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Tips for Traveling with Electronics

Technology has made the world easier to travel in a lot of ways: QR code tickets on your phone, Skype and email to stay in contact with friends and family globally, GPS so you’ll be able to find your way around a strange city. The downside is that, when your […]


What You Need to Know About Getting Online Worldwide

In this highly connected world we live in, it’s difficult to make it through a day without finding a reason to get online. Whether you’re tethered to the Internet because of work, or you just want to stay in touch with friends, you need to understand the realities of logging […]


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 […]

Dining Etiquette Abroad

Dining Etiquette Abroad

One of the best parts about traveling is getting the chance to experience the local culinary specialties. Sushi in Japan, pizza in Italy, it just doesn’t get any better (or fresher) than that. Ensure that your manners are as good as your meal with our guide to dining etiquette abroad. […]

4 Offbeat Ways to Meet People While Traveling

4 Offbeat Ways to Meet People While Traveling

Whether you’re traveling on your own or with a companion, sometimes meeting cool locals can be the highlight of your trip. But what if you’re traveling to a new destination and don’t know anyone who actually lives there? Enter the internet. Meeting cool people in a new destination has never […]

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sea Turtles

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are amazing marine reptiles—and they’re some of the world’s oldest creatures. Some believe turtles are over 200 million years old and evolved before mammals, birds, snakes, lizards and crocodiles. Read on for some astonishing facts about sea turtles and how you can help conserve their habitat. Sea Turtles Facts There are […]

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Cheapest Travel Companies in Europe

Do you want to travel Europe and save money? If so, transportation companies around the EU offer affordable bus, train and airfare tickets so you can see the best of Europe without blowing your budget. On your next European vacation, check out these options where tickets are as low as […]

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6 Best Places Your US Dollar Will Go Further

Any time is a good time to travel, but simple economics tells us to go when and where the dollar is strong. Exchange rates are working in our favor in many regions of the world right now, making this a great time to stretch your wings and head out. Mexico: […]

German Travel Words to Add to Your Dictionary

German Travel Words to Add to Your Dictionary

Oh, I know, a lot of people make fun of the German language. They say it sounds harsh, rough and well, brutal. Yes, sometimes German has a hard and, well, honest way to say things. Like the German word for airplane: “Flugzeug”, which actually can be translated into“flying thing“. Or“Fahrzeug“ […]


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 […]