Travel Tips

The travel bug can sneak up on your when you least expect it.  However, there are only so many vacation days and only so much money to go around.  What if your family vacation is weeks away? Or you already took it? If you have a zen for travel there are plenty of other ways to satisfy the need for adventure without...

Being stuck in the boarding area with kids in tow can be challenging: You’re exhausted after the schlep through security, and you don’t want to run through your kids’ in-flight entertainment before you leave the ground. Here are some ideas for keeping your children entertained if you have a flight delay or long...

With the advent of social media, more and more people are turning to their mobile phones and devices as sources of companionship especially when on a trip. Trying to find your bearings, avoid a delay or just searching for a last minute deal, your smartphone has likely become your solution provider. To save you from...

Bed bugs are minute insects that feast on the blood of unfortunate sleepers. The results of the bites are skin rashes that can be extremely itchy. If one is planning on traveling for a holiday or business trip, it is best to avoid coming into contact with these pests as getting rid of bed bugs can be labor, monetary...

Feature photo by Photocapy. Photo above by goosmurf. A closer look into the mind of a thief, and how to protect yourself while traveling. No matter how savvy a globetrotter you are or how in-tune with the local culture you try to be, international travel is not without its risks. The fact is, there are people out...