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Five Questions to Ask Before Booking a Hostel

Five Questions to Ask Before Booking a Hostel

[Katherine Wells]/[iStock]/Thinkstock After an all-night bus ride from Heidelberg and a day of trying desperately to keep our eyes open while touring the museums and parks of Hamburg, my friend and I stumbled over the threshold of our hostel. The floors were sticky as we trudged up the stairs to [...]

Long Plane Ride Ahead? Here’s What to Wear

Long Plane Ride Ahead? Here’s What to Wear

[Digital Vision.]/[Photodisc]/Thinkstock Sitting on a plane for 10 hours in skinny jeans, high heels, and an anti theft handbag with my hair perfectly styled sounds like a horrendously uncomfortable experience. On the other hand, it’s hard to get away with wearing a bathrobe in public. Finding the perfect ensemble for a [...]

How to Get Through Airport Security Quickly

How to Get Through Airport Security Quickly

[Rrrainbow]/[iStock]/Thinkstock The only thing worse than having to strip down in the airport is having to do it knowing there is a line of people waiting behind you heaving impatient sighs and wondering why it’s taking you so long to get your Anti theft handbag and your laptop out of [...]

9 Ways to Cope with a Fear of Flying

9 Ways to Cope with a Fear of Flying

[Pablo Demetrio Scapinachis Armstrong]/[iStock]/Thinkstock Just the other night while watching a movie with my family, one of the main characters, scared of flying, fell to the tarmac and kissed the ground as soon as he exited the plane. “Look, Nik, it’s you,” my family members shouted as they gleefully pointed [...]

The Perfect Travel Wallet

The Perfect Travel Wallet

[Jupiterimages]/[Photos.com]/Thinkstock Your wallet is the most important piece of travel gear and the one thing you definitely do not want to lose. Your RFID blocking passport case can be replaced, but the cash in your wallet? That’s harder to track down. Unless of course you have travel insurance. In light [...]

If You Ever Have to Chaperone a Trip, Scare Your Group with these Movies

If You Ever Have to Chaperone a Trip, Scare Your Group with these Movies

[michelar]/[iStock]/Thinkstock I don’t know why, but sometimes I feel like I was born with the responsibility of leading groups of teenagers through foreign countries. While I love the spirit and budding intellect of the 13-18 sect, they do seem to be permanently set on the ‘self destruct’ mode. Certain adolescent boys [...]

RFIDtec 25 Only RFID Accessory to be Certifed by GSA

RFIDtec 25 Only RFID Accessory to be Certifed by GSA

Last week, our the Pacsafe RFIDtec 25 ID Badge Holder was certified by the General Services Administration of the US government for meeting Personal Identity Verification (PIV) requirements for federal employees and contractors.  By meeting the requirements of the Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 201 (FIPS 201), Pacsafe’s RFIDtec 25 [...]

Ready or Not, Canada, Here We Come!

Canadian fans of Pacsafe, we’re headed your way! That’s right.  We’re responding to the call and now, Stephen and Sue Kay will be leading an initiative to get Pacsafe’s innovate products into Canada.  That means no more searching online for a US store; in a few months, you’ll be able [...]

5 Signs You’ve Been Traveling Too Long

5 Signs You’ve Been Traveling Too Long

[Kuzma]/[iStock]/Thinkstock You could end your backpacking trip for any number of reasons: a job, homesickness, losing one of your anti theft purses, regular sickness and school are just a few examples. In some cases, instead of you ending the trip, the trip ends you. It makes you mad, changes your [...]

Tips for Renting a Car Overseas

Tips for Renting a Car Overseas

[Ron Chapple Stock]/Ron Chapple Studios]/Thinkstock The first time I rented a car in another country was in Israel. A friend had convinced me that we should head out to the desert for the weekend and that since we were going to need a car to get there, I should be [...]