If you grew up celebrating Christmas, it can be a bit of a downer to find yourself alone in a hotel room on Christmas Day, reminiscing over past Christmas celebrations, and missing your friends and
It’s the holiday season, our favorite time of year to mix alcohol with…just about everything. One of the best parts of traveling during this time of year is getting to sample the local holiday
One pleasure that comes from travel is the opportunity to try all sorts of new things. Whether you’re interested in skydiving, shopping in a bizarre, or trying new foods, traveling often encourages us to test our limits.
Spending the night in an exotic location with all the comforts of home is an experience that almost everyone on this planet can appreciate and enjoy.
I’m writing this from seat B, aisle 19. I’m wedged between a middle-aged Dutch woman and an older American man. This is all I know about them and all I am likely to glean.
For the working person there is one word that brings more pleasure to the ears than any other, and that is the word VACATION! All over the world people are counting down the days and