Smart Travel Tips

6 Tips to Soothe Airplane Jitters

6 Tips to Soothe Airplane Jitters

We’ve all seen that one person on the plane. Huddled by the window, clutching their bag, knuckles white and palms clammy. Unblinking, they silently stare out the tiny window, eyes fixated with dread on the solid earth they are about to depart from. Aviophobia is a fear of flying and [...]

Fast Talk Five

Fast Talk Five

With more than 30 million Americans traveling abroad each year for leisure and business the importance or making a good impression on the world and being able to communicate has become vital.  For people traveling to a country that speaks a foreign language there are a few important words and [...]

6 Mistakes Even Savvy Travelers Make

6 Mistakes Even Savvy Travelers Make

You’ve traveled the world fives times ‘round and you’d like to think you have got it down pat when it comes to smooth and seamless globe trotting. Think again–here are 6 mistakes even the savviest of savvy travelers make. Losing Electronics Even you can’t prevent this one, master traveller. It’s [...]

5 Tips for Beating TSA When Traveling for the Holidays

5 Tips for Beating TSA When Traveling for the Holidays

It’s stressful enough having to worry about losing your luggage in the airport during the crazy holiday travel season, but how about losing your luggage to TSA theft? Airport robberies are on the rise, proprieted by the very ones we trust to handle our luggage with care–airport employees. Here are [...]

10 Ways to Make Traveling Easier

10 Ways to Make Traveling Easier

It should be, “Oh boy, we’re going travelling” not “Oh Brother.” We hope these tips will help you discover the friendly skies and the joy of travelling. Hot Ticket Airline ticket prices change daily or even hourly. Fair? No. True? Yes. There are several website that will help this situation [...]

America’s Most Overrated Tourist Attractions

America’s Most Overrated Tourist Attractions

The United States is chock-full of noteworthy, tourist-friendly sites and monuments. Most of them are worth checking out. Others… not so much. Here’s our list of America’s most overrated tourist destinations, as well as worthwhile alternatives you should visit instead. Four Corners Monument Unless you’re really, really into geographical demarcations, [...]

Travel + Leisure Names The Country’s Best and Worst Airports

Travel + Leisure Names The Country’s Best and Worst Airports

Travel + Leisure has released a list of the nation’s best and worst airports. The rankings were part of the magazine’s World’s Best Awards, an annual survey that allowed readers to vote on the finest ― and crappiest ― cities, accommodations, and transportation services across the globe. Sixty-seven U.S. airports [...]

6 Amazing Trips That Give Back

6 Amazing Trips That Give Back

Anyone can take a vacation, but not everybody can say they took a trip that changed the lives of others and their own. Giving back while on vacation is a more popular, frugal and amazing experience than you would think. There are hundreds of organizations and volunteer groups around the [...]

6 Expert Tips for Fighting Jet Lag

6 Expert Tips for Fighting Jet Lag

Jet lag can take a toll on even the most seasoned air travelers. Thankfully, some of them have developed effective strategies for fighting (or at least mitigating) the nausea, body aches, and other crummy symptoms that often accompany long flights through multiple time zones. Get a good night’s sleep before [...]

5 Tips to Survive Thanksgiving Travel

5 Tips to Survive Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving is coming up and you know what that means: crazy traveling, crazier relatives, Black Friday, delicious food binges, and good times with family and friends. Now, you just need to survive it all. Here are 5 tips to master the Thanksgiving holidays stress-free. Be the Early Bird Start planning [...]