Travel Mistakes to Avoid

Not all trips go perfectly. You’re bound to make a few mistakes here and there, and for the most part these mishaps aren’t likely to have a serious impact on your vacation. Certain mistakes, however, can really ruin your trip. Make sure to avoid the following travel errors to make sure your vacation is everything […]

Tips for Using Your Smartphone Abroad

For many people, smartphones have become an integral part of daily life, particularly when traveling. Phones have apps for translation, maps, hotel reviews, and more, and it’s much easier to have one small device that does all those things than to try to carry a library of possibly outdated travel books. Using your smartphone abroad, […]

Safety Tips for Cruises

Cruises are usually a very safe way to take a vacation. While occasional mishaps do occur, the number of people who have trouble on cruise ships is remarkably small considering the millions of passengers who sail on them. The cruise lines follow rigorous regulations and rules to make the ships safe for passengers, but there […]

Tips for Cruising with Children

A cruise can make for a fantastic family vacation. Millions of children travel on cruise ships every year. Many cruise lines specifically target families by cramming their decks with colorful characters and activities for children of all ages. However, simply booking a trip on a family-friendly cruise line doesn’t guarantee a great experience. If you’ve […]

Using ATMs Abroad

For many travelers, ATMs provide the most convenient and least expensive way to get cash while traveling internationally. ATMs tend to offer the best exchange rates and may not charge transaction fees as high as those of local institutions. Using an ATM card abroad, however, can be a little different than using it at home, […]

How to Prepare for a Cruise

Cruise ships offer you the chance for wonderful adventures in luxurious style. Whether you’re headed off on your first cruise or you’ve been around the world on a ship, there are some things you should do to get ready for a cruise. Make sure you’re prepared by doing the following: – Get your documents in […]