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Travel Safety Tips

Travel Safety Tips

Here are way to prepare ourselves and avoid trouble.   1. We can be aware of our surrounding. We can avoid questionable neighborhoods and we can communicate that we’re self-assured by walking confidently with our heads up. I learned these safety tips traveling to ninety-plus countries and I hope they’ll be useful to you.   […]

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Travel Tips for Students

Travel Tips for Students

As students get ready to travel, there is more to consider than what bathing suit to pack.   Here are some useful tips to prepare you for a seamless vacation. Lock it up Many hotels, condos, or hostels don’t have “in-room safes”.  Put your passport, cell phone, tablet, and extra cash in your luggage when you […]

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Safety Tips for Women Travelers

Safety Tips for Women Travelers

In view of the recent rape in India and concerns for women traveling worldwide, it’s even more important to be prepared and take precautions. I plan my accommodations, daytime activities and clothing to avoid being a target. You may wonder why are women vulnerable targets for theft or random acts of violence when they travel? […]

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Students Abroad Safety Tips – Tourist Advice

Students Abroad Safety Tips – Tourist Advice

Safety Tips for students going abroad. From experienced college students and travel expert, Marybeth Bond. Women Travel Statistics indicate that the number one issue for women travelers is safety. Here are practical safety tips compiled by my college-age daughter and her friends, who have recently returned from studying abroad; from Florence to Kathmandu to Buenos […]

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Safety Tips Before You Go and On The Road

Safety Tips Before You Go and On The Road

What should you know when you check into a hotel? What should you take out of your wallet or purse when you go out on the town? What can you do to protect your home before you go out for an evening or on a trip? How do you make your home look “lived-in”? Here […]

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Five Ways to Stay Healthy When Traveling

Five Ways to Stay Healthy When Traveling

Getting sick while traveling can put a damper on all your plans. This is how you you can minimize the germs you are exposed to. 1. Above all use hand sanitizers often. 2. Don’t put your head down on the food tray in an airplane to sleep. 3. Don’t put your bread or snack directly […]

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The Perfect Travel Bag – Travel Expert Advice

The Perfect Travel Bag – Travel Expert Advice

  Someday you too may be dropped off  on a beach in Southern Thailand  and have to drag your bag up to the resort. At that moment, you’ll know if you the perfect travel bags and if you’re an accomplished packer. Because the skill of traveling light depends upon your carry-on bag, your luggage choice […]

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Lessons learned from the Costa Concordia and Titanic tragedy?

Lessons learned from the Costa Concordia and Titanic tragedy?

Public’s memory is short and enthusiasm for cruising is high but there are some cruise survival tactics we can take away from this tragedy. See insurance Q&A below. Don’t panic. Have a plan. Make your own decisions.  In an emergency pack your passport, and other IDs, credit cards, all your cash and warm clothes. Listen […]

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Ten Ways to Protect Your Eyes When Traveling

Ten Ways to Protect Your Eyes When Traveling

Some of us have to learn the hard way. After my two-year-around the world trip I discovered I had damaged my eyes by not wearing proper eye protection. My perfect 20/20 eyesight was compromised due to over- exposure to harmful UV rays. How do you protect your eyes from dry airports, hotels, and the elements? […]

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Seven Best Things To Do If Your Flight is Cancelled

Seven Best Things To Do If Your Flight is Cancelled

Airline Passenger Rights 1. Request rule 240, which in the US stipulates that the airline must deliver you to your destination within 2 hours of your scheduled flight time. If it can’t (and delay isn’t due to weather) it must arrange your ticket on another flight at no additional cost. But you must ask for […]

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