Holiday Air Travel Tips

Flying during the holidays can be a perilous endeavor. Airports are crowded. Lines are long. Tickets are expensive. The weather can be unpredictable. On the other hand, a holiday away from home can make for some great memories, whether you spend your time visiting relatives or checking out a far-off destination you’ve always wanted to […]

Tips for Sunny Days in the Snow

It may seem counterintuitive, but some of the most at-risk people for overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun are those who enjoy outdoor sports during the winter. We often associate winter days with gray skies and snow, but winter in many places also has days when the sun is out. If you’re planning […]

Pros and Cons of Traveler’s Checks

In previous eras, traveler’s checks were just about your only option if you wanted to get cash in a local currency without exchanging money directly. Nowadays, their usage is in decline courtesy of the digital revolution and the proliferation of ATMs worldwide. Traveler’s checks do still have a place in the tourist’s arsenal of tools, […]

Making Friends on Vacation

For many travelers, finding new friends on vacation adds a little something extra to what was already a great trip. At many vacation destinations, you’ll find people are more open to chatting with strangers than they would be at home. In addition, because you chose to go to the same place at the same time, […]