What exactly is a Francophile? Someone who appreciates French history, culture, fashion, art and cuisine, and that describes me. Ever since I lived in Paris, for four years when I was in my 20′s, I jump at every opportunity to go to France. Last month I jumped at a chance to go to Normandy to follow […]
In this clip from CNN, Marybeth shares great advice for travel safety and hotel security while you travel. “Don’t let fear keep you at home!” says Marybeth. “Use your common sense.” This is an especially helpful video for business travelers.
When You Reserve Your Room Ask if they have security personnel 24/7. Reserve a room located between the second and seventh floors – within reach of a fire department ladder. Request a room that is not near vending machines (noise and loitering), and far from elevators and stairwells. Ask if all rooms have sprinklers, for […]
Women now constitute almost 50 percent of all the business travel in the United States, and spend $175 billion on 14 million trips annually. Women also have safety concerns that men don’t. Here’s a collection of safety tips. Place the “Do Not Disturb” sign on your door to discourage anyone from entering your room while […]